Although applying make-up is an indispensable part of everyday life for many women and young girls, different dermatological side effects occur depending on the make-up products. Stating that the most important of these side effects is allergic skin rashes due to make-up products, dermatology and venereal disease specialist Prof. Dr. Deniz Seçkin said: “These allergic reactions are manifested by redness, itching and dandruff on the skin, especially in the areas where makeup products come in contact. Since the eyelids and skin around the eyes are thin and sensitive, allergic reactions in these areas can result from exposure to makeup products, especially eye shadow and mascara. If a person has previously had an allergic reaction developed as a result of make-up products and the substance causing this reaction has been detected by a skin test, that person should definitely check the label before purchasing a make-up product and check whether the allergic substance is in the product.
Especially oily concealers and foundations can clog the pores of the facial skin, causing acne and acne precursor blackheads (comedones) in people with oily skin and in young people with a high incidence of acne (pimples). For this reason, it would be appropriate for people with oily skin and people prone to acne not to wear concealer makeup and not to use oily makeup products and foundation.” Exposure to the sun’s rays (ultraviolet) can cause premature skin aging ( wrinkles, lines, blemishes) and long-term skin cancer. For this reason, it is appropriate to use sunscreen before going out. People who do not want to use sunscreen before makeup can also use makeup products that contain UV protection (ultraviolet protection should be at least SPF 30). Another important point is that make-up materials are suitable for one’s own skin type. Oily skin can look oilier when oily products are used on oily skin, and dry skin can increase when the right products are not used, therefore products should be chosen that are suitable for the skin characteristics, preferably in accordance with the recommendations of a dermatologist. ” Prof. Dr. Seçkin stated that the expiration date of the product is also important when purchasing makeup products, ” When purchasing makeup products, the expiration date should be checked.
Products whose expiration date has passed should not be used. These products can harbor bacteria over time, and products used specifically for the eyes and eyelashes can cause infections in the eyelashes and conjunctiva layer of the eye. It would be appropriate not to share makeup products with anyone else and to clean the brushes used for makeup at least once a week. unclear content should not be used, and also stressed the importance of makeup cleaning Prof. Dr. type and then the skin should be moisturized.