Why prefer a balm versus a cream?

Publié le : 02/09/2019 18:31:39
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Why prefer a balm versus a cream?

# Why prefer a balm versus a cream?

by Pascale Gal, Doctor in pharmacy, expert in aromatherapy

In cold, windy weather, the skin is rough. The skin barrier is damaged, the risk of dehydration is increased. The skin, and more particularly the exposed areas such as the lips will have a tendency to dry out, to tug, and even to crack. It is therefore essential to protect, nourish and appease them.

It is therefore essential to protect, nourish and appease them.

The balms are mainly enriched in vegetable oils but also in butters (Shea butter for example) giving them a deep nutrition (omega 6 and omega 9) and absolute protection (saturated fatty acids) necessary for the skin to regain calm and everyday comfort.