Contact Dermatitis

Where’s the real fear when it comes to ‘free from’ skincare?

‘Free-from claims are based on fear and should stop‘ reads the headline of a report from Cosmetics Design Europe, which is drawn from remarks made by an industry panel at a recent In-Cosmetics Summit meeting. Are they? I don’t read ‘free from animal derivatives’…
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Three ingredients, three problems …

Three interesting snippets on issues that concern us have come to our attention lately … The first concerns the preservative methylisothiazolinone (MI) — a subject we have covered extensively before. Cosmetics Design Europe recently reported that Denmark has called for…
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The Lottery of Skincare

In our latest article on Skins Matter, we report on the case of a woman who developed a rash after several weeks using a body lotion containing goats’ milk — and despite ceasing using the product as soon as this…
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Methylisothiazolinone and Methylchloroisothiazolinone

If you’ve arrived at this now old post because you’re looking for products free from the preservatives methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI), please see the dedicated website Methylisothiazolinone Free, which has extensive lists of safe cosmetics, make-up, household detergents, paints, pet…
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