What is a moisturizer?
A moisturizer or emollient (mostly creams) is a treatment that prevents water loss from the skin and maintains skin smooth and soft. Other than looking healthier, hydrated skin is less susceptible to irritations. The regular use of moisturizers reduces the recurrences of chronic inflammatory diseases, such as atopic dermatitis.
How to apply moisturizers?
It is very important to understand how to apply correctly moisturizers.Before application, always wash and dry your hands thoroughly. Moisturizer should be applied directly to the skin, better after a shower on slightly wet skin.They should be applied and spread gently and evenly on the skin, not smoothed or rubbed, and in the same direction that hair grows.
How much to use?
The amount of moisturizer needed depends on the condition of the skin. For adults with very dry skin diffuse all over the body about 500 g per week are recommended. For children, about 250 g per week.In the case of using moisturizers and topical medications, first apply the moisturizer and after a few minutes the topical medication.Mostra in Italiano