Skin care products for eczema prone skin

What is eczema?

Eczema is a chronic condition that leaves the skin itchy, dry, red and crack, creating sores and cuts. This skin condition is most common to appear in young childhood. Many people then get milder eczema the older they get. Many things can cause someones Eczema to get worse, such as stress, humidity, and allergies. As eczema can get worse or be triggered by allergies, it is super important you use very gentle skin care products. In this post we will show some great products for Eczema sufferers.

FUN FACT: well know celebs who also suffer from Eczema include - Alele, Brad Pitt, Kerry Washington, Catherine Zeta- Jones and Nicole Kidman

La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Soothing Face and Body Balm

It is safe to say at £7.50 this is not a cheap lip balm, but it does do the job very well! Due to it's main aim, being a repairing balm, not only does it help moisturise your lips, it also helps create a barrier to soothe and protect your lips from infections (due to cracks in the skin, it is very common for people who suffer with eczema to get infections). It's also good to note that his balm can also be used on other parts of the body as well as the lips.

ZO Skin Health Body Emulsion

The Zo Skin Health Body Emulsion not only has a 12-hour time-release antioxidant complex to protect the skin, it also helps restore hydration in the skin and helps strength the skins protective barrier.

E45 Itch Relief

If you are looking for something to help sooth the constant itchy sensation, why not try out E45's Itch Relief cream. Its helps relieve the itchy feeling as well as creating 24 hours of hydration for the skin. This cream is also used for people who suffer from pruritus, dermatitis and other skin conditions as well as eczema.

Dermol 500 Lotion

This lotion can be used in two ways, like a good old fashioned moisturiser

or you can also use it as a soap substitute, as many people find soap can dry and further irritate their skin.

Benefits of this lotion is that it provides fairly quick relief from eczema, as well as having antimicrobial and moisturising properties.