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The Most Popular Skincare Products for Eczema

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For those who suffer from eczema, navigating the world of skincare can be tricky. It can be hard to choose products which won’t worsen the condition, or cause a reaction. With influencers online sharing their skincare routines, and thousands of new, innovative products to choose from, the industry can seem overwhelming for those with skin conditions. 

The National Eczema Association has created a directory of products which have received the NEA Seal of Acceptance™. The Seal of Acceptance™ helps individuals recognise products that are suitable for people with eczema or sensitive skin. We have put together a list of the most popular skincare products for eczema from the directory, split into a skincare routine, and you can also check out our skin care hub to find out more about how water impacts your skin.

Cleanser

Burt’s Bees – Sensitive Facial Cleanser

The Burt’s Bees Sensitive Facial Cleanser contains cotton extract, aloe, and rice, which helps to soften, soothe and moisturise the skin. It is hypoallergenic, soap- and fragrance-free, and is clinically shown to improve skin barrier function.

Neutrogena® – Ultra Gentle Hydrating Cleanser

The Neutrogena Ultra Gentle Hydrating Cleanser is formulated with a skin nourishing polyglycerin formula that helps hydrate and protect skin while it cleans. It’s so gentle that it’s safe on even the most sensitive skin conditions, such as eczema and psoriasis.

CeraVe® – Hydrating Facial Cleanser

The CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser was developed with dermatologists. It cleanses, hydrates, and helps restore the protective skin barrier with three essential ceramides (1, 3, 6-II). The formula contains hyaluronic acid to help retain skin’s natural moisture. 

Facial Moisturisers

VICHY MINÉRAL 89 – Hyaluronic Acid Face Moisturiser

The Vichy Mineral 89 Moisturiser has been clinically tested by 175 dermatologists on 1,600 women worldwide. It is safe and effective for all skin types, as its minimalist formula contains only 11 ingredients.

Burt’s Bees – Sensitive Daily Moisturizing Cream

The Burt’s Bees Sensitive Daily Moisturising Cream is formulated with the same ingredients as the cleanser from the same range. It is 98.9% natural, and is scientifically shown to provide all-day hydration without causing redness or irritation.

TATCHA – Indigo Soothing Triple Recovery Cream

On the luxury end of the spectrum comes Tatcha, with the Indigo Soothing Triple Recovery Cream. It contains colloidal oatmeal and sophora Japonica extracts, prized in Eastern medicine for their anti-inflammatory benefits. These ingredients help reduce the appearance of inflammation and temporarily relieve itchy, sore, sensitive skin.

SPF

CeraVe® – SPF 50 Sunscreen 

The CeraVe SPF 50 Sunscreen contains invisible zinc, which delivers a dry, clear finish for powerful protection from the sun’s damaging rays. It is lightweight and oil-free, developed with dermatologists.

Neutrogena® – Sheer Zinc™ Dry Touch Sunscreen

The Sheer Zinc Dry Touch Sunscreen by Neutrogena comes in SPF 30 and SPF 50. It is a mineral sunscreen that features Purescreen® technology. This gentle formula delivers superior broad spectrum protection against UVB & UVA rays.

Banana Boat® – Sensitive Mineral Lotion SPF 50+ 

The Banana Boat Sensitive Mineral Lotion in SPF 50 is oil and fragrance free. It’s also water resistant for up to 80 minutes, making it ideal for family holidays. The lightweight, non-greasy feel makes it ideal for everyday use as well.

Body Lotion

Vaseline® – Intensive Care™ Deep Moisture Jelly Cream

The Vaseline Intensive Care Jelly Cream is formulated with vitamin E, an antioxidant known to protect skin cells. It is also fragrance free, hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic – so it won’t clog your pores.

CeraVe® – Moisturising Lotion

The CeraVe Moisturising Lotion increases the skin’s ability to attract, hold and distribute moisture and also form a protective layer over the skin’s surface to help prevent moisture loss. The MVE technology provides daily instant and long-lasting hydration, while hyaluronic acid helps to retain the skin’s moisture.

Aveeno – Eczema Therapy Moisturizing Cream

The Aveeno Eczema Therapy Moisturising Cream is formulated to relieve dry, itchy, irritated skin due to eczema. It is enriched with Active Naturals colloidal oatmeal, ceramides, and essential lipids naturally found within skin, to enhance and restore skin’s protective function.

Hand Cream

Neutrogena® – Norwegian Formula Hand Cream

The Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream delivers effective relief for dry, chapped hands. This clinically proven, highly concentrated formula rapidly heals dry hands. It noticeably improves the look and feel of your skin. 

CeraVe® – Therapeutic Hand Cream

The CeraVe Therapeutic Hand Cream helps repair, restore and protect rough, dry, irritated hands, so they look and feel soft and healthy again. Formulated with essential ceramides, niacinamide and hyaluronic acid, the non-greasy cream helps repair your skin’s natural skin barrier

Skinfix – Eczema+ Hand Repair Cream™

The Skinfix Eczema+ Hand Repair Cream replenishes and restores the skin barrier with 2 active pharmaceutical ingredients, 1% colloidal oatmeal and 5% sweet almond. The multi award-winning eczema cream is clinically proven to treat eczema and dry, cracked skin on hands.


Finding that amazing product that helps soothe your skin is great, but it’s also worth taking a closer look at what you put on your whole body on a daily basis – your water. Hard water can have a detrimental effect on sensitive skin, and trigger conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Discover how our water softeners can help to reduce the symptoms of common skin conditions.