Leon H. Kircik, MD DermResearch PLLC, Louisville, Kentucky; Indiana University, School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky
by Joseph B. Bikowski, MD, FAAD[a], and James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD [b] [a]Private Practice, Sewickley, Pennsylvania; [b] Dermatology Residency Director, Valley Hospital Medical Center; Clinical Assistant Professor (Dermatology), Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine and University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas Skin and Cancer Clinics, Las Vegas, Nevada Abstract Given the
Background: Moisturizers are used by patients with dry skin conditions as well as those with healthy skin to enhance and preserve the smoothness of the skin and to interrupt the dry-skin cycle. Moisturizers are generally considered safe, although skin reactions, such as allergic contact dermatitis from topical preparations may occur. Cosmetic products including moisturizers are among the main culprits of allergic contact dermatitis.
by James Q. Del Rosso, DO; Sanjay Bhambri, DO; and Brent Michaels, DO Valley Hospital Medical Center, Las Vegas, Nevada Disclosure: Dr. Del Rosso is a consultant to, speaker for, and performs research for Obagi Medical Products, Arcutis, Allergan, Coria, Galderma, Graceway, Intendis, Medicis, Onset, OrthoNeutrogena, PharmaDerm, Quinnova, Ranbaxy, SkinMedica, Stiefel, Triax, Unilever, and Warner