Atopic dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory disease that manifests itself as dry skin and prone to irritation, swelling and Itch causes recurrent bouts with lesions with redness, dryness, exudation, crusting and thickening of the skin.
The origin is caused by the deficiency of filaggrin, a protein present in the epidermis, essential for maintaining the integrity of the cutaneous barrier of the skin. Yes she, the skin can not stay hydrated and can not stop the entry of irritants.
The best allies against atopy …
1 A-derma Exomega shower and bath oil for face and body cleans gently and relieves skins with atopic tendency. Its formula, which combines hygiene and treatment, will help rebuild the skin barrier and soothe the skin. It can be used in both newborns and adults (€ 18.09). 2 Support. The fresh, citrus scent of this tonic Calm Toner Basil & Bergamot awakens the mind as it calms down. The combination of virginiana from witch hazel, chamomile and rose water has anti-inflammatory properties and protects against DNA damage (€ 41). 3 Avène. With a biotechnological active from the thermal water, the relipidizing cream restores the barrier function of the skin and its sense of well-being. It also relieves the itching sensation caused by dry skin and rebalances the skin flora (€ 25). 4 Baby With 40% emollient oils, this soap gently cleanses and nourishes deeply. Its high content of essential fatty acids restores the level of hydration of the skin, prevents dehydration and provides immediate well-being. Quickly relieves tightness and itching sensation. (€ 19) 5 Bioderma Atoderm SOS spray relieves itching immediately and calms in 60 minutes and for six hours (€ 14.95).
On World Atopic Dermatitis Day, the doctor García Millán, of Pedro Jaén Dermatology Group, we have discovered how to prevent, treat and combat this skin disease. The expert recommends six tips to improve the quality of life of those who suffer its consequences:
- Treat the outbreak forcefully without fear of using medications always regulated by doctors.
- Perform daily baths or showers of not more than 5 minutes in warm water, never hot, and with soaps and oils without detergents.
- Hydrate daily without exception, as long as you do not have eczema or inflammation.
- Wear cotton clothing and avoid synthetic and wool products, which tend to cause allergic skin reactions. Do not use fabric softener when washing.
- Avoid extreme temperatures, as both cold and heat are enemies of atopy.
- A certain exposure to the sun can be beneficial, always with sun protection and avoiding burns.
1 Dermacare. The Atopic Syndet Soft Cleansing Gel is specifically suited for daily atopic skin hygiene without altering its natural balance. It has a smooth texture and very nice (€ 21). 2 Ducray Dexyane MeD is a soothing repair cream that treats, repairs and limits the recurrence of eczema lesions and guarantees protection of the skin (€ 15.43). 3 Eucerin With omega and licochalcona oils, the AtopiControl lotion helps relieve the discomfort caused by atopic dermatitis. It is easy to absorb and moisturizes, soothes and reduces the roughness of atopic skin. Suitable for children and infants (€ 19.50). 4 Isdin. The skin on the face is more exposed and more fragile. Nutra-pro-AMP enhances the innate immune system of the skin, protects it from the threat of external aggression and restores the skin barrier. Its formula is for children and adults (€ 16.96). 5 Nuggela and Sulé. The scalp is also irritated. This epigenetic shampoo, formulated for sensitive skin, helps prevent peeling, exerts a soothing action and reduces irritation. Suitable for hair with sensitive skin, atopic or dermatitis (€ 19.90).