Sensitive skin: an epidemiological study.

  title={Sensitive skin: an epidemiological study.},
  author={Carolyn M Willis and Sandi G Shaw and Olivier de Lacharri{\`e}re and M Baverel and L Reiche and Roland Jourdain and Philippe Bastien and John I. D. Wilkinson},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={145 2},
BACKGROUND There is a growing awareness that some individuals exhibit heightened skin sensitivity, particularly on the face, and have a high incidence of adverse reactions to cosmetics and toiletries. OBJECTIVES To carry out an epidemiological study to assess the prevalence of sensitive skin and cosmetic-related adverse events in a U.K. population, and to examine possible factors that may be associated with sensitive skin. METHODS Self-assessment questionnaires were sent out to 3300 women… CONTINUE READING


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