How much do you know about Dermocosmetic?
What is Dermocosmetic? Dermocosmetic is the term that combines dermatology and cosmetic. It originates back to several centuries ago when monks started to sell medicine made out of plant that they grew themselves. As the medicine’s effect got famous, it was sold as cosmetic in the pharmacy, and it is passed along until now as Dermocosmetic which is easily accessible in the pharmacy.
Dermocosmetic is credited for solving troubles of specific skin type unlike normal cosmetics, and it is getting even more popular with reasonable price. Then what are the questions that people wonder about Dermocosmetic?
Q. Would it be helpful if I use Dermocosmetic product for improvement or prevention of sensitive skin type?
A. Products released recently cover widely not only trouble-like skin type but all kinds of types so that everyone can use them as daily care product. They use specific ingredient that has patent of being helpful for skin and exclude preservative compose, artificial odor, and mineral oil which can stimulate sensitive skin. Since the products are as mild as infants could use, it is helpful for sensitive skin type to use as improvement and prevention. Also some products are comprised of ceramide, palmitoylethanolamide and make MLE structure which looks like skin lipids. This can work as good as medicine for sensitive skin type.
Q. Can I think of Dermocosmetic as mild and less stimulating cosmetic product?
A. The answer is yes. Most of the products from Dermocosmetic are made for sensitive skin type such as atopic dermatitis, so it is helpful for sensitive skin to get better. As mentioned before, most of products consist of specific ingredient helpful for skin and exclude those that can stimulate sensitive skin, such as preservative compose, artificial odor, and mineral oil.
Q. Is there any chance that I could get side effect?
A. There have been some side effects like acne, that occurred by blocked pores by moisturizing products that has too much oil, or stimulus on the skin by acne treatment products. However the technology has improved and customers can use the product safely with relatively less side effects.
Q. Dermocosmetic products seem like medicine due to special ingredient; however I am afraid that it might make the skin even more sensitive.
A. Dermocosmetic products are made with specific ingredient to be helpful for trouble-like skin type. However it does not mean that all people should use the product for sensitive skin type. Dermocosmetic products are classified diversely according to skin type, so it is recommended to check if the product suits your skin type.
Q. What is the difference between Dermocosmetic product and medicine from dermatology?
A. Medicine from dermatology is usually targeted to specific skin disease. (Therefore it is called cosmeceuticals which means cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.) It is used as treatment for sensitive skin type, atopic dermatitis, and troublesome skin type like acne. On the other hand, Dermocosmetic products in drugstore are more general than cosmeceutical ones, more used as daily basic products
Q. Is it okay if I use Dermocosmetic and other cosmetic product at the same time?
A. It is okay to use other cosmetic product after using Dermocosmetic product. However normal products can stimulate skin for those who have sensitive one, so it is better to apply only Dermocosmetic product after washing off the face or to have consultation with specialist.
Dermocosmetic is expected to keep the popularity due to its reasonable price and the benefit of skin improvement. However it is recommended to test the small amount of product on the inner side of arm before, since it can rather stimulate the skin due to ingredients used for management of acne, wrinkle, and aging of Dermocosmetic Special Care Series.
- 09 Jul 2015