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The arrival of the rainy season means chiller days that makes people want to just curl up and hibernate on bed all day, and get cozy by wearing thick sweaters. However, rainy days also mean the hassle of wetting your shoes and clothes when you travel, which can lead to skin problems such as Athlete’s Foot, along with a range of skin problems.
Monsoon is a result of warmer land surfaces, expansion of air above it, and development of low pressure which encourages moisture from the ocean breeze in the air. The combination of warmth with moist in the environment during rainy season becomes a perfect breeding ground for skin infection-causing fungus and bacteria. This is why the rainy season is also a common time for a range of skin problems to affect people’s skin.
Keeping your body squeaky clean and dry is a must during this wet season. But not just that, there are more preventive measures that you can take to avoid these skin problems. Here’s a complete infographic by SkinCell, one of the trusted derma clinics in the Philippines, to show you the most common skin problems during rainy season and some useful tips to keep them at bay.
The harmful rays of the sun are way much lesser during the rainy season than they were when it was summer. It may sound like skin is a lot safer during the rainy days. However, even the wet season canalso bring damage to skin–but in the form of skin problems.
The reason why monsoon presents more risk of having skin problems lies on the environment it creates. During the rainy season, the atmosphere gets warmer. Hence, humidity increases in the air plus there are more chances of rainfall. Skin becomes exposed to warm and humid surrounding–and this kind of condition is a good habitat and breeding ground for bacteria and fungus. The result? A skin dilemma.
Every rainy season, it is important to keep our bodies dry and clean to shun away the skin-infecting organisms. To emphasize the importance of skincare during monsoon, here’s a comprehensive infographic by SkinCell, one of the most trusted derma clinics in Manila and Taguig, that lists down the skin problems most common in rainy days and useful tips to avoid them.
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