The use of cleansers as therapeutic concomitants in various dermatologic disorders.

@article{Bikowski2001TheUO,
  title={The use of cleansers as therapeutic concomitants in various dermatologic disorders.},
  author={Joseph Bikowski},
  journal={Cutis},
  year={2001},
  volume={68 5 Suppl},
  pages={12-9}
}
The choice of a mild cleansing agent is important in the adjunctive management of various skin conditions, such as atopic dermatitis, acne vulgaris, rosacea, photoaging, retinoid-induced irritant dermatitis, and sensitive skin. There are 3 major categories of cleansing agents: soaps, synthetic detergents, and lipid-free cleansing agents. The irritancy potential of cleansing agents is a function of a number of factors, including the pH, type of surfactants, and amount of skin residue… CONTINUE READING

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