Fat cream makes brittle and cracked skin smooth again, moisturizes, can protect against frostbite and is available in any pharmacy for less money.
Eczema, atopic dermatitis or psoriasis is often recommended cream. But for dry skin, helps high-fat cream. Especially in winter, and is therefore much in demand as the cold air outside and the dry heated air in offices, shops and living rooms and dry out the skin severely strained.
The right fat cream found
Like any cream is also offered the fat cream of different manufacturers. When choosing the right cream, it is not on the manufacturing company, but to the ingredients. One should take care that the cream contains unsaturated fatty acids or urea, preferably both. Urea dissolves the compounds of the corneal cells and in higher concentrations can even destroy the whole horny layer. In addition, binds the urea, the cream often called Urinea, water in the tissues of the horny layer. All this means that the more moisture and gets softer. Also shed keratinized skin faster, so the skin can be renewed by this cream so quickly back into its normal rhythm. Such creams you can get without prescription at any pharmacy, but also more and more drug stores they have in inventory.
The correct application of the fatty cream
Fat cream helps not only in skin diseases like eczema or psoriasis. Even in winter it serves well to protect the skin and provide it with moisture. The cold temperatures in winter put the skin dry until it is brittle and cracked. Often this is then combined with redness and itching. The cream regulates the moisture content of the skin and thus makes them soft and supple again. In general, it is sufficient to apply the cream twice a day on the respective skin areas. In an application to the face you should make sure that the cream does not come into contact with eyes or mucous membranes of the nose. For these areas there are special creams. But fat cream can not only protect dry skin, but also moisturize before freezing. In particular, the skin of babies and small children is very sensitive in relation to cold. Therefore, babies and young children should be moisturised before each walk in the winter with such a cream. Adults should protect their skin with the cream from the cold.