It makes sense since we wear clothes for most of our lives that people with sensitive skins should choose the very best and most suitable fabrics for them.
A new fabric made with silver and seaweed has just been tested by 12 subjects with mild to moderate eczema. In the clinically controlled study the subjects wore a two-piece garment (top and leggings), of which one side was made of the SkinDoctor® fabric containing silver and seaweed, and the other side of 100% cotton. Efficacy was measured using the SCORAD index, transepidermal water loss and the subject's own impressions.
All three methods of measuring gave the SkinDoctor® fabric side of the garments better scores than the 100% cotton side. Since patients with atopic dermatitis (eczema) have compromised or disrupted skins, this new fabric may improve their quality of lives.
Source: Clinical and Experimental Dermatology
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