comedogenic


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comedogenic

 [kom″ĕ-do-jen´ik]
producing a comedo or comedones.

com·e·do·gen·ic

(kom'ē-dō-jen'ik),
Tending to promote the formation of comedones.
[comedo + G. genesis, production]

comedogenic

(kŏm′ĭ-dō-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Tending to produce or aggravate acne.

com·e·do·gen·ic

(kom'ĕ-dō-jen'ik)
Tending to promote the formation of comedones.
[comedo + G. genesis, production]
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Kligman, "A human model for assessing comedogenic substances," Archives of Dermatology, vol.
Some of them interpret what the ingredients mean, their toxicity level, how comedogenic they are - which is their tendency to block pores and cause acne, and verify claims such as 'organic' and 'natural'.
The latter actions increase sebum triglycerides and fatty acid desaturation, leading to a proinflammatory and comedogenic monosaturated fatty acid profile.
Salicylic acid peels in polyethylene glycol vehicle for treatment of comedogenic acne in Japanese patients.
(23) It is possible that UV radiation, which may cause inflammation and generate squalene peroxides which are highly comedogenic may play a role in the persistence of acne in tropical countries in addition to sweating and increased humidity.
Ingredients to beware of are mineral oil, lanolin and comedogenic ingredients such as fragrance.
Crude extracts of shea nut may be comedogenic and/or allergenic.
acnes colony count, sebum production, and several cytokines and receptors: interleukin-1 (comedogenic), interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (anticomedogenic), interleukin-10 (anti-inflammatory), tumor necrosis factor (proinflammatory), TGF-[beta] (anti-inflammatory), and melanocortin-1 receptor (expressed in healthy sebaceous glands).
The Isopropyl Shea Butterate in Jarplex MUR is made up of stearic acid and oleic acid, which are proven to be significantly lower on the comedogenic scale and thus not as pore clogging when used daily.
In addition avoid using fabric conditioner on your bedding as the ingredients can be comedogenic (blackhead forming) when in contact with the skin.
You should also avoid using fabric conditioner on your bedding, as the ingredients can be comedogenic (blackhead forming) when in contact with the skin.
The main things to remember are avoid harsh soaps, stripping toners and aggressive drying lotions and steer away from any comedogenic (pore-clogging) ingredients such as petroleum and mineral oil.