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Which type of fabric is good for my skin?

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Dr. Steven Hubert
Dermatology

In brief: Cotton

Cotton is usually soft and gentle.

In brief: Cotton

Cotton is usually soft and gentle.
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology

In brief: Cotton

100% cotton is the safest bet with sensitive skin.
However, dyes or chemicals used in the fabric can cause allergic reactions. So white cotton that's not treated with chemicals is best for sensitive skin. Silk also rarely causes allergies. Synthetic materials and wools are frequent causes of irritation to the skin. Elastic and spandex can also cause allergic reactions or irritation.

In brief: Cotton

100% cotton is the safest bet with sensitive skin.
However, dyes or chemicals used in the fabric can cause allergic reactions. So white cotton that's not treated with chemicals is best for sensitive skin. Silk also rarely causes allergies. Synthetic materials and wools are frequent causes of irritation to the skin. Elastic and spandex can also cause allergic reactions or irritation.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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