Sensitive skin reacts easily to both external and internal factors including sun, wind, cold, chemicals, medications and stress. Before you purchase a skincare product, read the label. Look for words like “mild”, “gentle”, “for sensitive skin” and “hypo-allergenic”. Products that are fragrance-free and soap-free are a good choice.
Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is usually associated with dry skin. Itching, inflammation and rashes are all associated with this chronic skin disorder. The skin becomes irritated by allergens, overdrying, or environmental changes. A doctor should always diagnose eczema. Once it is diagnosed you can treat most flare-ups at home. Oat protein is especially soothing to irritated upset skin and Cabot Oat Protein products with hydrolyzed oat protein are good to keep on hand as part of your eczema management program. Dermatologist recommended, Cabot Oat Protein products are safe for children, adults and the elderly.
Cabot P.O.L. Cream and P.O.L. Lotion are scientifically advanced formulations that help protect against bed sores (also referred to as pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers) and protects vulnerable skin. P.O.L. restores, nourishes and soothes, providing a strong emollient and protective barrier. The effectiveness of the phospholipids are heightened by the synergistic activity of vitamin A, vitamin E, allantoin and hyaluronic acid.
Dermatologists say that sun protection is the most important thing you can do for your skin. Use a sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher for all parts of your body if you are going to be in the sun for any length of time. Wear a hat and protective clothing. Anti-oxidant moisturizers help repair sun damaged skin and protect against future damage.
Skin types of all kinds can suffer from dryness at certain times of the year. Dry, scaly, flaking skin occurs when the natural moisture evaporates or is otherwise removed from the top layer of skin. Because aging interferes with your skins ability to hold moisture, moisturizing your skin becomes increasingly important, as you grow older. Skin also relies of moisture in the air to remain hydrated.