Best care for dry, irritated skin




Dryness, tightness, redness, itching. If your skin struggles with these issues on a daily basis, you may have "atopic" skin. 

Atopic skin has similar characteristics to sensitive skin, but atopic skin needs to be gentler and use anti-itch products that contain effective ingredients. 

If you have atopic skin, follow some of Absolution’s tips and learn how to best care for it. Characteristics of atopic skin. 

Your skin is the first line of defense against environmental aggressors such as cold, UV rays, bacteria and urban pollution. This means your skin has a lot to deal with! But sometimes it's all too much and it seems impossible to feel comfortable in your skin or look beautiful. 

If you have atopic skin (where your skin easily reacts to the smallest things), it means your skin doesn't act as an effective protective barrier. This makes it more sensitive to environmental influences 

triggering an immediate sensation of redness, tightness and discomfort, as well as a tingling sensation, often accompanied by a strong urge to scratch. However, if you give in and scratch, your skin will feel more uncomfortable and may leave painful lesions. 

Atopic skin has an imbalance in its hydrolipidic film - similar to sensitive skin. Either water or oil is lacking, sometimes both. 

To care for and soothe your skin, it's important to take preventive measures immediately at the first sign of discomfort. Trust nature and use Absolution's certified organic skin care products for a targeted beauty routine that's gentle on atopic skin. 

How to care for atopic skin. Use the right skin care products to restore your skin’s hydrolipidic film. Remove makeup and calm your mind. To restore your skin's hydrolipidic film, you need to use the right products at every stage of your skincare routine starting with makeup removal. Look for extra-mild formulas, like a cream or balm, that contain soothing active ingredients and a calming texture. La Crème Douce Démaquillante and Le Baume Céleste are extremely gentle and perfect for anyone with atopic skin. 

La Crème Douce Démaquillante cleanses, removes makeup, softens and repairs even the most sensitive skin. 

Containing active ingredients such as healing aloe vera, softening St. John's wort and ultra-soothing orange blossom hydrosol, it provides intense care for the skin, making it especially suitable for atopic skin types. 

Calm your skin and your mind! – Try Le Baume Céleste! This gel oil makeup remover contains blue tansy to care for skin that's prone to irritation or restlessness. 

Also known as blue chamomile, this ingredient has appeared in botanical pharmacopeias for centuries and is recommended for alleviating allergic reactions. When the leaves of blue tansy are distilled a blue essential oil is produced. This oil is rich in Chamazulene, a compound known for its calming and calming properties, which can provide immediate relief to atopic skin affected by the sun or cold. 

Hydrate and protect. Make sure to protect and moisturize atopic skin with skin care products rich in active ingredients that support the skin barrier. La Crème Riche is enriched with snow mushrooms which have antioxidant and protective properties. This powerful nourishing cream soothes sensitive skin and tight skin exposed to harsh conditions. 

If your skin is more dehydrated than oily, choose La Crème de Santé. The texture of this cream is much lighter than La Crème Riche but still suitable for atopic skin. The formula contains hyssop extract – a plant that soothes sensitive and irritated skin and prevents redness. 

If you want to add a little rich texture, mix it with a facial oil like Addiction to create your own personal skin care routine. Atopic skin is already sensitive enough, so the last thing you want to do is make it even more sensitive! 

Avoid bathing or showering with water that is too hot as this can weaken the hydrolipidic film, causing itching and discomfort. And don’t forget to take care of your body’s skin, too. Look for products with soothing formulas that are free of controversial ingredients like sulfates 
parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, GMOs, and synthetic fragrances or dyes. Le Lavant Corps Doux gently cleanses your body, while our organic body lotion, Le Lait Peau Douce, leaves your skin feeling soft.

Remember to moisturize your skin from within. Drink plenty of water or herbal tea made with soothing plants that are good for your skin, such as burdock or wild pansy. Watch your diet and try to eat anti-inflammatory foods. Avoid fried or processed foods and refined sugars. Look for foods that contain essential fatty acids like omega-3, which are found in "oily" fish like salmon, sardines and mackerel. Last but not least, make sure you get enough sleep. When you sleep, your body repairs itself and cell renewal is most active. This process is important for relieving itching and improving atopic skin conditions. Your skin should feel good. With proper care, this is possible.
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