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Contact Dermatitis

Scary Stuff: Children's Halloween Face Paints May Contain Lead

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

A new Campaign for Safe Cosmetics report reveals that some children's face paints contain heavy metals such as lead, nickel and cobalt that can cause lifelong skin sensitization and contact dermatitis.

Marigold Soothes Skin

nytimes.com | Anahad O'Connor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Herbal advocates have long promoted extracts from the plant Calendula officinalis, also known as the marigold, as a substitute....