The use of cosmetic products such as moisturizers, has been increasingly common today and continues to grow everyday, frequently being prescribed by dermatologists.
Considering the vastness of human diversity, there is no food, medication nor cosmetic product that completely harmless. The term “hypoallergenic” is used for products that have low capacity to produce an allergic reaction. Therefore in theory, all cosmetic products should be hypoallergenic. The actual hypoallergenic factor can only be confirmed through the realization of studies that measure, sensitivity and dermal photoallergies.
This study’s aim is to scientifically evaluate the safety of a moisturizer containing allantoin and alpha-bisabolol*, when utilized according to the manufacturer’s instructions of use. According to the applied methodology, we can securely affirm that the referred moisturizer did not cause irritation, nor skin sensitivity and it did not provoke fototoxicity nor photosensitivity of the skin during the study.