The Hunt for the Perfect Cream for Dry, Sensitive Skin September 01 2015, 3 Comments
A cream that feeds the body with essential nutrients inside while effectively moisturising skin on the outside: that’s our answer to “what’s the perfect cream for dry, sensitive skin?”
And that is exactly what we have created in our Skin Salvation Daily Moisturiser! Sounds like a bold claim doesn't it?
But it makes total sense to look at long term skin health as well as immediate hydration. The cream The cream you choose for dry skin shouldn’t just be about managing the external effects of dryness in order to keep your skin healthy, hydrated and looking lush but should also be feeding your body with vitamins and nutrients to keep the skin’s natural barrier function in good condition long term.
Up to 90% of what you put on your skin is absorbed into the blood stream so why not use your skincare cream as a daily dose of nutrients?
Skin Salvation Daily Moisturiser is packed full of exactly what your skin needs to be healthy…
Vitamin A – vital for maintaining a healthy immune system. Present in shea butter, olive oil, chickweed and nettle.
Vitamin E – a highly efficient antioxidant.
Vitamin E is not produced by the body naturally so must be obtained through diet or topical application; using a skin cream rich in this is a wise choice for those who may be prone to very dry skin. Vitamin is present in shea butter, olive oil and calendula. Vitamin E is present in shea butter, olive oil and calendula.
Vitamin C – is needed for the production of collagen, which is the tissue that helps hold cells together and is vital for healthy skin barrier function. Vitamin C is also rich in antioxidants and is present in chickweed.
Essential Fatty Acids - Omega 3 and 6 are essential for the maintenance of the skin’s barrier. It's a good idea to keep EFA levels steady either through diet or topical application, so that your skin is kept in good condition and has all the building blocks it needs to maintain its defences.
Hemp oil contains the perfect balance of EFAs for the body, which is why so many of our products at Purepotions contain this magical ingredient!
Flavonoids – Present in chamomile.
Don’t forget the same rules apply when dealing with dry skin in babies; make sure the creams you choose for them are nourishing their skin in the same way.
Read more about children’s skin and eczema in babies here