The Effect of Water Hardness on Surfactant Deposition after Washing and Subsequent Skin Irritation in Atopic Dermatitis Patients and Healthy Control Subjects\ud

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Danby, S.G.; Brown, K.; Wigley, A.; Chittock, J.; Pyae, P.; Flohr, C.; Cork, M.;
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Living in a hard water area is associated with an increased risk of atopic dermatitis (AD). Greater skin barrier impairment after exposure to surfactants in wash products, combined with the high calcium levels of hard water and/or high chlorine levels, is a compelling m... View more
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