Cosmetic Allergies Directory
Cosmetic allergies include allergic reactions to makeup, conditioners, shampoos, deodorants, moisturizers, perfumes, and more. If they cause a reaction when they touch the skin, the condition is called contact dermatitis. Symptoms of a reaction include itching, swelling, and redness. Cosmetic allergies can be avoided by not using the products that cause the reaction. However, if a reaction does occur, OTC ointments can usually ease the symptoms. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how a cosmetic allergy is caused, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
WebMD interviews Clifford W. Bassett, MD, to get answers to three top questions about fragrance allergies, including sources, symptoms, and hypoallergenic and fragrance-free products.
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