provides a powerful anti-itch effect, moisturizes and softens the skin.
Fowler JF Jr. Colloidal oatmeal formulations and the treatment of atopic dermatitis. J Drugs Dermatol. 2014 Oct;13(10):1180-3; quiz 1184-5.
B. Bamboo Extract
Slow down evaporation of water from the skin surface thereby retaining skin moisture.
Government of Canada, H. C. (2007, May 8). Ingredient. Defined Organism Substance - Bambusa vulgaris extract. Retrieved January 17, 2022, from http://webprod.hc-sc.gc.ca/nhpid-bdipsn/ingredReq.do?id=4315&lang=eng
C. Aloe Vera Extract
Reduces flaking and inflammation and restores suppleness of the skin.
Zohreh Hajheydari, Majid Saeedi, Katayoun Morteza-Semnani & Aida Soltani (2014) Effect of Aloe vera topical gel combined with tretinoin in treatment of mild and moderate acne vulgaris: a randomized, double-blind, prospective trial, Journal of Dermatological Treatment, 25:2, 123-129.
D. Shea Butter
Act as a skin softening agent and enhance the appearance of dry or damaged skin.
Government of Canada, H. C. (2007, May 8). Ingredient. Defined Organism Substance - Shea butter. Retrieved January 17, 2022, from http://webprod.hc-sc.gc.ca/nhpid-bdipsn/ingredReq.do?id=4163&lang=eng
E. Jojoba Oil
Regulates sebum production.
Wertz PW. Human synthetic sebum formulation and stability under conditions of use and storage. Int J Cosmet Sci. 2009 Feb;31(1):21-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-2494.2008.00468.x. PMID: 19134124.
Połubinska A, Cwalinski J, Baum E, Bręborowicz A. N-Acetylglucosamine modulates function of the skin fibroblasts. Int J Cosmet Sci. 2013 Oct;35(5):472-6. doi: 10.1111/ics.12067. Epub 2013 Jun 27. PMID: 23672714.