Whenever we exhibit signs of skin irritation, we begin assessing what’s new in our routine—that body wash we just bought, the foods we recently introduced to our diet, that necklace we were gifted—but how likely are we to conclude that the laundry detergent we started using might be to blame?

From foaming agents to preservatives, fragrances and dyes, our laundry products can be laden with dozens of harmful chemicals and allergens. We asked the pros how they might be affecting our skin and what we can do about it. Plus, learn which skin-friendly alternatives you should consider to update your laundry-day routine.

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