Whether you’re looking for a cream or gel to prevent uncomfortable, chafing skin or to stop itching fast, Lanacane has the solution for you. …read moreSee less
Lanacane cream can soothe itchiness caused by heat rash, insect bites and dry skin, allowing your skin time to heal, whereas Lanacane gel forms a protective barrier on your skin to prevent pain caused by friction and rubbing.
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What causes dry skin?
When your skin is dry you may experience scaly or flaky skin or skin that has fine lines or cracks.
If you touch your skin, it may feel rough and sensitive or even a little painful.
There are many factors that can cause dry skin from the weather to spending too long in the shower Whenever we leave the house, our skin is exposed to the elements, from UV rays to freezing temperatures.
Our skin is at particular risk during the winter months, as temperatures plummet and humidity is reduced, which dries out our skin.
Again, in winter, we are more likely to turn up the thermostat or light the fire, which may feel lovely after a day out in the cold, but sources of heat in our homes reduce the moisture in the air, which can cause our skin to lose hydration.
Taking hot showers and baths with harsh soaps or detergents, can damage our skin through dehydration and stripping the skin of its natural oils.
Spending lots of time in chlorinated water, such as swimming pools and hot tubs can also strip our skin, leaving it dry.
What is the best cream for insect bites and stings?
Insect bite creams typically contain a type of medicine called an antihistamine, which works by blocking a substance called histamine that is produced during an allergic reaction.
You can also try hydrocortisone cream, a topical treatment that is classed as a corticosteroid and works to relieve pain and swelling.
If your bite is infected, you will need to see a doctor so they can prescribe a suitable antibiotic to treat the infection.