Choose a gentle laundry detergent
Forget the flowery, fancy soaps. You need something bland and fragrance-free, Dr. Fenton says. That’s because they have fewer chemicals, which lessens the chances of agitating your skin. Fragrance-free, dye-free laundry detergents for sensitive skin often say “free and clear” on the label.
Visit the drugstore
Antihistamines like Benadryl, nonprescription hydrocortisone creams, and calamine lotion can all help soothe symptoms.