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THE EFFECTS OF DRY SKIN FROM USING HAND SANITISER

Regular hand sanitising products may contain 70% alcohol or higher. Although alcohol can kill bacteria and virus, by disrupting the cellular and viral structure, it will also dry up your skin. The second wave of the COVID-19 outbreak is taking place throughout Europe, including the UK.

HOW TO KEEP YOUR HANDS FROM DRYING OUT THIS AUTUMN

With the coronavirus pandemic still going strong and experts saying that it could get worse as the weather changes to autumn and winter’s cold, dry air, millions of people around the world are once again preparing their handwashing routines and social distancing skills.

4 TIPS FOR HEALTHIER SKIN THIS WINTER

November is getting cold and that can only mean one thing, winter is almost upon us here in the UK. And, while many areas of the country are already seeing snowfall, researchers are saying that this could be the coldest year ever for most of the UK with record low temperatures.

BARRIER CREAMS IN INDUSTRIAL & OTHER APPLICATIONS

In industrial and general applications, barrier creams are used to protect against cleaning compounds, solvents, acids, oils and other caustic substances. In the cosmetic industry, they are used prior to the application of foundations, makeup,

DRY SKIN IS OFTEN CAUSED BY WINTER COLDS

It seems that just about everyone gets a cold during the winter. Not feeling up to par in the holiday season is bad enough, but the effects are sometimes seen for weeks afterwards on our skin. Although a runny nose and cough are part of the natural immune response to a cold bacteria or virus and

DOES DRINKING WATER REALLY HYDRATE DRY SKIN?

Drinking water is important for our bodies to work properly. It helps maintain energy levels, aids in the digestive process, is important in temperature regulation and it helps your brain to function. But we are not like plants and our skin does not immediately become hydrated when we drink water

OCCUPATIONAL DERMATITIS IN THE CATERING INDUSTRY

Occupational hand dermatitis in food handlers and kitchen staff is one of the main causes of ill health in the catering industry. Fifty-five percent of all skin problems in the industry are caused by contact with water, soaps and detergents, with a further 40% of cases arising from contact with food.

CAN HAND GELS HAVE A NEGATIVE EFFECT ON YOUR SKIN?

See further press coverage on how using alcohol gels can damage our skin. Gloves In A Bottle will protect hands against the drying effect of alcohol gels and our laboratory report has shown that using it does not interfere with the effectiveness of hand sanitizers.

TESTS CONFIRM GIAB DOES NOT INTERFERE WITH ALCOHOL GELS

The test product: “Gloves in A Bottle Shielding Lotion”, when applied as: 2.5ml on both clean, dry hands for 60sec total rubbing time and allowed to soak in for about 1 minute, does not inhibit the activity of the hygienic handrub product “Purell Advanced Hygienic Hand Rub”

LOOKING AFTER YOUR SKIN AT WINTER

It’s easy this time of year to fall into the ‘itch-scratch’ cycle when you’re moving from a warm central heated room to cold windy weather outside. To keep the humidity levels up indoors, put a bowl of water by the radiators so the heating doesn’t dry the air out as well as your skin