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Certain chemicals in synthetic fabrics such as spandex, nylon and polyester can alter the skin microbiome. SBenitez/Moment via Getty Images

Chemical pollutants can change your skin bacteria and increase your eczema risk − new research explores how

From synthetic fabrics to car exhaust to wildfires, exposure to environmental pollutants push the skin microbiome to adapt in ways that reduce its ability to protect the skin.

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