Dihydroxyacetone and sunless tanning: Knowledge, myths, and current understanding

J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Nov;77(5):991-992. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.04.1117.
No abstract available

Keywords: dihydroxyacetone; epidermis; melanoidins; pigmentation; safety; sunless tanning; tanning.

MeSH terms

  • Cosmetics / adverse effects*
  • Dihydroxyacetone / adverse effects*
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice*
  • Humans
  • Sunbathing

Substances

  • Cosmetics
  • Dihydroxyacetone