Joel Schlessinger, MD
FREQUENTLY ASKED
QUESTIONS ABOUT
REACTIONS TO SKIN
CARE INGREDIENTS
Interested in learning more or s...
Products such as moisturizers,
cleansers, serums, shampoos,
deodorants, makeup and soaps may
contain ingredients that coul...
Some common ingredients that have
the potential to cause reactions are
fragrances, parabens and
preservatives. A reaction ...
LovelySkin.com carries a wide
selection of products that
soothe irritated skin without
containing common allergens.
These ...
FixMySkin Healing Body Balm
Unscented with 1%
Hydrocortisone is a powerful
balm that banishes irritating skin
symptoms. Hy...
Noble Formula Bar Soap is a
gentle cleanser that heals dry,
itchy skin. Natural ingredients
hydrate damaged cells to impro...
Avene Tolerance Extreme Cream
is designed to relieve sensitive,
irritated skin with its gentle,
nourishing formula. This c...
Vanicream Sunscreen SPF 35 Sport is
free of harsh ingredients that irritate
sensitive skin and eyes. Zinc oxide
and octino...
Free & Clear Shampoo is safe to
use on a sensitive scalp. Free of
harsh ingredients and additives,
this shampoo will not c...
Obagi Nu-Derm Tolereen temporarily
relieves irritation, itching and pain.
This cream contains 0.5%
hydrocortisone, which s...
Here’s how you can find out
more about Dr. Joel Schlessinger:
- Facebook http://www.facebook.com/drjoelschlessinger
- Twit...
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Joel Schlessinger MD - FAQ Reactions to Skin Care Ingredients

  1. 1. Joel Schlessinger, MD FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT REACTIONS TO SKIN CARE INGREDIENTS Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SensitiveSkin to browse our full selection of products.
  2. 2. Products such as moisturizers, cleansers, serums, shampoos, deodorants, makeup and soaps may contain ingredients that could act as antigens and trigger a reaction. An irritant contact reaction occurs when skin is actually damaged by a harsh substance. An allergic contact reaction occurs in those who are allergic to a specific ingredient found in a product. What is a reaction to skin care ingredients? Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SensitiveSkin to browse our full selection of products.
  3. 3. Some common ingredients that have the potential to cause reactions are fragrances, parabens and preservatives. A reaction can occur anywhere from minutes to hours after exposure, or it may take days or weeks of continued exposure. Symptoms include redness, swelling, rash, dry, flaky patches of skin, itchiness and hive-like breakouts. What are the symptoms of a reaction to skin care ingredients? Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SensitiveSkin to browse our full selection of products.
  4. 4. LovelySkin.com carries a wide selection of products that soothe irritated skin without containing common allergens. These products are personally selected and recommended by Joel Schlessinger, MD. How can I avoid reactions to skin care ingredients? Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SensitiveSkin to browse our full selection of products.
  5. 5. FixMySkin Healing Body Balm Unscented with 1% Hydrocortisone is a powerful balm that banishes irritating skin symptoms. Hydrocortisone reaches deep into the cells to moisturize and relieve irritation, making it perfect for soothing allergic reactions. FixMySkin Healing Body Balm with 1% Hydrocortisone Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SensitiveSkin to browse our full selection of products.
  6. 6. Noble Formula Bar Soap is a gentle cleanser that heals dry, itchy skin. Natural ingredients hydrate damaged cells to improve the appearance of dry, flaky patches and calm inflammation. This bar contains 2% pyrithione zinc and is great for treating conditions such as eczema. Noble Formula Bar Soap Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SensitiveSkin to browse our full selection of products.
  7. 7. Avene Tolerance Extreme Cream is designed to relieve sensitive, irritated skin with its gentle, nourishing formula. This cream contains only nine ingredients and its key ingredient is Avene Thermal Spring Water, which works to soothe, calm and soften the complexion. Avene Tolerance Extreme Cream Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SensitiveSkin to browse our full selection of products.
  8. 8. Vanicream Sunscreen SPF 35 Sport is free of harsh ingredients that irritate sensitive skin and eyes. Zinc oxide and octinoxate prevent UV damage while CoQ10 neutralizes free radicals to prevent future irritation. Water- resistant for up to 80 minutes, this sunscreen is ideal for your active lifestyle. Vanicream Sunscreen SPF 35 Sport Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SensitiveSkin to browse our full selection of products.
  9. 9. Free & Clear Shampoo is safe to use on a sensitive scalp. Free of harsh ingredients and additives, this shampoo will not cause redness, itching or irritation. It’s great for all hair types and will not weigh hair down. Free & Clear Shampoo Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SensitiveSkin to browse our full selection of products.
  10. 10. Obagi Nu-Derm Tolereen temporarily relieves irritation, itching and pain. This cream contains 0.5% hydrocortisone, which sinks into the pores quickly to reduce inflammation at the cellular level. Lactic acid encourages cell turnover to improve tone and texture and to keep your skin healthy and calm. Obagi Nu-Derm Tolereen Before After Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SensitiveSkin to browse our full selection of products.
  11. 11. Here’s how you can find out more about Dr. Joel Schlessinger: - Facebook http://www.facebook.com/drjoelschlessinger - Twitter http://www.twitter.com/drschlessinger - Blogs http://drjoelschlessinger.com/ http://drjoelschlessinger.wordpress.com/ Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SensitiveSkin to browse our full selection of products.
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