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THE TRUTH UNMASKED: Why You Should Switch To Cloth Masks 14



As the demand for face masks goes up along with the countless viable options on the Internet, its widespread usage raises an obvious question between cloth and surgical masks: which offer the best protection?

People who wear face masks touch their faces less, research shows 90

Due to the insufficient evidence on the usefulness of masks against COVID-19, China-based researchers were able to review various surveillance footage to track mask-wearing and face-touching behaviors of thousands of individuals.

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7 loungewear picks to celebrate National Relaxation Day 6

For many, mouthwatering plates full of food, bottles of alcohol, hours of comedic flicks, or even just a personal time off give them the long-sought breathing space. But for some, hitting the order button on comfortable clothes complement their well-deserved relaxation.

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Happy Undies Day! Upgrade Your Closet With Cotton Underwear 0

If you still put up with that ill-fitting bra copped from a 2-year-old shopping spree, then it's high time to overhaul your wardrobe. And with heatwaves baking the US this August, perhaps your sensitive areas could use some breathability and comfortability brought by cotton-made and allergy-free underwear.

How Fabric Masks can Serve as a Protective Layer Against COVID-19 43

While sheltering in, social distancing, and washing your hands continue to be the most effective way to avoid infection from COVID-19, wearing cloth face masks can add another layer of protection, experts from the CDC say. What’s surprising, however, is how they can actually help.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently announced that wearing cloth masks isn’t a guarantee that you won’t be infected by the novel coronavirus, but it can help slow down the spread in several ways.

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Top Culprits That Trigger Skin Reactions 24

 

Living with allergies is not a joke. It requires careful skin care routines, meticulous choosing of products, and religiously taking of preventive medicines. Here, we list some of the common skin irritants found at home that can trigger skin reactions, or contact dermatitis. By identifying these triggers, you can take proper precautions in your own home. 

Caring for Your Organic Clothes 2

When choosing clothes, we all should opt for those that will last years instead of choosing those cheaply made shirts that will only deteriorate after a few washes and wears. While organic cotton clothing is known for its durability, flexibility, and easy to care for nature, it does not mean that this fabric is invincible.

Here are a few ways to ensure that your garments will last as long as possible, and so that you can look as good as you feel.

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Dating Tips for People with Allergies 2

 

Valentine’s Day is always an exciting time for couples and singles alike. It means going on dates and spending time with your significant other. But for some people with severe allergies, it could be a little difficult. Think: Everything from hives to swollen lips—or even something more serious like anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening reaction, could happen with just one misstep.

Spread the Love, Not the Allergens 1

There will be millions of heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and bouquets of flowers to be exchanged on Valentine’s day. This holiday may be sweet for some, but for those who suffer from allergies, it can be a little sour. 

Beware of Bra Scratching and Its Effects 0

Bra scratching and discomfort can be caused by multiple factors and have different effects on your skin. Sometimes, it can be fixed by switching your bra to something that has a better fit. Other times though, it could be because of the material in your bra. Causes of Skin Irritations When Wearing a Bra Did you know that 90 percent of the weight of your breasts falls onto the band of a bra? This leads to the red mark around the band which you might be experiencing when your bra is too tight or the material causes itch like latex.

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Relieving That Post-Burn Itch 12

Itching, also known as pruritus, is unfortunately quite common among individuals who had burn injuries. As many as 90 percent of burn patients report itching after their injuries, according to data cited by the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors. Pruritus is Latin for “itch,” a sensation that causes a desire or reflex to scratch.

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Winter Skin Care Tips for People With Psoriasis 0

Psoriasis is a non-contagious skin disorder which results in red, scaly patches on the skin. While these patches can appear anywhere in the body, they are usually seen on the elbows, knees, lower back, and scalp. As the seasons change, people with psoriasis also notice changes in the severity of their condition. Sometimes, they experience worse.

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