Take care of your skin during the COVID 19 Pandemic
Protecting ourselves from COVID 19 requires taking extra precautions and those precautions have proven to have negative consequences for our skin. Whether it’s washing our hands more frequently or dealing with skin conditions caused by our masks, we are faced with dry skin caused by harsh soaps and antimaterial products and breakouts caused by frequent mask wearing.
According to the Mayo Clinic, lots of hand washing can strip your hands of their natural oils. What is the solution? To prevent dry, cracked skin choose products that are affective and support your skin health. Explore the science behind the WOSH mineral bar here.
Here are some skin care tips from the Mayo Clinic to add to your daily routine while we continue to navigate the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
- Avoid antibacterial cleansers. They aren't that useful for preventing infectious disease. And they contain chemicals such as fragrance that can irritate skin.
- Cleanse and moisturize your face before and after using a mask. Choose products that won't clog skin pores.
- Don't use products with petrolatum. Petrolatum is a common ingredient in "heavy-duty" creams and ointments.
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