What Are Skin-Friendly Fabrics?

Mery Díez Herbosa Monday, 1 February 2021

In this bitesize Lesson, Mery Diez Herbosa, representing the team behind PYRATES Smart Fabrics, provides a helpful introduction to skin-friendly fabrics, including which toxic chemicals you should be avoiding and which properties to embrace for clothing that is healthy for the skin and the environment!


In this video you'll learn:

  • What constitutes a toxic chemical and a list of specific chemicals you should be avoiding if you want your clothing to be skin-friendly
  • What kind of fibre is the most beneficial for skin health
  • The properties a fabric needs for it be considered skin-friendly

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