Suitability

Suitability

The following are the most common conditions considered suitable for cosmetic camouflage:

  • Acne erythema and associated scarring
  • Blushing
  • Chloasma (Melasma)
  • Cleft lip
  • Discoid lupus erthematosus
  • Ephelides (Freckles)
  • Flushing and
  • Haemangiomas
  • Hyper-pigmentation
  • Kaposi?s sarcoma
  • Leucoderma (Hypo-Pigmentation)
  • Melanocytic naevus, naevi
  • Neurofibromatosis (Café au lait)
  • Plaque psoriasis
  • Portwine stains
  • Rosacea
  • Scarring as a result of surgical procedures, accidents, violence or self-harm
  • Solar lentigo (Age spots)
  • Striae (Stretch marks)
  • Tattoos
  • Telangiectasia and Spider Naevus
  • Vitiligo
  • Xanthelasma

The following conditions would NOT be considered suitable for cosmetic camouflage:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Blisters
  • Chickenpox
  • Chilblain
  • Dermatitis (Occupational or Contact)
  • Herpes simplex / Herpes zoster (Shingles)
  • Impetigo
  • Measles
  • Open wounds
  • Photodermatoses
  • Psoriasis to nails, persistent palmoplantar and pustular forms of Psoriais
  • Rashes
  • Scabies
  • Skin cancers
  • Tinea (Ringworm)
  • Viral infections
  • Warts