We think of cosmetics as something that will make us look good and young miraculously. We forget to remember that a cosmetic is made of many chemicals. Any of these chemicals can cause problems for our skin rather than repairing it. Cosmetics nowadays contain so many ingredients that it is becoming difficult for a user to find out what might have caused the problem. The problem with any cosmetic results in dermatitis. Let us find out how to prevent dermatitis because of cosmetics use.
The most common dermatitis problems that may be caused by cosmetics are allergic contact dermatitis and irritant contact dermatitis. Irritant contact dermatitis is caused by contact with any substance that hurts the skin. On the extreme side think of getting burnt by any acid or alkali. That is irritation due to contact. But even substances such as water may cause irritant contact dermatitis if the contact remains for a long time. Allergic contact dermatitis is caused when you are allergic to any substance. The allergy need not show immediately. It can show even after using the same product for years. For example, you love using a product and are using it for years with great satisfaction. One fine day you may find inflammation on the skin and to your horror, you find out that your favorite product is causing that now because of allergy.
Cosmetics- safeguards against dermatitis
Try to use cosmetics that contain very few ingredients. Try to write down what causes a reaction to you and avoid using that. Slowly you will be able to prepare a list of products that cause problems to you. Cosmetics are there to help you and not cause more problems. You spend money to look good and not to get itches and red patches or blisters. Safeguard yourself.
This article is only for informative purposes. This article is not intended to be medical advice and it is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor about your medical concerns. Please follow any tip given in this article only after consulting your doctor. The author is not liable for any outcome or damage resulting from information obtained from this article.