Are Wet Tissues or Wipes good for your Skin?

Published on February 25, 2017 by shiva

Baby wipes or wet wipes are commonly used these days in daily activities. But the question that comes to our mind is “are these wet wipes good for your skin”. Wet wipes help in managing thing as early as possible, but it also has many side effects.

Wet wipes are mostly used to cleanse your hands and face and remove your makeup. These days’ mothers are using wet wipes for their babies instead of using a clean cloth. The major concern is that the bacteria grow faster on a wet medium.

Wet wipes contain certain cleansing agents, preservatives and anti-bacterial agents that are not suitable for your skin. Using wet wipes frequently can make your skin more sensitive and can make the situation worse. Wet wipes generally contains a lot of medicines and antibacterial agents which can make your skin red when used frequently.

Long term use of wet wipes can cause redness, sensitivity and rashes on your skin surface. Wet wipes should not be used as a substitute for face cleanser. Soap free facewash is more suitable for your face instead of a wet tissue.

It is recommended not to use wet wipes even for your baby as their skin will be very soft and delicate. Making use of wet wipes can make their skin more sensitive and increase rashes on their skin. Even while traveling it is recommended to use water to clean your baby and not wet wipes.

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