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Skin Care Tips — Photosensitivity

7 Cosmetic Ingredients To Avoid

Photosensitivity Sensitive Skin Skin Care Tips

7 Cosmetic Ingredients To Avoid

Reports of adverse reactions to cosmetics have doubled. A lack of government oversight creates problems in tracking the growing number of potentially dangerous reactions to cosmetics.   A new study published Monday, June 26, 2017, in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine,  “reports of adverse reactions to cosmetics and personal care products more than doubled to nearly 1,600 complaints between 2015 and 2016. “  Did you know cosmetic manufacturers have no legal obligation to forward  or report adverse events to the FDA , so any reports from CFSAN reflects only a small proportion of all adverse events. FDA's Center for Food...

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PHOTOSENSITIVITY

Photosensitivity Sensitive Skin UVA/UVB

PHOTOSENSITIVITY

    Phototoxic Reaction More common Change in the skin is usually observed within minutes to hours following exposure to the offending substance photoallergic reaction Photoallergic Reaction Response is not observed for 1 - 3 days after the substance has come into contact with the body    Photosensitivity is an increased sensitivity or abnormal response of the skin to sunlight or artificial light. In particular, exposure to both UVA  and UVB rays have been seen to trigger unusual reactions of the skin in people with certain disorders or those who are taking particular medications or substances.  Redness (erythema) of the skin, similar...

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