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Adult eczema and psoriasis: good habits for hydrating

Eczema and psoriasis: Fragile skin needs to be moisturised every day! In eczema and psoriasis, the skin is subject to inflammation, skin barrier dysfunction and dryness. Here are some tips for moisturising your skin every day. Choose the right cream and adopt gentle good habits: your skin will thank you.

Eczema: good moisturising habits

Whether you're in the office or on a date, the urge to scratch is uncontrollable and can take hold of you at the worst times. Focus on hydration 

Head to the bathroom to achieve your mission: learn how to moisturise your skin with a product specially developed for your needs. Once you've mastered the application technique, you’ll have every chance of


The skin is lacking in oils. This calls for very gentle, non-irritating cleansers and emollients, i.e. substances that compensate for skin dryness.

Moisturising : your toolbox for eczema

You should moisturise regularly so that your skin doesn’t have time to become too dry. To live well with eczema , you can schedule in gentle moisturising rituals at strategic times in your day. Your emollient care products should be applied:

- Once or twice after washing your hands. You can repeat this procedure as soon as your skin is dry. 

 - After every shower or bath. No hidden secrets here: all you have to do is apply your skin care.


Here are our tips for gently moisturising your skin


1. Smooth, even application

Start by smoothing the cream between your hands and then apply it all over the skin in small dabs. Use large, gentle strokes over the entire surface of your hand to ensure that the product penetrates and covers the entire areawithout rubbing the skin, so as not to irritate it.

2. Thin layer distribution

In eczema and psoriasis, emollients are designed to be applied in thin layers without a greasy or sticky effect. 

Avoid thick layers of cream to avoid irritating the skin and stinging sensations. If you use your cream sparingly, it will feel much better!


Pamper your scalp

Moisturising your scalp reduces itching and dead skin. Applying emollients to the scalp is important if you have eczema or psoriasis. Moisturising this part of the body is simple: apply the emollient with your fingertips, parting by parting, all over your scalp in a circular motion. If you have time, combine business with pleasure and give your scalp a massage. For optimal hydration, leave the emollient on for 3 hours or overnight before rinsing gently with a mild shampoo. 

Good habits to handle eczema for moisturised skin

As a source of irritation that can dry out your skin, a lukewarm shower using a

After each shower, to avoid, pat each part of your body with a towel before applying your emollient. 

Use anti-inflammatory creams on red patches

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