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Perfume makes my chest break out - what's the problem?

(5 Posts)
AlbertaSimmons Mon 12-Feb-18 14:12:53

I can't find a perfume that doesn't bring my upper chest out in hives. It's awful. Does anyone know what the active ingredient is that is likely causing this and is it in all perfumes?

SukiTheDog Mon 12-Feb-18 14:14:27

Sensitive skin. Could you spray it on the ends of your hair? Not your scalp. I do this or onto my clothing.

AlbertaSimmons Mon 12-Feb-18 16:19:25

Thanks Suki. Yes I could do that. I was wondering if there's a known ingredient that is likely to be causing it?

PerfumeIsAMessage Mon 12-Feb-18 17:58:40

I put perfume on the outside of my wrists and on the collars of my clothes only as I get that red chesty thing. Outside of the wrists because then you can sniff yourself less obtrusively.

SukiTheDog Mon 12-Feb-18 18:48:00

There are so many ingredients in fragrance....where on earth would you start?

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