Suu Balm Gentle Moisturising Facial Cleanser: Skin barrier protection: people with eczema have a defective skin barrier, which can be further weakened and irritated by surfactants like soap, SLS, SLES; Suu Balm Washes are formulated with the most gentle surfactant (sodium lauroyl methyl isethionate) and 5 different moisturising ingredients and a pH of 5.5 to ensure it will not cause irritation or sensitisation for eczema prone or sensitive skin.
Cleansing action: it is nonetheless necessary to cleanse the skin of irritants and dirt, which Suu Balm Facial Cleanser achieves in the most gentle way possible.
Suu Balm Cooling Itch Relief Facial Moisturiser: Itch Relief: Breaks the itch-scratch cycle by stopping itch within 5 minutes of application; this effect is driven by the menthyl lactate, which activates skin neuron TRPM8 receptors, blocking the afferent itch signals.
Moisturising: 5 types of skin identical ceramides and linoleic & linolenic acid repair the defect in atopic and dry skin barriers, improving barrier function; this is boosted by restoration of natural moisturising factor with saccharide isomerate and filaggrin breakdown products, and by the water binding properties of sodium hyaluronate.
Relief of irritation and sensitivity: Extracts of the Albatrellus ovinus edible mushroom (grifolin and neogrifolin) antagonise the TRPV1 receptor, reducing skin irritation and sensitivity.