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Author: Dr. Sandy Skotnicki
Which Chemical in Hair Dye Caused My Allergic Rash?
Q: I recently dyed my hair, and ended up with a rash on my forehead, ears and scalp – and… Read more »
How Can I Manage Bad Flare-ups of Eczema on My Eyelids?
Q: I have mild to moderate eczema that sometimes flares badly on my face. This is especially the case for… Read more »
Could a Common Ingredient in Shampoo Cause an Allergic Rash?
Q: After using a new shampoo, I broke out in a rash on my ears. The shampoo contains methylisothiazolinone, and… Read more »
Is It Allergy or Why Is Sunscreen Making My Skin Red and Itchy?
Question: I get allergic dermatitis with some fragrances (which I avoid). Now, I’m struggling with sunscreens. I’ve tried a couple… Read more »
Can Aloe Vera Make Your Skin Break Out in a Rash?
Q: I was using an eye shadow that made my eyelids break out in dermatitis. (l have fragrance skin allergies).… Read more »
Controlling Eczema Flare-Ups in the Summer
Q. I am a 26-year-old with atopic dermatitis that is reasonably well controlled in cool weather. But last summer l… Read more »
How to Get Your Skin Winter-Ready with Eczema
Q. Last winter, it was very cold where I live, and I struggled with my atopic eczema. I got outbreaks… Read more »
Safe Makeup Tips for Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
Q. My teenage daughter has eczema (atopic dermatitis) that now seems under control. She’s been asking about wearing makeup lately.… Read more »