acne cosmetica

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ac·ne cos·me·t'i·ca

low-grade, noninflammatory acne lesions resulting from repeated application of comedogenic agents in cosmetics.
Acne vulgaris in those who groom their scalp and facial hair with greasy lubricants, resulting in closed comedones on the forehead, temples, cheeks, and chin. It is thought to be more common in African Americans

ac·ne cos·me·ti·ca

(ak'nē koz-mē'tik-ă)
Low-grade, noninflammatory acne lesions due to repeated application of comedogenic agents in cosmetics.
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For those who are acne prone--and that's not just teenagers, as many adults, especially women, are still plagued by acne--it's smart to consider comedogenicity, which refers to ingredients that cause acne, when choosing a sunscreen.
Comedogenicity of squalene monohydroperoxide in the skin after topical application.
Comedones can also arise with use of ingredients seen in skin care products such as cocoa butter and esters like isopropyl myristate and isopropyl isostearate that have varying levels of comedogenicity [5].
The presence of squalene is a marker of the likelihood and severity of AV because this compound enhances the comedogenicity and proliferation of P.
There is also anecdotal evidence of its usefulness in providing relief to sufferers of eczema (Emu Oil: Comedogenicity Testing, 1993).
With two facilities and a diverse subject base we specialize in full range of tests, including but not limited to RIPT, SPF, In-Use, Anti-Aging, Patch, photosensitivity, Long Lasting, Waterproof, Comedogenicity, eye products, clinical and perception studies.
A comedogenicity exam uses a patch test followed by skin impressions to evaluate the potential of a product to cause comedones (pimples, plugs) in the skin.
E., 1989, Comedogenicity and irritancy of commonly used ingredients in skin care products, J.
With two facilities and a diverse subject base we specialize in a full range of tests, including but not limited to RIPT, SPF, In-Use, Anti-Aging, Patch, photosensitivity, Long Lasting, Waterproof, Comedogenicity, eye products, clinical and perception studies.
With two facilities and a diverse subject base, we specialize in a full range of tests, including but not limited to RIPT, SPF, in-use, anti-aging, patch, photosensitivity, long-lasting, waterproof, comedogenicity, eye products, clinical and perception studies.
Specializing in patch tests, anti-aging, image analysis, comedogenicity and eye area product testing.