Dermatitis on the face: the result of contact with an irritant

February 13, 2011

  • Dermatitis on the face: the result of contact with an irritant
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 Dermatitis face
 Dermatitis on the face may occur for various reasons, but the result is almost always the same - more or less pronounced inflammatory reaction, which takes place at the elimination of contact with an irritant. Prolonged contact with the same stimuli leads to chronic inflammation of the skin.

The causes of dermatitis on the face very often gets various cosmetics - it is no coincidence that more common in women than in men. In addition, it often occurs in patients who have already had dermatitis in other areas, such as the hands.

Triggers dermatitis on the face can be:

  • Rubber. It should be noted that the rubber is contained in so many of our usual subjects, for example, in the applicator, which is used for applying mascara, or Sponge, which is applied or removed decorative cosmetics. All this can cause dermatitis on the face.
  • Metals. The most common trigger for dermatitis from metals is nickel. It is often included in the composition of alloys, used to make, for example, jewelry tweezers and eyelash curler, which can come into contact with the skin, causing an allergic reaction.

 Dermatitis on the face: the result of contact with an irritant


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 , Both at home and in specialized stores. These products may cause dermatitis on the face, without causing him in his arms. The acrylates may also be contained in the spectacle frames and various adhesives.

 Dermatitis on the face: the result of contact with an irritant

Pine resin

Pine resin is a part of some cosmetics; Furthermore, contact with it can occur in gymnasiums, in furniture stores, and so on. If, after touching the touch resin you face it may lead to the development of dermatitis on the face.

 Dermatitis on the face: the result of contact with an irritant

The ingredients of sunscreens

Benzophenone ingredient of many sunscreens, which blocks ultraviolet radiation of both types may also cause dermatitis on the face.

 Dermatitis on the face: the result of contact with an irritant

Means for hair care

Benzophenone is also found in a variety of products for hair care.

Cocamidopropylbetaine, which is part of many children's shampoos can also be the causative agent of dermatitis on the face - not least because facial skin is sensitive scalp.

 Dermatitis on the face: the result of contact with an irritant


Many patients with dermatitis on the face trying to treat a violation of their own with the help of non-prescription topical corticosteroids.

Prolonged use of these drugs thins the skin, which leads to the appearance of spider veins and rosacea can cause Rosacea - undetermined  Rosacea - undetermined
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 If corticosteroids applied to the skin around the eyes.

If you suspect dermatitis is necessary to consult a dermatologist. Fully cured dermatitis on the face is not possible, however avoiding exposure triggers and using some of the funds for the relief of symptoms can be successful in controlling the disease.

How to get rid of acne on the chest and the back: the subtleties and tricks

December 23 2010

  • How to get rid of acne on the chest and the back: the subtleties and tricks
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 how to get rid of acne on the chest and back
 The success of the treatment of acne depends on several factors, not least of all - the chosen method of treatment. From mild forms of acne it is relatively easy to get rid of using OTC and nutrition. With strong acne necessary consultation dermatologist and treatment of prescription drugs, such as antibiotics.

The best acne treatment plan includes not only the use of drugs, but also a change in eating habits and lifestyle in general. Ways to get rid of acne includes daily acne skin, oral acne medications, topical acne treatment and diet. The main way for you to get rid of acne, are a daily skin care, use of oral medications for acne, the use of drugs for external use, and diet.


Daily skin care for acne

First, to get rid of acne, the skin must be maintained free of various contaminants, which can lead to inflammation. To do this:

  • Keep hair and hands away from your face

The hair and the hands can be a lot of dirt and bacteria, which in contact with the face can cause irritation. If you have long hair, it is especially important that they do not touch the person, because they are easy to collect a variety of pollution. Do not touch the face hands, does not prop up his chin and cheeks. Always carry wet wipes, to see if you will need, for example, to correct makeup, you can do it with clean hands.

  • Use nekomedogennuyu cosmetics

Mask acne using makeup is possible but should avoid oily cosmetics, because it blocks the pores and, moreover, it is difficult to remove.

Use nekomedogennuyu cosmetics - preferably one that contains substances, dries pimples.

  • Clean your face twice a day

Regularly clean the skin of impurities, bacteria, fat, acne and other pathogens. This is especially important if you live in a region with poor environment and / or active in sports.

  • Change the bed linen is not less than once per week

Fat, dead skin cells, dust collects on the bedding, especially on the pillow cases, and if you rarely change it, can cause acne.

  • Use the special cleansing lotions, toners and moisturizers for acne

Currently, there are many tools designed to fight acne; their most common ingredients are benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid - they effectively kill the bacteria that cause acne. Cosmetics with plant extracts may be somewhat less effective, but it is ideal for people with sensitive skin Sensitive skin: causes and care  Sensitive skin: causes and care
   and / or are allergic to benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid.


Means for acne for outdoor use

The most common ingredients such funds are benzoyl peroxide, tea tree oil Tea tree oil  Tea tree oil
 , Salicylic acid, lactic acid Lactic acid - shows our health  Lactic acid - shows our health
   and glycolic acid.

The composition of prescription drugs for the treatment of acne can include antibiotics such as clindamycin and erythromycin, and retinoids.

They pretty quickly treat acne, but some people may cause severe skin irritation.


Oral medications to treat acne

Patients with severe acne are sometimes prescribed oral medication intake, most often - antibiotics to treat acne from the inside. The most potent drugs against acne is isotretinoin, or Accutane. It effectively treats acne, however, is not totally safe for physical and mental health. Use of isotretinoin is associated with the development of severe depression that can lead a person to suicide. In addition, it can not be used during pregnancy, and women who plan to become pregnant soon. Antibiotics for acne treatment is much safer, but sometimes they are less effective.

There is also an alternative means of treating acne, for oral administration. Some of the most popular such tool is apple cider vinegar. Drinking tea a few spoonfuls of mixed vinegar with a glass of water every day, you can clear the body of toxins and get rid of acne.


Diet and Health

Those who want to get rid of acne, you should avoid the following foods:

  • Foods rich in saturated fats. Saturated fats can become not only triggers inflammation in the skin, but also enhance the level of cholesterol.
  • Foods high in sugar (for example, milk chocolate, sweets and cakes.) They increase the level of insulin and stimulate the hormones that cause acne.
  • Dairy. Hormones and saturated fats contained in milk, often lead to an aggravation of acne. However, do not completely abandon of dairy products - low-fat dairy products can be very useful for the skin.

Be sure to include in your diet the following products:

  • Green leafy vegetables;
  • Foods with a low glycemic index;
  • The organic raw products;
  • Multivitamins (especially important to get sufficient zinc, vitamins A and E);
  • Saltwater fish and other foods rich in omega-3;
  • Probiotics (contained in kefir, yogurt and dietary supplements).

In addition to the diet, it is important to use other methods to maintain good mental and physical health. Stress can be a major cause of acne because the skin is very sensitive to the emotions that we experience. Learn basic techniques of stress management Stress Management: everything under control  Stress Management: everything under control
   and relaxation, and regularly use them.

It is equally important to get enough sleep - lack of sleep negatively affects the skin. Physical activities are essential for those who seek to get rid of acne. They contribute to the removal of toxins from the body, improve metabolism and help cope with stress. As you know, many sports can replace drugs but no medicine can not replace the sport. It is very important to treat acne.