Perspiration may have an irritating effect on the skin. Sweating is an unavoidable part of everyday life. However, there are things we can do that can help – without dressing like a 1970’s tennis champion every day.

Around 1 in 8 UK adults think sweat has an effect on their skin.* *E45: Straight Up Skincare Project 2018. Survey of 5,009 UK adults. September 2018.


Advice from our skincare experts† on sweat

†Experts working with RB do not endorse any product or brand.

When exercising don’t use ointment emollients as this traps in moisture

Consider wearing looser clothing and more natural fibres like cotton and bamboo

Shower straight away after exercise, using emollients and applying creams

Layer your clothing.

Plan ahead and give yourself more time to avoid rushing


Date of preparation: October 2018.