Skin Defense References

Chapter 1:

Myth #1 Essential Oils:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27427818

Myth #2 Safety of Essential Oils:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17267908

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31393563

Myth #3 “Natural” deodorants:

https://www.doctorkatta.com/dermatitis-of-the-underarm-area

Myth #4 Olive oil:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30152555

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22995032

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19134433

Myth #5 Citrus oils:

https://www.click2houston.com/health/2015/07/02/mixing-lime-drinks-and-sun-could-give-you-margarita-dermatitis-doctor-says/

https://www.bcm.edu/news/skin-and-hair/avoid-margarita-dermatitis

https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1119063-overview

Chapter 2:

Myth #1 Supplements:

https://www.fda.gov/food/information-consumers-using-dietary-supplements/questions-and-answers-dietary-supplements

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2706496

https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-warns-potential-contamination-multiple-brands-drugs-dietary-supplements

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2755247/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21917864

https://www.skintherapyletter.com/dermatology/skin-hair-nail-supplements-evidence/

Myth #2 Vitamins:

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/dietary-supplements-linked-to-increased-cancer-risk/

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/08/b12-energy/537654/

https://cancer.osu.edu/news-and-media/news/long-term-high-dose-vitamin-b6-b12-use-associated-with-increased-lung-cancer-risk-among-men

Myth #3 Antioxidants:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4637095/

https://academic.oup.com/jn/article/137/9/2098/4664864

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4637095/

Myth #4 Probiotics:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/22/upshot/the-problem-with-probiotics.html

https://www.skintherapyletter.com/dermatology/skin-hair-nail-supplements-evidence/https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0753332218345657

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18279948

https://nutritionfacts.org/video/culture-shock-questioning-the-efficacy-and-safety-of-probiotics/

 

Myth #5 Supplement labels:

https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/safety-communications/fda-warns-biotin-may-interfere-lab-tests-fda-safety-communication

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28973622

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5582478/

https://www.skinanddiet.com/post/2018/06/22/biotin-the-hidden-dangers

Chapter 3:

Myth #1 Amazon:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/23/technology/amazon-domination-bookstore-books.html

https://www.allure.com/story/counterfeit-beauty-products

Myth #2 Charcoal:

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1110062111000031

https://www.doctorkatta.com/post/2018/10/07/activated-charcoal-and-the-science-of-skin-care-some-promise-lots-of-hype

Myth #3 Vitamin C:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/11407971/

https://www.skinanddiet.com/post/2018/10/04/vitamin-c-and-the-science-of-skin-care-the-benefits-vs-the-hype

Myth #4 Botox:

https://www.doctorkatta.com/post/2019/05/10/choosing-sunscreens-for-sensitive-skin

https://www.doctorkatta.com/post/2016/03/26/sun-protection-is-about-more-than-just-using-sunblock

https://www.skinanddiet.com/anti-wrinkle-diet

Myth #5 10-step beauty routines:

https://www.allure.com/story/korean-skin-care-diet-minimalist-beauty-routine

Chapter 4:

Myth #1 Microneedling:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/30/health/vampire-facial-hiv-cases-new-mexico-bn/index.html

Myth #2 Home beauty devices:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5991915/

Myth #3 Fillers:

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/botox-injection-bars-raise-concern-among-medical-experts-i-think-im-turning-purple/

Myth #4 Gel nail polish:

https://www.vox.com/2016/9/7/12631314/gels-acrylics-dip-fake-nails-science

Myth #5 Hair dye:

https://www.doctorkatta.com/hair-dye-allergy

Chapter 5:

Myth #1 Collagen supplements:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30681787

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21088453

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25022690

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22970231

Myth #2 Blood Tests:

https://www.skinanddiet.com/diet-and-eczema-food-triggers

Myth #3 Probiotic supplements:

https://www.skinanddiet.com/post/2017/06/17/prebiotics-probiotics-and-the-gut-microbiome-and-skin-health

https://www.skinanddiet.com/probiotics

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26810481

Myth #4 Fried greasy foods:

https://www.skinanddiet.com/diet-and-acne

https://www.skinanddiet.com/stop-sugar-spikes

Chapter 6:

Myth #1 Homemade slime:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30318714

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30829801

https://abc13.com/health/chemical-found-in-all-natural-products-causing-allergic-reactions/550586/

Myth #2 Measles:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/17/health/measles-israel-flight-attendant/index.html

https://www.bcm.edu/about-us/leadership/office-of-the-president/position-statements/measles-response/frequently-asked-questions

Myth #3 Antihistamines:

https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/common-anticholinergic-drugs-like-benadryl-linked-increased-dementia-risk-201501287667

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