Latex and allergies

Latex and allergies

Latex is airtight and worn directly on the skin sweats easily. This can cause irritation in sensitive skin, in the worst case the skin is allergic. This allergy can affect the material latex itself or may be triggered by accompanying circumstances.

Latex clothing is typically made of natural rubber and contains proteins. These can be the reason for an allergic reaction. Often it is not the latex itself that triggers an allergic reaction, but the powder with which it was treated. A significant proportion of allergic reactions are known from areas in which latex gloves are worn as protection or hygiene reasons. Therefore, in some cases it helps to wash off the powder thoroughly and, for example, by VIVISHINE products to allow the care, the luster or the dressing. And in general, good care and purification against bacteria is recommended to avoid skin irritation.

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