Aloe vera, almond extract, collagen, shea butter, urea or glicerinason ingredients, each with a different function, are effective for repairing the skin of hands.
Aloe vera is best known ingredient, since it is used in many cosmetic products. A plant rich in protein, minerals, vitamins, amino acids and trace elements, in the case of hand creams, moisturizers provides astringent, soothing, regenerating and toning properties.
“All this gives it the capacity for cell regeneration, infection prevention and accelerated healing of skin , ” says Raquel Aguado, pharmaceutical blog Farmacosmetica .
The enzyme activity of this active also improves blood supply and ease to penetrate all three layers of the skin (epidermis, dermis and hypodermis) enables the removal of bacteria and fat occluding the pores.
EXTRACT ALMOND AND SHEA BUTTER
With properties such as aloe vera, Aguado emphasizes that “sweet almond oil has excellent emollient, softening, moisturizing and anti – inflammatory properties” and is especially recommended to “treat skin punished in the case of hands very dry “.
Also from a fruit, shea butter is positioned as one of the featured ingredients hand creams. It is a derivative of nuts produced by the shea tree, which is found in Africa. Hydration, nutrition and softness are the main benefits of this asset to hand creams that include in their formulation. All thanks to its composition of fatty acids and vitamins A and E.
If more than repair dry hands what is desired is to give an added softness to the skin, the appropriate ingredient is collagen. The expert explains that this asset has the power to form a film on the skin able to protect from external aggression and prevent dehydration. “At the same time improves the strength and flexibility of the skin, giving it a velvety feel , ” he says.
UREA AND GLYCERINE
As natural ingredient star stresses urea, a compound from the human body and other mammals, which prevents water loss through the skin, keeping hydrated and flexible. It is indicated for skin desquamation and dry and psoriasis is also used in treatments coma diseases, atopic dermatitits, hyperkeratosis or eczema.
Desquamation exists against another compound: glycerine. In addition to combat this problem, accelerate skin repair, improves skin barrier and softens hands.
Another effective element against dry skin is beeswax. Aguado as follows, for chapped hands “capable creams moisturize, nourish, repair, protect and relieve symptoms are needed. Very nourishing creams or concentrates that provide water and prevent loss, soften and fill the cracks for repair as soon as possible, given that they can become really painful. “It is the case of beeswax, it noted for its protective and restorative capacity.