[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
November 1977

Nail Polish Remover Sensitization

Author Affiliations

San Luis Obispo, Calif

Arch Dermatol. 1977;113(11):1614. doi:10.1001/archderm.1977.01640110134043

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


To the Editor.—  While one of my patients was using topical tretinoin on her face, she noticed that her nail polish came off. I hurriedly confirmed that tretinoin indeed removes nail polish (the liquid and swabs work much better than the cream or the gel), and I would consider this property worthy of note for patients who have become sensitized to nail polish remover.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview