Corpus ID: 31034837

Comedogenicity and irritancy of commonly used ingredients in skin care products

  title={Comedogenicity and irritancy of commonly used ingredients in skin care products},
  author={J. E. Fulton},
A survey, using the rabbit ear, of the comedogenicity and irritancy of several groups of skin care products indicates that many contain follicular and surface pithelial irritating ingredients. These ingredients fall into several chemical classes. Certain generalizations can be deduced by examining the results: (1) medium-chain-length fatty acids are more potent than shortor long-chain fatty acids in producing follicular keratosis, (2) the comedogenicity and irritancy of an organic material can… Expand
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