The continued use of hydroalcoholic gels can alter the skin, which is the body's first line of defence, and its protective barriers (acid mantle, water-lipid mantle, benign bacteria, etc.). It can cause dryness, dehydration and even irritant contact dermatitis or worsen cases of atopic dermatitis
The skin is formed by several layers and represents the body's first line of defence. Approximately until the age of 12, the skin structure is not considered similar to the skin of adults. The defensive mechanisms of skin are immature and, therefore, the risk of infection and dehydration is higher.
- Frequent use
- Day and night