SKIN DISORDERS CAUSED BY COSMETICS
1. Irritant Contact Dermatitis
What are the symptoms and sign irritation
The patient may experience only burning or stinging sensation after applying the cosmetic on the skin.
What should I do when I suspect that I have irritation from cosmetics?
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
What are the symptoms and signs cosmetics allergies?
What should I do if I suspect that I have cosmetic allergy?
Consult your doctor. You should stop applying all cosmetics on the affected skin or anywhere else immediately. Your doctor will prescribe you topical or in severe cases, oral corticosteroid to reduce the skin inflammation. Oral antihistamines may reduce intense itch. Patch testing should be done when the rash subsides to ascertain the cause of allergy.
What test can be done to confirm my cosmetic allergy?
CosmeticInducedd Pimples (Acne)
4. Special Cosmetic Allergies