The efficacy of DermaSilk® is dependant upon direct contact with the skin.
DermaSilk® should be close fitting. DermaSilk should be worn every day to achieve full benefit, even when flares appear calm.
If therapeutic creams, such as emollients and topical corticosteroids are used on the skin, please make sure that they are completely absorbed before putting DermaSilk® on.
With careful washing your DermaSilk® garment will retain its usefulness over a long time.
1. Always wash DermaSilk® by hand with non-biological (enzyme-free) detergent* suitable for sensitive skin.
The Antimicrobial is bonded permanently to the silk and will not leech out of the fabric, even after numerous washees.
* We looked for some non-biological (enzyme-free) detergents in some supermarket shelves, and found the following brands:
How to Wash DermaSilk videos are available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWFedtlPRYM&NR=1