Lipid molecules holding skin cells together. Ceramides help forming skin’s protective barrier battling negative influence of UV lights, chemicals, bacteria and viruses. Help retain moisture in the skin to keep it plump and younger looking. Ceramides constitute more than 50% of outer skin layer.
Ceramide creams are excellent anti-aging moisturizers reducing fine wrinkles, dryness, flaking. Topical ceramides are very effective in replenishing ceramide levels in the skin and even help reducing signs of eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis.
With age skin produces less ceramides. To restore skin protective function and keep skin hydrated – use ceramides containing creams to battle signs of aging and help with dehydrated, sensitive, overeactive skin on face and body.
Use high enough concentration emollient for eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis – consult your dermatologist.
Ceramides creams used as an adjunct to acne treatments to prevent dry, red, flaking skin.
Look for ceramide ingredients labelled as ceramide AP, EOP, NG, NP, or NS.
Also look for ceramide precursors in cream ingredients —phytosphingosine and sphingolipids. These substances help production of ceramides in the skin.
Safe for all ages.
For all skin types and skin around eyes to improve skin tone, texture.
Works synergistically with other anti-aging products. Best combined with gentle exfoliants to ensure proper penetration.
Best applied right after shower on slightly damp skin to lock in moisture.
Ceramide creams should be packaged in air tight dispensers, or tubes to minimize exposure to air and keep the ingredients potent.