Repetitive washing of reusable face masks causing an increase in face eczema

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Many of us are using reusable facemasks to protect us and others from coronavirus. The use of normal laundry powder to clean masks is causing distress to people with sensitive skin.

Every time the mask is washed a percentage of the laundry product remains in the fabric which when worn can react to the additional moisture around the mouth from normal breathing causing painful flareups on dry, sensitive skin.

We recommend using disposable masks or wash reusable masks in a non-sensitising laundry product Read more


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