Itchy, flaky and scaly skin conditions such as psoriasis can affect up to 73,000 people in Ireland. These conditions are usually characterised by abnormal raised skin and vary in severity from localised patches on the skin to full body coverage. These patches normally appear on elbows, knees, scalp and lower back, but can appear anywhere on the body and can be itchy and painful and, in some cases crack and bleed.
Living with these conditions can be extremely challenging, however there are various treatments to help manage symptoms. Topical emollients can help hydrate the skin, reduce water loss and cover the skin with a protective film. Urea based emollient products can help moisturise the skin to reduce the itch, but also help to reduce the skin growth and promote the healing of the affected areas.
However different skin has different needs. Managing this condition involves understanding your skin, managing your triggers and, seeking advice from healthcare professionals when needed. Irish brand Citrine Healthcare has launched the new Sorato™ range, which includes two topical products to help improve the skin’s moisture levels and the skin barrier to help alleviate symptoms of dry, flaky and scaly skin.
SORATO™ EU10 is an intensive moisturising cream for dry and scaly skin which helps to support the skin’s natural elasticity. It contains Urea to help exfoliate dry and scaly skin and Emu oil which restores the skin’s natural moisture levels, while replenishing the lipid layer. It is also rich in natural emollients that lock in moisture and improve the appearance of dry skin. Also suitable for people who may be prone to dermatitis, psoriasis and eczema.
- Urea 10% to help exfoliate dry and scaly skin
- Emu oil to help hydrate and moisturise
- Helps restore the skins moisture levels
- Supports the skins natural elasticity
- Contains: Urea 10%, Emu Oil & Allantoin
SORATO™ UR30 is a topical cream for severe dry and flaky skin containing Urea and Mandelic acid both of which have an exfoliating action on the skin. This formulation is suitable for helping to remove dead skin cells, to soften and reduce the presence of thickened and flaking skin. The additional presence of Allantoin and Panthenol offer a highly moisturising activity, restoring the skin’s hydrolipidic film and protecting the skin barrier. The SORATO™ UR30 formulation is also enriched by Thuja, which helps strengthen the skin and renew the epidermis.
- Exfoliating action for severely dry and flaky skin
- Softens and reduces thickened and flaky skin
- Helps protect the skin barrier
- High moisturising activity
- Contains Urea 30%, Mandelic acid & Allantoin
Both SORATO™ EU10 and SORATO™ UR30 are available widely in Irish pharmacies nationwide from the end of September. For more information about Citrine Healthcare and the range of skincare products visit www.citrinehealthcare.com and follow on IG @citrinehealthcareltd.
Sorato EU10™ 200ml – RRP €19.95
Sorato UR30™ 100ml – RRP €16.95