Have you heard of Aquaphor? I had not done so but was delighted to receive a sample and see how it helped my family’s skin in these colder months. We all know that Winter brings its challenges including chapping, chafing and so on. I love my walks in the forest and am finding Aquaphor is keeping my skin in tip top condition despite the challenging conditions.
Skincare in my family
I take my skin for granted. I seem to have inherited good skin genes and rarely get even so much as a spot. I also feel as it is so rare that I put any make-up on that my skin benefits from the good old-fashioned benefits of fresh air. I did not get the common teenage acne. As menopause approaches, my skin can be a little dry from time to time but not enough for me to stress about it. Over the years through talking to female friends, I am aware of how lucky I am to be able to count on my skin and not have to spend a small fortune on products.
My husband has to think about his skin al the time because often it hurts. He has three forms of psoriasis. He had it when I met him and it fluctuates in severity. However, it is a rare day when he is pain free and he constantly feels the need to itch. It isn’t nice for him or us as a family but there is no cure and treatments have not had much impact. Often he will wake in the night due to the condition so is often operating on limited sleep with all that that entails.
My children are all now teenagers but have inherited my good skin. They have the odd spot but nothing major.
Aquaphor is a balm so you do not need huge amounts. I have used it to moisturise my skin and it feels good to be taking care of myself a little better than usual.
We are looking after two kittens at the moment too so scratches are inevitable. Once again, it was good to have Aquaphor to hand.
For us, we were really surprised when my husband tried it on his psoriasis. He has tried injections, light therapy and other treatments over a number of decades. He found Aquaphor gave him full relief from itching and pain for almost 24 hours. When I asked him what he thought, his answer was “I would like some more!” which I guess speaks volumes.
- Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm gives dry to very dry, cracked and irritated skin the SOS care it needs
- Formulated with only seven ingredients, Aquaphor is gentle enough to be used on highly irritated skin as well as on sensitive baby skin and also in the nappy area
- Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm protects the skin by creating a breathable protective barrier, allowing oxygen and water vapor to circulate to and from the skin, allowing skin to ‘breathe’ and strengthen its natural barrier function
- The Eucerin Aquaphor formula was first introduced in the US market in 1925 and has been a household staple ever since – long trusted for its effectiveness in repairing a wide range of skin SOS cases
It seems a no-brainer to invest in Aquaphor. I love how it is a multi-purpose product so if you skin is in trouble even chapped lips or cracked skin on feet, it is just what you need. For us, the relief my husband got from his psoriasis symptoms was a relief to the whole family too and just in time for Christmas.
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