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Rational understanding of cosmetic adverse reactions

2020-08-18 18:07:25 Joes 15

In daily life, cosmetics bring beauty to consumers, but some consumers use cosmetics, causing skin itching, erythema and other symptoms, which is the most common manifestation of cosmetic adverse reactions. How should we rationally understand and effectively avoid adverse reactions of cosmetics?

Q: why do cosmetic adverse reactions occur?

A: there are many reasons for adverse reactions of cosmetics: some of the cosmetics used by consumers are illegal products, expired products or cosmetics not stored according to storage conditions, such as cosmetics illegally added with hormones or antibiotics. Although some consumers use legitimate cosmetics, they are allergic to some components in the cosmetics used, resulting in some adverse reactions such as allergy. There are also some consumers did not read the label of cosmetics, did not use cosmetics according to the correct use method. For example: before using hair dye cosmetics, there is no allergy warning test, resulting in allergic symptoms after hair dyeing.

Q: what are the specific manifestations of cosmetic adverse reactions?

Some of the most common skin reactions, such as itching, itching, itching, itching, itching, etc.

Q: how to reduce the occurrence of cosmetic adverse reactions?

A: first, we should choose cosmetics with legal sources. When using cosmetics in beauty salons, we should also ask about the source of the products, carefully check the labels and instructions of the products, and ask for the purchase certificate when necessary. Purchase products to pay attention to the invoice and shopping vouchers, in order to protect the rights.

Second, we should pay attention to check whether the cosmetic label content is clear and whether the package is in good condition. In the label, the product name, full ingredient label, name and address of the manufacturer, use method, production date and shelf life, storage conditions and necessary safety warnings should be clearly marked; imported cosmetics should have Chinese labels. Consumers should have a reasonable expectation of the efficacy of cosmetics, and should be vigilant to avoid the use of cosmetics with explicit or implied medical effects, exaggerated publicity or misleading contents in the label.

Third, we should use cosmetics reasonably according to the use methods specified in the cosmetics label. In case of adverse reactions of cosmetics, it should be stopped immediately. If necessary, go to the dermatology department of the hospital in time. When seeking medical advice, you should bring the cosmetics and their packages that have been used recently to help doctors judge whether the symptoms are related to the use of the cosmetics.

Q: what should be paid attention to when using cosmetics for allergic constitution, pregnant women and other special groups?

People with allergic constitution (such as asthma, allergic rhinitis, etc.) and patients with allergic skin diseases (eczema, atopic dermatitis, urticaria, etc.) should be tested before using cosmetics. If consumers are aware of their own allergens, they can identify whether the products contain the ingredients of their own allergies by checking the full component labels of cosmetics, so as to avoid using the products that may cause allergy to the maximum extent.

As a special group, pregnant women should consider not only the influence of cosmetics on themselves, but also the health of the fetus in the abdomen. Therefore, we should try to choose simple cosmetic products to reduce unnecessary use of cosmetics, such as hair coloring, perming, freckle, perfume, lipstick and other products.

Q: how should consumers report adverse reactions to cosmetics?

A: consumers can contact the cosmetics brand side to inform them of the information about adverse reactions after using a certain product. If consumers go to a medical institution as a monitoring and evaluation base or sentinel point of cosmetic adverse reactions, they can report adverse reactions through the medical institution. Consumers can also report the adverse reactions that may be related to the use of cosmetics to the local cosmetics adverse reaction monitoring agency or the Department in charge of drug supervision and management.

Q: in order to avoid adverse reactions of cosmetics, should we reduce the use of cosmetics?

A: the use of cosmetics has become a part of people's daily life. Objectively speaking, most cosmetics on the market are safe. In the population of adverse reactions of cosmetics, most of the injuries caused by adverse reactions are mild. After stopping the use of cosmetics causing adverse reactions, most of the consumers' symptoms can be self-healing. Therefore, consumers should not only improve the awareness of safe use of make-up, but also have confidence in safe use of makeup.