Nail Polish Allergy – Fingernail and Toenail Infection


Everyone yields to look good, especially women. They want to get enticing appearance that gets all eye balls. Apart from being attractive, manicure and pedicure are needed to keep your nails hygiene. But, if your skin or nails are sensitive to any of the ingredients in the manicure, you’ll experience an allergic reaction. Nail polish […]

Salicylate Allergy Symptoms and Diagnosis


Salicylate allergy triggers when a hypersensitive people when ingest aspirin or topically use cosmetic products that include this compound ingredient. Apart from medicines and beauty products, this chemical ingredient can be found in fruits and vegetables. Though for some people this ingredient may not stimulate any reaction and can be beneficial. But, it’s not same […]

Oxybenzone Allergy Symptoms

Oxybenzone allergy

Both natural extracts and artificial ingredients are used while manufacturing cosmetic products. Oxybenzone is one such organic compound used in sunscreen lotions. Ingredients in sunscreen cream acts as “Penetration enhancers”, so they easily get absorbed by the skin and can be measured in blood and urine samples. These ingredients may trigger oxybenzone allergy symptoms in hypersensitive people. […]

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate Allergy

Sodium lauryl sulfate allergy

Personal care products that you use to achieve radiant and alluring skin include a bunch of chemicals. According to United Nations Environmental Programme, approximately 70,000 chemical are incorporated in daily used cosmetic products. Sodium lauryl sulfate is one such chemical substance, which can irritate your skin. Sodium lauryl sulfate allergy triggers when you use products […]

Para Phenylenediamine Allergy

Para phenylenediamine allergy

Para PhenyleneDiamine or PPD is extensively used in hair color and other daily used products. This chemical substance used for permanent dye. However, in 2006 American Contact Dermatitis Society declared it Para phenylenediamine allergy as contact allergen of the year. Apart from hair dye, PPD is used in textiles, fur dyes, tattoos, black rubber, black […]

Thimerosal Allergy Symptoms

thimerosal allergy

To prevent life threatening contamination, thimerosal an organic compound has been included in drugs and cosmetic products as a preservative. Its antiseptic ability can thwart bacterial and fungal infection. But, in hypersensitive people, ingredients in this organic compound can trigger thimerosal allergy symptoms. Itchy red patches and swelling on thimerosal injected spot can be seen. […]