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Choosing a Soap for Dermatitis

Mary Craven

Posted on February 02 2019

If you have Dermatitis choosing a soap to cleanse your skin can be daunting. Many soaps can overly dry skin increasing redness and itching. Scratching then helps to spread bacteria, worsens the rash and increases the chances of bacteria Infections. Although many different factors can dermatitis, it is widely known that bacteria, yeast, and certain viruses worsen the rash and can cause pretty serious side effects.

A lack of Chemicals is also crucial.

Many Chemicals in commercial soaps, even the ones marked "gentle" contain a lathering agent called sodium lauryl sulfate. This sulfate can be an irritant to dermatitis and has potential health hazards as well. AVOID Sulfates, Synthetic Colors,Fragrance, Propylene glycol- skin softening agent
Examples of cleansers containing sulfates: 
Cetaphil® Gentle Skin Cleanser,  Olay® Cooling White Strawberry Mint Body Wash, AVEENO® DAILY MOISTURIZING BODY WASH VANILLA OATS
Plant Based Soaps, the better cleanser for Dermatitis skin Plant-based soaps have a rich lather without the negative effects of chemicals. Choose one made with skin nurturing oils like Hemp, Pomegranate, Coconut or Avocado oil and, potent natural bacteria fighting ingredients like sea salt or honey. The skin should feel fresh and moisturized after cleansing not, dry and tight.  

Natural soap is a gentle yet effective cleanser for red, irritated skin. While certainly not a cure for contact dermatitis these bars can help reduce the itch, cleanse, and reduce the possibility of skin infections and flare-ups. An all natural bar should be free of common triggers to Dermatitis: Perfumes, fragrances, Chemicals.

CapeLilly soaps for dermatitis or severely dry skin.

dermatitis soap

CapeLilly's works bar  contains six important natural herbs that have prized for antifungal/antibacterial properties: Tea Tree Oil, Carrot Seed Oil, Neem Oil, Oregano Oil, and Black Walnut Oil Sea Salts harvested off the cool waters of Cape Cod. We also include Shea Butter, which contains Cinnamic acid, found effective in reducing yeast growth.
Oatmeal Bar An oatmeal bath has been a tried and true method to relieve itchy skin for years. Colloidal oatmeal has a high level of starch which aids in moisture retention. Additionally, colloidal oatmeal has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant properties. CapeLilly's oatmeal contains over 10% Colloidal Oatmeal. Customers tell us they prefer our oatmeal bar to Aveeno.® Handmade in small batches to ensure the highest quality soap bar. Relief is only a shower away.
Shop Now for your bar of today. If your skin has not improved within 30 days of using the works bar every day, contact us for a full refund.

Eczema soap:

Oatmeal soap:

Data SourcesCIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC. Cinnamic Acid and yeast Skindeep (product ingredient information)


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