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March 21, 2011Cosmetics glossary

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A chronic skin disease, also known as atopic (a term describing a genetic predisposition to develop an allergy) eczema, characterized by dryness of the skin accompanied by dander (dead skin flakes), redness and a strong itching, building up especially in very young children.

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