Tight skinny jeans, sweaty t-shirts, nylon shirts ...
Even your wardrobe may be responsible for the onset of skin complaints and diseases, such as itching, rashes and fungal infections. Sometimes, even your favorite blouse can be guilty for your recent allergy.
•But, it is new!
You bought the dress that you loved and you rush to put it on and go out for a drink with your friends…
STOP! Before you enjoy your new purchase, put it in the washing machine.
Because the chemicals used to make the clothes, not to wrinkle, can cause skin reactions. Also, your new dress may carry bacteria, which have been spread by people who previously had tried it on. Make sure, then, to wash and rinse well every garment you buy, before wearing it.
•Beware of new underwear.
Panties come in direct contact with the skin, so they must be made of appropriate materials. For example, the narrow, woollen and synthetic underwear, causes sweating, which increases the likelihood of a mycosis or allergic dermatitis event.
What can you do; Choose the white, comfortable cotton underwear, which is durable, absorbent and allows skin to "breathe."
Unfortunately, the narrow, without elasticity, trousers hide many traps for health. Firstly, they rub on the skin and may cause the well known bursitis. Also they press the upper veins layer superficial of your legs, which can accelerate the appearance of possible venous disease (e.g., varicose veins) for those predisposed to, or exacerbated an existing problem. Finally, the males fertility can be affected, as the temperature increase in the testicular area leads to a reduction in sperm motility.
It is advisable, therefore, to replace the narrow clothes with more comfortable. If you already have experienced some skin irritation, wash the area with an antiseptic soap and wear something more comfortable.
•Read the labels.
Like with food, it is good to read the clothes label.
To know what materials come into contact with your skin, some of them, such as resins, which are used several times to treat fabrics, can cause an allergic dermatitis. Also, synthetic fabrics not only cause intense sweating, but retain the body moisture. This creates an environment conducive to the growth of microorganisms.
Choose, then, cotton fabrics and avoid tight, synthetic clothes.
•There are these buttons...
Even the buttons and the zipper of your jeans may cause topic allergy (allergic contact dermatitis), especially if it is made of nickel.
Heavy earrings, hair holders, eyewear can changed to an elegant appearance and boost your mood, but they are not always innocent. Your favourite accessory can be the cause of small problems you face every day. For example, heavy earrings can push the neck muscles and a tight clips or tight arms of the eyewear, can affect your temples.
When getting home after the gym, what's your first move? If you empty your bag, a big thumbs up, because so sweaty clothes get aired and you will not encounter the next day the unpleasant smells of moisture that has developed in the bag. Also, if you buy clothes ... for high performance (e.g. breathable), it is advisable to follow the instructions printed on the tag, otherwise the way you clean them, will alter their characteristics (e.g. misuse softener may affect the antimicrobial properties). Finally, wear clothes that absorb sweat and not rub into your skin.
•Socks and stockings.
They cover your legs and keep you warm and they help highlight the clothing you wear. Whatever their role is, make sure, when it comes to socks, to avoid synthetic materials that prevent ventilation of the foot. Also, do not choose too tight socks or tights because it can cause the penetration of nails into the skin or stop a proper bloodstream. Especially for the stockings, those that are tight on the abdomen, can cause atrophy of muscles in the area, if used often. The solution used is simple. Do not buy stockings with narrow belts in the abdomen and take care when wearing, leaving a margin of a finger size. Still, prefer cotton and elastic stockings and avoid the very thin ones, because it can create blisters, due to friction with the shoes.
Thoroughly rinse the clothes and underwear (even Twice!), as any detergent or softener residues, can cause skin irritation.
Can a pair of humble jeans
your new blouse threaten your health?