With the arrival of the hot summer sun we spend more time outdoors: the days get longer, our outdoor commitments multiply and between travelling, walking and hiking we sweat more: sweat can be one of the causes of skin’s redness and irritation, especially if we wear the wrong fabrics for our skin.
How can we help our sensitive skin?
We should start by wearing comfortable clothing, such as garments constructed on 3D paper patterns by ProtoXtype, which follow our every movement and have no seams in the most uncomfortable places, guaranteeing comfort and total freedom of movement!
Furthermore, the choice of fabrics we wear is of central importance for our skin care.
Synthetic fabrics are in fact one of the causes of redness and irritations, and if they are not, they certainly do not help to keep them at bay and they often cause discomfort and itching.
Our advice is to choose natural materials.
Natural materials such as viscose, silk, hemp, organic cotton and bamboo are ideal for more sensitive skins.
In particular, organic cotton and bamboo are naturally antibacterial and hypoallergenic fabrics. In addition, our bamboo and organic cotton garments are also breathable, anti-piling and very soft on the skin.
Our bamboo fabric also shields against the sun’s nasty UV rays and can keep your body up to 2°C cooler than outside temperatures.
Look for GOTS and OEKO TEX certified fabrics.
These certifications guarantee the non-use of chemicals that are harmful to the environment and humans. Often the chemicals used during the manufacture and production of fabrics can cause a lot of damage not only to the environment and our health, but also to our skin.
ProtoXtype’s organic cotton, hemp and bamboo fabrics are certified by GOTS and OEKO TEX Standard 100 respectively, thus ensuring maximum respect for the planet, you and your skin.
Why are breathable fabrics the best choice for sensitive skin?
Like us, our skin gets warm. Breathable fabrics allow our skin to breathe beyond the fabric layer, without suffocating it, and thus avoiding redness caused by the friction of less performing fabrics.
What are you waiting for? Come and visit us in our shop in Via Besazio 21, Besazio (Switzerland) or contact us on one of our Instagram accounts to find out more (@protoxtype_headquarters / @protoxtype_modaecosustainable). Or order our organic cotton, bamboo and hemp garments from our website now!