Camouflage

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Definition
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Make-up technique using specific colour products, to minimise cosmetically disturbing cutaneous colour, contour and texture changes by means of covering, waterproof, sweat-resistant, abrasion-resistant and light-protective special make-ups with long durability (camouflage). The applied colours are removed again with a special make-up remover cream. They can be left in place for several days.

Indication
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Possible application indications (selection):

Notice! Camouflage is not a regular benefit of the GKV (normal lifestyle of the insured). The health insurance company may only cover the costs of camouflage upon application and only in the context of a decision in individual cases.

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Complication(s)
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Possibly comedones and acne.

Contraindication
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Open wounds, infectious skin diseases, acute inflammatory skin diseases (e.g. Dermatitis solaris), changes with questionable malignancy (exception: as last resort).

Preparations
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Dermacolor Camouflage System; Dermacolor Face & Body Cover; Tolériane Concealing Cream; Unifiance

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020