Soothe irritation with this $28 dermatologist-approved cream: 'Saved my skin'


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Although seeing your dermatologist may not be the easiest thing right now, many of us have been finding ways to help relieve irritated skin. From creams to lotions, there are tons of products out there.

It’s always important to give your doctor a call when it comes to medical advice. But there’s one cream that many shoppers have claimed helped conditions like eczema, psoriasis and rosacea. Some have even said that it saved their skin, is a must-have at home and is their emergency moisturizer when too much redness occurs.

Avène’sCicalfate Restorative Skin Cream is dermatologist-approved, fragrance-free and hypoallergenic, making it an ideal product for those with sensitive pores and dryness. And according to the brand’s own clinical study, this item “accelerates the recovery process by 2 [times].” Meanwhile, 81 percent of participants found their skin to visibly improve within 14 days.

Shop: Avène Cicalfate Restorative Skin Cream, $28

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Made with sucralfate, a copper-zinc sulfate complex and Avène thermal spring water, the product can help restore, soothe and protect damaged skin. Additionally, it can be used all over the body, including your lips.

One five-star reviewer wrote, “This Product Saved My Skin. I had a pretty bad rosacea, eczema, perioral dermatitis flare up and this product really helped. Now that my slim has calmed down, it does seem a bit thick, but I keep it in my arsenal for emergencies.”

“My Go-To Healer,” another shopper explained. “For any cut, scab, nick, or redness, I rub this in and/or dab it on and it no doubt speeds up (and improves!) the recovery process.”

It’s important to know that not all creams will work for everybody’s skin type in the same way. So before using this product, it’s best to do a patch test before using on your body.

However, if you’ve been looking for an option that can help relieve even the most pesky skin irritation, this item is definitely worth considering.

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