CBS News Reports that from your cell phone to your makeup, even something as sweet as a kiss could trigger an allergic reaction. The annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology is happening this week in Phoenix. It’s calling attention to some unusual allergies and what people can do about it.
Allergy experts also say if you have itchy or puffy eyes, check your makeup; you may be allergic to it and not even know it. Doctors say nearly 22-percent of everyone tested for allergies react to chemicals in cosmetics — mostly the fragrances and preservatives are the culprits.
“Skin allergies are on the rise,” says Dr. Clifford Bassett. “Particularly cosmetics among other things, and it’s important to get a simple investigation to find out if it affects you.” CLICK TO READ FULL REPORT