Have you noticed an irritating rash that is nagging and growing? Contact Dermatitis is a skin rash triggered by contact with an allergen or substance. Symptoms include dry skin, extreme itchiness, redness, blisters and swelling. Our cell phones have many benefits, but they are also dirty. To avoid or minimize skin irritants, switch to a Bluetooth setting and headsets.
Proper skin hygiene is the best way to keep a natural barrier against abrasion, chemicals, and pathogens. According to the Contact Dermatitis Institute Skin needs both moisture (hydration) and lipids (fats and oils) to maintain the stratum corneum layer and its protective barrier function.
Skin also needs a healthy mix of resident microbes to protect it from attack by disease-causing pathogens. Overly harsh and frequent skin cleansing can strip the resident microbes and allow disease-causing pathogens to multiply.
By reducing your stress levels, eating healthy diet, and minimizing environmental damage (dry weather and exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation) will help maintain skin health. https://www.contactdermatitisinstitute.com/article-hygiene.php