Common triggers of eczema include:

  • allergens like dust mites, pet dander and pollenAllergens (like dust mites, pet dander and pollen)
  • soap and household cleanersSoaps and household cleaners
  • metals such as nickelMetals such as nickel (in jewelry, cellphones, belt buckles, etc.)
  • rubber products such as latex glovesRubber products (latex gloves, elastic waistbands)
  • perfumes and dyesPerfumes, dyes and other fragrances
  • formaldehydeFormaldehyde (found in nail products, disinfectants and some types of clothing)