Allure Magazine / Dr. Peterson Pierre

The Best Laundry Detergents and Soaps to Use If You Have Sensitive Skin

January 5, 2021

The Best Laundry Detergents and Soaps for Sensitive Skin  Hypoallergenic Cleaners

Newsflash: Baby soap isn’t just for babies. Babyganics’s Foaming Dish Soap is a plant-based formula that’s free of sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), a widely used cleansing agent that’s found in soaps and hair products, which New York City-based board-certified dermatologist Howard Sobel says is a common skin irritant. While SLS is an effective foaming agent, it can strip your skin of beneficial oils, according to California-based board-certified dermatologist Peterson Pierre. Losing these oils in your products can compromise how well skin is protected, causing irritation if you have sensitive or allergy-prone skin.

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