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The “itch-scratch cycle” is about as vicious as they come, and anything that induces it has the full capability to bring almost unbearable discomfort, as those suffering from eczema know well. Eczema is a general term used to describe varying skin conditions that result in inflamed and discolored skin. Typically the skin is red, dry, inflamed, and occasionally blisters. The term eczema is often times used interchangeably with the term dermatitis, which literally translates to “inflamed skin.”
There are many types of eczema, but the most common type is atopic eczema. Thought to be hereditary and triggered by allergens, atopic eczema is most common in children, but can reappear during adult years. There is no cure, but figuring out what causes it to flare up and treating the symptoms is usually the course of action to take.
Dermalogic by NZ Soap Star formulated "Ditch the Itch" using natural and organic plant oils & manuka honey that targets specific skin issues related to eczema & Psoriasis. Following is a detailed list of ingredients along with a description of their unique qualities.
Manuka Honey - produced in New Zealand is one of the most unique and beneficial forms of honey in the world. It’s made by bees that pollinate the Manuka bush. Scientists have discovered that manuka honey contains exceptionally powerful healing properties. It not only heals damaged skin in extremely severe cases of eczema, but it also has the ability to regenerate new skin growth. Some strains are particularly rich in hydrogen peroxide, methylglyoxal and dihydroxyacetone. This trilogy helps make up what is referred to as the Unique Manuka Factor (UMF), a global standard in identifying and measuring the antibacterial strength of Manuka. Essentially, the UMF is a guarantee that the honey being sold is of a medicinal quality.
Cedarwood shows great results to treat the inflamed skin caused by seborrheic eczema. It helps cure the infection and balances sebum production.
Lavender - one of the most valuable oils for skincare and skin conditions. It stimulates the growth of new cells, kills bacteria, is antibiotic and antiviral. It prevents scarring and eases pain.
Melaleuca (Tea Tree) – Melaleuca or tea tree essential oil has antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory properties to help heal the skin. It’s best known for its capacity to stimulate the immune system, prevent fungal, bacterial and viral infections.
Borage Oil - has been shown to benefit seborrheic dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis, reducing both inflammation and redness. Used topically, it has anti-inflammatory effects, moisturises the skin, and strengthens the skin barrier. This ability to lock in moisture helps stop itching. Advanced:
Borage oil contains the most GLA of all the oils, which helps with skin barrier repair faster than linoleic acid, as well as decreasing transepidermal water loss, increasing skin hydration, and increasing skin flexibility. Borage has been studied in reducing cell hyperproliferation and reducing redness at 20%. Ferulic acid is a more effective anti-oxidant than Vitamin E, and can soothe and moisturize skin, repair light and weather induced skin damage, reduce itching and inflammation, and may reduce skin aging. The tannins make this an astringent oil. The ellagic acid can offer a reduction in the destruction of collagen, an increase in the regeneration of skin cells, and thickening of the skin.
Cranberry Seed Oil - easily penetrates the skin and is highly moisturizing. It is rich in tocotrienols and tocopherols (Vitamin E) and other antioxidants. Cranberry Seed Oil possesses the highest quantity of tocotrienols of any vegetable oil. It possesses a unique balance of Omega 3, 6 and 9 essential fatty acids not found in other oils. Cranberry Oil can aid in the relief of itchy, scaly, irritated skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Cranberry Seed Oil also contains a significant amount of Vitamin A. Great for acne or blemished skin. Advanced: Cranberry oil contains high levels of Vitamin E and ß-carotene, both of which are anti-oxidants and free radical scavengers. The polyphenols offer anti-oxidizing properties. The tannins makes this a dry feeling oil with anti-bacterial properties. The phytosterols offer anti-inflammatory properties and reduce redness and itching, as well as help repairing skin barrier function.
Sea buckthorn - Sea buckthorn contains a lot of palmitoleic acid, a building block of our skin that helps heal wounds and scratches. It’s also anti-microbial. The high levels of Vitamin E in this oil make it very moisturizing (it’s one of the highest of all the oils). The high levels of phytosterols make it an effective anti-inflammatory that reduces redness and itching. The carotenoids – pre-cursors to Vitamin A – offer free radical scavenging and photo- protective effects. The carotenoids and tocopherols are very high in this oil, making it a fantastic anti-oxidant.
Hazelnut Oil - a light penetrating oil that is slightly astringent. Great for acne prone skin. High in essential fatty acids and is soothing and healing to dry, irritated skin.
Cucumber Seed Oil - possesses a remarkable amount of phytosterols. Studies indicate that phytosterols help the skin strengthen its lipid barrier, restoring proper moisture balance, smoothing the skins surface and improving skin elasticity. Phytosterols are also known for their ability to nourish and stimulate the skin cells to encourage regeneration of healthy skin cells.
Camomile Oil - A superstar remedy for the skin, camomile is affective for soothing bug bites, healing wounds and relieving skin infections and rashes. It helps alleviate pain from hemorrhoids and has powerful anti-itching properties.
Kukui Oil - rich in the essential fatty acids linoleic and linolenic acids. These acids are vital for the metabolism of healthy skin. Kukui Oil is easily absorbed and moisturizes irritated, sunburned, or burned skin. Studies indicate that Kukui Nut Oil may help relieve itchy and dry skin due to eczema, psoriasis and rosacea.
Sweet Almond Oil - packed full of vitamins A, B, B2, B6, and unrefined and unsaturated essential fatty acids which are recommended in the treatment of skin disorders including: psoriasis, eczema, dry skin and erysipelas (a type of infection).
Organic Rosehip Oil - possesses a unique nutrient profile that includes Vitamins A (retinol) and E. These vitamins, in conjunction with its content of omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids, make it an ideal ingredient for inclusion within personal care and spa applications.
The numerous anti-aging benefits of Rose Hip Seed Oil have been scientifically proven (Pareja et al 1988). The oil is acclaimed for its ability to regenerate skin cells, reduce the appearance of scars and wrinkles, and improve skin color and tone.
Organic Shea Butter - contains the highest levels of Essential Fatty Acids of all the vegetable butters which give fantastic moisturising, softening and healing properties. Shea Butter is also rich in Vitamins A and E which helps regenerate the skin. It has anti-oxidant & anti-inflammatory properties that helps combat dry skin, eczema and dermatitis. Natural SPF.
Coco Butter - The rich blend of fatty acids and antioxidants in cocoa butter make it an ideal choice for people who want to reduce inflammation of the skin. Whether you apply cocoa butter to psoriasis, eczema, rashes, or other types on inflammation on the body, you can find quick, soothing relief, combined with a delicious aroma.
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