Skin Care in Dermatology: Between Organic versus Synthetic Products

Authors

  • Riefka Ananda Zulfa Undergraduate Program of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, 20155, Indonesia
  • Nelva Karmila Jusuf Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, 20155, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32734/sumej.v7i2.10427

Keywords:

Skincare, Synthetic skincare, Organic skincare

Abstract

Various skin care products have been used and played essential roles in maintaining good skin conditions. Over the last few decades, cosmetic industries and pharmacies have evolved and created skin care products according to the needs of each skin type, either based on organic or synthetic products. Natural or organic products were produced from natural ingredients, such as plants, flowers, and fruits, while synthetic products were made from a combination of organic chemical compounds. Both products work effectively on the skin according to their contents, but adverse effects can also occur, such as mucocutaneous reactions, edema, and allergies. This article compares organic and synthetic products based on their ingredients, functions, and side effects.

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Published

2024-05-01

How to Cite

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Zulfa RA, Jusuf NK. Skin Care in Dermatology: Between Organic versus Synthetic Products. Sumat. Med. J. [Internet]. 2024May1 [cited 2024Jun.24];7(2):79-86. Available from: https://talenta.usu.ac.id/smj/article/view/10427

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