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Dermatol Clin. 2014 Jan;32(1):1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2013.09.006.

Allergic contact dermatitis to cosmetics.

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Department of Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1305 York Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA. Electronic address: mip2038@med.cornell.edu.

Abstract

Allergic contact dermatitis caused by cosmetic products is an increasing concern given the continual creation and introduction of new cosmetics to the public. This article presents an overview of how to evaluate a patient for patch testing, including common areas for cosmetic-induced dermatitis, common cosmetic allergens, and proper management.

KEYWORDS:

ACD; Allergic contact dermatitis; Cosmetic; Cosmetic allergy; Cosmetic patch testing; Cosmetic series; Patch testing

PMID:
24267417
DOI:
10.1016/j.det.2013.09.006
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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