CANVAS: Allergen or Not An Allergen?

CANVAS: Allergen or Not An Allergen?

Not An Allergen. Canvas: Strictly speaking, canvas is not an allergen. However, as anyone with clothing contact dermatitis will tell you, it’s not that simple either. Most cloths are treated in some way, and most ways are allergenic. The most common treatments for fabrics include: formaldehyde, various preservatives, dyes, bleaches, chlorine, and “mordants” (metals used …

Fix Your Skin With…Laundry Soap?: 30-Day Healthy Skin Challenge

Don’t let laundry become even more of a pain. Yup, even your laundry can affect your skin. Common culprits in laundry detergent that can contribute to chronic rashes, itching, acne and even hyperpigmentation include fragrance and preservatives. If your skin problems just don’t seem to be getting better, even after a proper diagnosis, careful prevention …