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Do You Get a Skin Irritation After Swimming Pool?

Skin Allergies, Swimming Pool RashYou Might be Suffering an Allergic Reaction to Chlorine
If you or your children get itchy skin or a mild rash after a session in the local swimming pool then you may be suffering an allergic reaction to swimming pool chlorine. Don’t worry too much there is an easy solution.

Chlorine is a clever chemical which kills micro-organisms and bacteria that can be dangerous to humans, so we should be glad it’s there protecting us from nasty germs and diseases. BUT – chlorine can unfortunately irritate sensitive skin.

How to Avoid Getting Swimming Pool Rash

Swimming Pool Rash or Itchy Skin after swimming in the pool may not happen straight away. With some people its almost immediate but it creeps up on others over a few hours or even a few days. This is because the skin is porous and the chlorine “seeps” in to the skin dependent on how tough or sensitive an individuals skin is and also dependent on how sensitive different people are to chlorine.

Chlorine is the Cause, Sensitive Skin is the Issue!
Some would say keep your kids out of the pool if they are sensitive to chlorine, but we both know that’s not going to happen! Quite right too.
Three Steps to Avoid Getting Swimming Pool Rash
1. Use sensitive skin cream every morning & night.
2. Apply a skin moisturising barrier before the pool.
3. Cleanse skin with chelating soap after the pool.

Swimming Pool Rash Avoidance Steps 1, 2 and 3 Detail

1. Use sensitive skin cream every morning & night
Regardless of age if you have sensitive skin you should take steps to care for it to avoid problems such as allergies to swimming pool chlorine and dogs and cats etc. Read about our Ultra Sensitive Therapy Cream here.

2. Apply a skin moisturising barrier before the pool.
You need to form a barrier between sensitive skin and chlorine but you need to do this with a pure natural product, because most barrier creams are NOT designed for sensitive skin. So this is our advice: Just before you leave home for the pool work our Moisturising Therapy Balm into sensitive areas or the entire body if you suffer all over.

You need to allow a minimum of 30 minutes between applying the Therapy Balm and entering the pool. This will provide a barrier to the chlorine and deeply moisturise the skin as well.

3. Cleanse skin with chelating soap after the pool.
OK, So what is a chelating soap? Our Deep Cleansing Therapy Bar is a Chelating Soap:

Our Deep Cleansing Therapy Bar contains Zander, known as Sapropel.
Zander contains high levels of fulvic substances, with hooks known as ‘ligands’. Each hook acts like a lobster’s claw (or chela), pinching charged metal atoms and drawing them to the surface of the skin. This phenomenon happens instantaneously, the moment the Zander particles come into contact with any metals in the range of pH 1–9. So in practical terms, Zander can remove impurities from the skin – leaving the skin free breathe naturally.


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