Seborrhoeic skin is believed to be an inflammatory reaction related to the presence of a yeast called “Malassezia” which is a normal skin inhabitant. The organism is probably not the direct cause of this condition but a cofactor linked to increased sebum levels and an other factors.
In normally-functioning skin the yeast causes no incident but in individuals with reduced resistance, the epidermis responds unfavorably to the infection, it becomes inflamed and shedding large scales of skin.
The pink flat patches with the loose scales may or may not be itchy and can change from day to day.
There is no way to prevent this condition completely, however, it can be controlled quickly with appropriate treatment.
The cream has a specially light texture, it is instantly spread and absorbed by the skin and leaves no greasy feel.
Avenanthramides is a group of compounds only found in oats, with strong anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant activity.
The cream contains also Aloe vera Leaf Juice and Panthenol(pro-vitamin B5)for their skin calming and anti-inflammatory action.
organic sulfur bond to amino acids - These compounds have a sebostatic functionality normalizing the spread of sebum on skin.
Niacinamide (vitamin B3)- Topical niacinamide was found effective in treating reddish skin . Reduced sebum levels after 2-4 weeks of application was reported in the scientific literature.
Zinc – Many scientific studies indicate that zinc compounds can reduce the quantity of skin-surface sebum. The sebo-suppressive effect of topical zinc is probably related to its antiandrogenic activity by the inhibition of a specific enzyme(5 alpha-reductase).
Also the inhibitory effect of zinc on the release of inflammatory fatty acids from sebum, by microorganisms, was demonstrated.
SEBO-RELIEE GENTLE CLEANSING FOAM