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Winter Skincare Tips

Winter Skincare

Winter Skincare Tips Whether you’ve been looking forward to autumn or sad to say goodbye to summer the colder months will soon be upon us. And as the seasons change the condition of our skin will often change too. In warm humid conditions our skin is less likely to lose water but as the air […]

How to Prevent Dry Hands when Washing

What is Contact Dermatitis?

How to Prevent Dry Hands when Washing We all wash our hands at least 5-10 times a day but many people in professions like nursing and catering will wash their hands literally hundreds of times a day. Maintaining a high standard of hand hygiene is of course very important but often there can be unpleasant […]

Dermatitis in Hairdressing

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View the Gloves In A Bottle range on our shop View Our Shop Dermatitis in Hairdressing Working in the Hair and Beauty profession can be a rewarding career especially when your clients leave the salon looking and feeling great. However, the tools of your trade ie your hands can often take a battering from the […]

What is Contact Dermatitis? How is contact dermatitis treated?

What is Contact Dermatitis?

What is Contact Dermatitis? Contact Dermatitis is a term used to describe the itchy skin reaction that can occur following topical contact with allergy-producing chemicals in the environment. Our skin serves as a protective barrier but when this barrier is damaged foreign substances can penetrate the skin that causes the immune cells to take action […]

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.

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

MOISTURISING DRY SKIN MAY MAKE IT WORSE

Here is a piece that may surprise you about traditional moisturising products. Gloves In A Bottle helps to repair the skins outer layer and retain more of the natural oils in the lower layers: