Self-perceived sensory responses to soap and synthetic detergent bars correlate with clinical signs of irritation.

  title={Self-perceived sensory responses to soap and synthetic detergent bars correlate with clinical signs of irritation.},
  author={F. A. Simion and L. D. Rhein and B. Morrison and D. D. Scala and D. Salko and A. Kligman and G. Grove},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={32 2 Pt 1},
  • F. A. Simion, L. D. Rhein, +4 authors G. Grove
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • BACKGROUND Epidemiologic studies indicate that after using soaps and other personal care products, many consumers experience irritation. In 50% of the cases the feelings of skin dryness, itching, and stinging occur in the absence of visible signs of irritation. OBJECTIVE We sought to determine the relation between self-perceived sensory responses of panelists to cleansing products and clinical signs of irritation. METHODS A combination of exaggerated arm-washing methods was designed to… CONTINUE READING
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