Research undertaken by BASC

LANGUAGE 2018 - Survey Monkey - to consider the word "Disfigure/d/ment"

Click Here to See the Survey Results

Products Available To Camouflage Hands (PATCH) 2014

in conjunction with the Vitiligo Society

copy of results upon request to BASC and/or the Vitiligo Society
Click Here to see the Cover Patch Report

RESEARCH : Efficacy - Benefits of wearing skin camouflage

Cosmetic camouflage improves quality of life among patients with skin disfigurement: A systematic review.

Kornhaber R, Visentin D, Thapa DK, West S, McKittrick A, Haik J, Cleary M.

Body image. 2018 Dec 1;27:98-108.

Acceptability and feasibility pilot randomised controlled trial of medical skin camouflage for recovery of women prisoners with self-harm scarring (COVER): the study protocol.

Heather Mitchell, Kathryn M Abel, Brendan James Dunlop, Tammi Walker, Sandeep Ranote, Louise Robinson, Fiona Edgar, Tracey Millington, Rachel Meacock, Jenny Sahw & Kerry Gutridge

BMJ : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. Vol. 9, Issue 1 : Mental Health

The development of a self-help intervention to build social confidence in people living with visible skin conditions or scars: a think-aloud study

Madeline Pasterfield, Sally-Anne Clark and Andrew T Thompson

Skin, Burns & Healing. Vol 5: 1-8 (2019)

Makeup can improve life for children with skin diseases.

M Ramien, University of Montreal.

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2014

Medical skin camouflage: A recovery intervention for female prisoners who self-harm?

T Walker, J Shaw, S Ranote, M Doyle, K Poursanidou, R Meacock & K Abel,

Criminal Behaviour & Mental Health : October 2014

Psychological and psychosocial functioning of children with burn scarring using cosmetic camouflage: a multi-centre prospective randomised controlled trial

Maskell J, Newcombe P, Martin G, Kimble R.

Burns. 2014 Feb;40(1): 135-49

Emotional benefit of cosmetic camouflage in the treatment of facial skin conditions: Personal experience and review

LL Levy & JJ Emer

Clinical, Cosmetic & Investigational Dermatology 2012:5 173-182

Practice Pointer: Skin Camouflage (and patient’s journey)

L McMichael, K Saul & Thistlehwaite

British Medical Journal 14.1.12 344:1 7839 43-47

Skin camouflage can play an important part in improving wellbeing for patients with permanent or chronic skin problems

McMichael L,

BMJ 2012; 244:d;7921 (PMID 22223831)

Medical makeup for concealing facial scars

Mee D, Wong BJ.

Facial Plast Surg. 2012 Oct:28(5):536-40

Interest of corrective makeup in the management of patients in dermatology

S Seité, P Deshaveys, B Dréno, L Misery, P Reygagne, P Saiag, F Stengel, AM Roguedas-Contios, A Rougier.

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery June 2011 25:392

Future research into the treatment of vitiligo: where should our priorities lie? Results of the vitiligo priority setting partnership

Eleftheriadow, Whitton, Gawkrodger, et al

British Journal of Dermatology BAD 2011: 164 530-536

Testing a Model of Disfigurement: Effects of Skin Camouflage Service on Well-being and appearance Anxiety

Gerry Kent,

Psychology & Health, Routledge 17:3 377-386 (online 27.10.10)

Camouflage for patients with vitiligo vulgaris improved their quality of life

M Tanioka, Y Yamamoto, M Kato & Y Miyachi.

Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology 2010:9 72-75

Cosmetic camouflage in vitiligo

K N Sarveswari

Indian J Dermatol. 2010 Jul-Sept; 55(3): 211-214

Development of a nurse-led skin camouflage clinic

McConochie & Pearson

Nursing Standard 2006:20-24 74-80

Cosmetic camouflage

C Antoniou & C Stefanaki.

Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology 2006: 5 297-301

Make-up improves the quality of life of acne patients without aggravating acne eruptions during treatments

clinic report, Eur J Dermotol 2005; 15: 284-7 (accepted 17.11.2011)

Quality of life and stigmatization profile in a cohort of vitiligo patients and effect of the use of camouflage.

K Ongenae, L Dierckxsens, L Brochez, N van Geel, JM Nacyaert.

Dermatology 2005

Epidemiology & Health Services Research, Cosmetic camouflage advice improves quality of life

SA Holme, PE Beattie, CJ Fleming.

British Journal of Dermatology BAD 2002: 147 146-949

Quality of life in paediatric patients before and after cosmetic camouflage of visible skin conditions

Ramien ML, Ondrejchak S, Gendron R, Hatami A, McCuaig CC, Powell J, Marcoux D.

Plast Reconstr Surgery 1995 Mar;95(3):575-9

Camouflage therapy

Rayner VL.

Dermatol Clinic 1995 Apr;13(2): 467-72

It is impossible to list all relevant research.
The above have been recommended to BASC by its members and its Trustees.
Most Patient Support Groups have research dedicated to their members' specific skin condition to discuss paediatric or adult issues.
Some of the above may now be out of print, others may be available via University Library sources.
Do please advise BASC of any published research you consider should be included.



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