What is Diprobase Daily Moisturising Cream?
Diprobase Daily Moisturising Cream is a clinically tested moisturiser for dry and sensitive skin. It is enriched with prebiotics to help strengthen the skin barrier and provide long-lasting hydration. Its hypoallergenic, vitamin-enriched formula protects your skin and prevents it from drying out. Diprobase is suitable for babies and can help reduce dry skin flare-ups for up to 3 months.
How to treat and prevent dry skin
There are various steps you can take to prevent and treat dry skin to avoid discomfort and complications that are caused by dry skin:
- Drink plenty of water
- Increase humidity by purchasing a humidifier or placing a damp towel on a warm radiator
- Reduce the length of your bath or shower and avoid the use of harsh soaps, bubble baths and bath products
- Quit smoking
- Use a soap substitute
Why is moisturising important?
Moisturising our skin is important to support and strengthen our skin’s natural, protective barrier, which prevents bacteria and other germs from penetrating our skin and causing infection. If our skin becomes dehydrated and dry, it compromises this protective barrier, which can leave us vulnerable to infection. Dry skin conditions, such as eczema can be made worse if the skin isn’t moisturised, as cracks and irritation can occur, which can cause pain and discomfort. Moisturising our skin regularly helps to keep our skin’s hydration levels topped up, preventing dry skin, irritation, itchiness and cracks, as well as protecting us from infection.
How to treat dry skin
As well as regular moisturising, there are many measures we can takin in our daily lives to keep our skin hydrated and healthy. Here are some dos and don’ts for healthy skin.
- DON’T have long, hot showers
- DO use warm instead of hot water and limit your bath or shower to less than 10 minutes
- DON’T use harsh or drying soaps, deodorant, antibacterial detergents and products containing fragrances
- DO use gentle cleansing creams and skin cleansers with moisturising properties
- DON’T rub your skin vigorously with a towel
- Do gently pat your skin dry to that some moisture remains
- DON’T spend too long in rooms with ‘dry air’ (e.g. near fireplaces, heaters or radiators)
- DO wear materials that are soft and let your skin breathe, such as cotton or silk and wash your clothes in detergents without dyes or perfumes
How does Diprobase Moisturising Cream help with dry skin?
Diprobase Daily Moisturising Cream is enriched with prebiotics that stimulates microflora in your skin which strengthens the skin barrier. It provides 24-hour long-lasting moisturisation to restore and help strengthen the skin barrier. It’s caring and hydrating formula contains Provitamin B5 which supports the skin barrier, as well as olive and seabuckthorn oils which are known to protect the skin from drying out. Diprobase has been clinically proven to help reduce dry skin flare-ups for up to 3 months, is hypoallergenic and suitable for babies.
How to use Diprobase
Apply a thin layer, as needed, on your sensitive skin in a thin layer during flare-free periods.
When should this product NOT be used?
This product is for external use only. Do NOT use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients (see ingredients tab for full list).
This product is clinically tested to be well-tolerated, however, everybody’s skin is different. If you experience any stinging, discomfort or burning sensations or experience any kind of skin reaction, discontinue use. If side effects or symptoms of allergic reaction persist, seek medical advice from your doctor or a Chemist 4U pharmacist.
Make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
Aqua, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Isostearyl Isostearate
1,2-Hexanediol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Panthenol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Niacinamide
Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide, Limnanthes Alba Seed Oil, Hydrogenated lecithin, Hippophae Rhamnoides, (Seabuckthorn) Fruit Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Xanthan Gum, Sclerotium Gum, Squalane, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Ceramide 3, Citric Acid, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
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