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WARNING!!! Terrible Chemical Smell and Skin Irritation
on November 22, 2013
Since only 2 reviewers out of 36 complained about the smell, I assumed they were "fussy". Now that I have received the leggings, I am surprised that everyone had not complained about the smell. Maybe only one batch of leggings were contaminated by a chemical spill... I cannot explain it. After opening the package, I immediately put the leggings into the washing machine and dryer. Even after washing, the strong chemical smell remained. However, since the leggings felt very soft, I tried them on...and my skin began to feel irritated. I took them off and noticed my hands and legs smelled like the leggings. The skin on my face also began to feel irritated. This was followed by slight swelling and red blotchiness. Though I have food allergies and am allergic to coarse wool, I have never had this type of reaction to synthetic materials. These leggings may be toxic to some people...so I definitely would not recommend them to anyone. If it were possible, I would have given NO star, but one has to give at least one star to post a review.