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FDA Warns Of Rare, Potentially Dangerous Hypersensitivity To Popular Acne Products

Citing more than 100 reports — most of them since 2012 — of hypersensitivity to common acne medications like Proactiv, Neutrogena, Oxy, Aveeno, Clean & Clear and others, the FDA has issued a warning to consumers that these products can cause “rare but serious and potentially life-threatening allergic reactions or severe irritation.” [More]

UPDATE: Beware Addictive Chapstick

UPDATE: Beware Addictive Chapstick

Dispute arose when we advised consumers to stay away from lip balm products containing salicylic acid and other irritants.

Beware Addictive Chapstick

Beware Addictive Chapstick

UPDATE: This post has an important followup delving into the issue more thoroughly.