A rich, soothing moisture balm that provides special care when skin needs it most. High in natural ingredients with anti-inflammatory properties to reduce redness, calm, heal and restore the skin’s barrier function. Cosmeceutical actives build up the skin’s tolerance to external stimulation and alleviate sensitive skin conditions such as irritated, inflamed skin.
Suitable for sensitive skin conditions including eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, dryness and after treatments such as microdermabrasion, acid peels, retinols etc
Does NOT contain artificial fragrances, alcohol or parabens.
Use morning and night to restore skin vitality whilst soothing, softening and replenishing hydration. Can be used around eye area.
Sensitive skin is generally classified into three groups:
Group 1: Low barrier function. Alteration of the skin’s barrier function with high TEWL and abnormal desquamation.
Group 2: Inflammation; presence of inflammation, but normal barrier function
Group 3: Neurosensitive group normal barrier function, no inflammation, but exaggeration on the nerve response in the skin
La Clinica Sensitive Skin Soothing Protection Moisture Balm 50ml
After cleansing and toning, apply a generous amount onto skin using upward strokes. For best results use over LA CLINICA’s Miracle Relief Oil Plus.
Use morning and night.
Aqua (Water), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Caprylate/Caprate, Glycerin, Propanediol, Myristyl Myristate, Behenyl Alcohol, Cetostearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Isononanoate, Sucrose Polystearate, Cetyl Palmitate, Squalane, Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Oil, Salvia Hispanica (Chia) Seed Oil, Octyldodecanol, Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil Unsaponifiables, Cardiospermum Halicacabum Flower/ Leaf/Vine Extract, Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Coco-Glucoside, Acetyl Tetrapeptide-15, Opuntia Ficus-Indica Stem Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile) Extract (Organic), Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Extract (Organic), C12-C13 Alkyl Glyceryl Hydrolyzed Hyaluronate, Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Extract, Arctium (Burdock) Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Oil, Petroselinum Sativum (Parsley) Seed Oil, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Oil.
La Clinica For Skin and Body prides itself on its innovation and thus the ingredients listed here may differ from the packaging depending on the time and region of purchase.
Skinasensyl [Acetyl Tetrapeptide-15]
A new generation neurocosmeceutical soother which targets over-reactive skin (Group 3) by:
• Decreasing the release of pro-inflammatory neuromediators (CGRP)
• Reduces the response of the sensory nerve fibres to external stimulation
• Increases the skin’s tolerance threshold.
• Reduction of sensations of pain and discomfort.
Defensil Plus [Octyldodecanol, Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil Unsaponifiables, Cardiospermum Halicacabum Flower/ Leaf/Vine Extract, Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract.]
A combination of Blackcurrant Seed Oil, Sunflower Oil and Ballon Vine Extract; To ease inflammation and support the recovery of the skin barrier (Group 2 & 3). Ballon vine extract a plant-derived alternative to hydrocortisone soothes the skin.
• Protects and regenerates the damaged skin barrier (in-vivo study)
• Nips inflammatory processes in the bud (in-vitro study)
• Reduces allergic reaction (in-vitro study)
• Reduces tissue damage resulting from mosquito bites (in-vivo study)
• Soothes the skin after shaving and epilation (in-vivo study)
• Reduces the severity of couperose (in-vivo study)
Aquacacteen [Opuntia Ficus-Indica Stem Extract]
Derived from organic cactus (Opuntia Ficus-Indica). AquaCacteen blocks the release of stress markers from sensory nerve cells in the skin and calms irritated skin. Furthermore, it has excellent hydrating properties due to its high content of water-binding compounds.
Clinical studies conducted showed that AquaCacteen was exceptionally soothing and firming. Besides it was found to be very hydrating even when used in rinse-off products.
A highly effective moisturising and soothing active.
• Soothes and calms irritated skin
• Hydrates the skin in rinse off formulations
• Protects and firms skin
Squalane (Olive derived)
A powerful emollient with high oxidative stability found and created naturally in our skin. Squalane is occlusive yet non-comedogenic and assists dry, inflamed skin conditions. It supports the skin’s barrier and has anti-bacterial properties
Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice (Organic)
Composed of a combination of Vitamins, Antioxidants, Enzymes, Minerals and Fatty Acids. Aloe Vera is reputed for its soothing, anti-inflammatory, moisturising and wound healing properties.
Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile) Extract (Organic)
Chamomile extract has strong anti inflammatory affects on the skin. It inhibits nitric oxide production within the dermis. Nitric oxide is a catalyst for inflammatory diseases and is associated with acute and chronic inflammations. Chamomile extract has anti-oxidant and antimicrobial properties and has shown to enhance wound healing.
Electron Physician. 2016 Sep; 8(9): 3024–3031. Int J Mol Med. 2010 Dec; 26(6): 935–940.
Wound healing (in-vivo)
Z Hautkr. 1987 Sep 1;62(17):1262, 1267-71.
J Wound Care. 2007 Jul;16(7):298-302.
Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Extract (Organic)
Strong anti inflammatory action.
Indian J Exp Biol. 2009 Feb;47(2):113-20.
Wound healing (in-vivo)
J Wound Care. 2016 Dec 2;25(12):732-739.
Has shown to enhance collagen (in-vivo) and inhibit the activity of collagenase (in-vitro).
J Ethnopharmacol. 2017 Jan 20;196:94-103.
Has demonstrated protection against oxidative stress.
Phytother Res. 2015 Jan;29(1):120-4.
Has shown to ameliorated the oxidant effects of cigarette smoke.
Toxicology and Industrial Health 2011 April 28(1):3-9
A patented natural permeation enhancer to increase the absorption and efficacy of actives in topical applications.
Chia Seed Oil
Chia Seed Oil contains a potent amount of Omega 3 (alpha-linolenic acid) and Omega 6 (linoleic acid) fatty acids (about 65% of the oil content) which posses strong anti inflammatory action. A study conducted by Annals of Dermatology in 2010 concluded Chia Seed Oil applied topically soothes irritation. Restores the skin’s barrier and moisturises dry and inflamed skin.
Sucrose Polystearate & Cetyl Palmitate
A 100% naturally derived emulsifier selected for its mildness on the skin and unique sensorial profile.