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Facial Irritation Due to Sunscreen Products

Facial Irritation Due to Sunscreen Products This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor.— In a recently conducted trial in humid central Florida, we tested some new sunscreen products, as well as commercially available products. PreSun, Eversun, Eclipse, Piz Buin Exlcusiv Extrem Cream, and several new formulations were applied one hour before being subjected to the following four conditions: (1) a stress of prolonged sunbathing (two to four hours) with the subject in prone position; (2) passive sunbathing after a period of exercise that induced sweating; (3) a stress of 15 minutes swimming in a chlorinated pool; and (4) combined activities (swimming and sweating) simulating beach conditions. Products were evaluated after single and repeated applications. The 45 subjects were exposed for two to four hours between 11AM and 3PM. A new side effect was observed following use of one of the commercially available sunscreens, Eclipse.During exposure, several of the subjects complained of severe facial burning. We discovered that two out http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

Facial Irritation Due to Sunscreen Products

Facial Irritation Due to Sunscreen Products

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor.— In a recently conducted trial in humid central Florida, we tested some new sunscreen products, as well as commercially available products. PreSun, Eversun, Eclipse, Piz Buin Exlcusiv Extrem Cream, and several new formulations were applied one hour before being subjected to the following four conditions: (1) a stress of prolonged...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1975 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1975.01630160115021
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor.— In a recently conducted trial in humid central Florida, we tested some new sunscreen products, as well as commercially available products. PreSun, Eversun, Eclipse, Piz Buin Exlcusiv Extrem Cream, and several new formulations were applied one hour before being subjected to the following four conditions: (1) a stress of prolonged sunbathing (two to four hours) with the subject in prone position; (2) passive sunbathing after a period of exercise that induced sweating; (3) a stress of 15 minutes swimming in a chlorinated pool; and (4) combined activities (swimming and sweating) simulating beach conditions. Products were evaluated after single and repeated applications. The 45 subjects were exposed for two to four hours between 11AM and 3PM. A new side effect was observed following use of one of the commercially available sunscreens, Eclipse.During exposure, several of the subjects complained of severe facial burning. We discovered that two out

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 1975

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