Repairing The Skin Barrier

Why You Should Use CeraVe in the Tub to Heal Your Skin Barrier

It sounds a little silly, but “CeraVe in the tub” is a popular way of describing the CeraVe moisturizing cream. This cream comes in a tub-like container and differs from the CeraVe moisturizing lotion. CeraVe in the tub has a multitude of skin loving ingredients that are beneficial in healing the skin barrier. What Makes …

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Heparan Sulfate To Repair a Damaged Skin Barrier

An up and coming skincare ingredient has yet to be utilized by more than one company – Heparan sulfate. This ingredient is relatively new and promises a variety of beneficial effects on the skin. Using heparan sulfate to repair a damaged skin barrier is the goal for one US-based startup company known as Senté. Its …

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Is The Senté Dermal Repair Cream Worth It To Heal a Damaged Skin Barrier?

A damaged skin barrier can be difficult to treat, especially when it contributes to a variety of skin conditions such as acne and eczema. In order to heal a damaged skin barrier, you must ensure that you include nourishing skin care ingredients in your routine. Treating your skin gently and with hydrating and moisturizing products …

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Why Might It Take Months To Heal a Damaged Skin Barrier?

It may take months to heal a damaged skin barrier due to a variety of factors including your skin care routine, environmental stressors, and lifestyle factors.  Each of these factors must be carefully curated to support the skin barrier. After all, the skin is the body’s largest organ and requires attention and care for the …

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How To Prevent Benzoyl Peroxide From Damaging The Skin Barrier 

Benzoyl peroxide is a powerful acne medication that can be extremely effective in treating breakouts. However, it can also cause some serious damage to the skin if it’s not used correctly. While acne treatments should be a staple in your skin care routine if you are suffering from breakouts, they can wreak havoc on your …

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CeraVe Healing Ointment Vs. Vaseline For Slugging

Slugging should be part of everyone’s skin care routine. It has a multitude of benefits including hydrated skin, reduction of inflammation and irritation, and improved skin health. Often, people use occlusives (wax-like, heavy ingredients) to slug with. The most popular occlusive is Vaseline, in which I explained exactly how Vaseline can improve post-inflammatory erythema. Another …

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How To Repair Your Skin Barrier When You Have Acne

I have numerous posts on treating a damaged skin barrier. However, the most difficult part of treating a damaged skin barrier involves trying not to cause breakouts while treating the skin barrier. Since many people are sensitive to different skin care products, it can be hard to find ingredients that work for your skin while …

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Skin Barrier Repair For Eczema: All of The Ingredients You Need To Succeed

Eczema is a type of skin condition commonly characterized by dry, itchy, and red skin. It can be caused by a variety of reasons including both genetic and environmental causes. The irritation experienced can make it difficult for people to comfortably live their lives, especially if it’s on the face or other visible areas of …

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How Filaggrin Can Restore Your Skin Barrier and Improve Your Acne 

Filaggrin isn’t a typical buzzword in skincare. It is not widely available (Although there are a few products that contain this amazing ingredient).  Filaggrin is a type of protein that plays a pivotal role in restoring the skin barrier function. It works along with other proteins to promote proper structural integrity of the skin barrier.  …

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