Choosing the Right Clothes for Sensitive Skin


Kelli Miller

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Recent research has uncovered some surprising information about sensitive skin.
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What to Avoid With Sensitive Skin

It’s difficult to identify the triggers that might bring about sensitive skin flare-ups. Try these tips to minimize irritations.
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If you have sensitive skin, you probably know that certain fabrics can leave you feeling scratchy and sore. Finding clothes that feel good against your skin can be challenging. Many clothing materials can make sensitive skin symptoms—like dryness, redness, and itching—worse. However, the right fabrics and styles can help protect your skin and may even help irritated areas heal faster. 

Try following these six clothing tips if you have sensitive skin:

Living with sensitive skin can be uncomfortable and difficult, but you can find relief—it’s all about finding what works for your skin.

Medical Reviewer: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS Last Review Date: Apr 28, 2017

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