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Awake Organics – Dry Patches for Eczema Prone Skin

£18.00

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This rich, creamy balm soothes and restores dry skin patches on your arms, legs and all over your body (from head to toe). Nourish your very dry skin with organic, natural and plant-based ingredients that support healthy skin barrier function and replenish moisture. The formula is high in Ceramides, which act like a barrier to reduce dryness and irritation and rich in Palmitic and Oleic acids, which soften the skin and helps it retain moisture. The balm is also anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and anti-fungal, which helps sooth uncomfortable dry patches and flare-ups. It rejuvenates dry, scaly skin and provides mild relief of itchiness. The gentle and hydrating formula that can be applied on the body and face (sparingly) as often as needed.

  • 100% Natural and biodegradable
  • Cruelty free & vegan
  • Plastic free, 100% recyclable packaging
  • Free from Sulphates, silicones & synthetic perfume/colour
  • Free from colours, alcohol, parabens or mineral oil
  • Made in the UK

55ml

Suitable for people who may be prone to eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis.

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The Awake Organics Dry Patches is a soothing intensive balm which provides intensive care for very dry, chapped or cracked skin. The formula is 100% natural and water-free undiluted goodness.

This is a rich balm with the texture of buttercream frosting. It goes on richly but has a great absorption rate since it’s loaded with Ceramides, special fat molecules that are naturally present in your skin cells. If you have dry patches, eczema, scaly or sensitive skin, etc., our balm will provide soothing, intensive care wherever you put it. You can use it on your body and sparingly on your face, but avoid getting it in your eyes. It helps bolster your skin barrier function to help your skin retain moisture, it reduces inflammation and helps fend off unwanted bacteria and yeast. The rich buttercream texture makes it easy to spot-treat problem areas. Dry Patches has mild anti-itch properties, and you can apply this balm as often as needed. This balm is also suitable for people who may be prone to eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis, and may be used on children 3 yrs+ (adult supervision required).

Key ingredients;

Ceramides
Ceramides are a special type of lipids (fat molecules) that are naturally present in your skin cells. In healthy, youthful skin, Ceramides make up 30% – 40% of the outer skin layer (epidermis). Ceramides are important for retaining your skin’s moisture and barrier function. When your skin’s barrier function is disrupted, your skin will feel dry, inflamed, and be at risk for inflammatory skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis and more. The good news is that you can boost your skin’s outer layer by supplementing your skincare with oils naturally high in Ceramides. We use organic Sunflower seed oil (68% Ceramide content) and gluten-free Wheatgerm oil (55% Ceramide content) in Dry Patches for this exact reason.

Organic Shea Butter 
Shea Butter is renowned for its skin moisturising and protective properties. It has been widely used for centuries to help heal burns, sores, dermatitis, psoriasis, dandruff, and much more. Shea Butter is very high in Palmitic and Oleic Acids, which are essential fatty acids that help soften, smooth and replenish dry skin. It also contains antioxidants (Vitamins A, E and F), which may help protect your skin from environmental and free-radical damage. This luxurious butter is known for leaving a silky-soft, making it perfect for dry patches, eczema, etc.

The Sustainable story of the Shea Butter Awake Organics use is another of its best assets, and they are proud to support this initiative. The organic fairtrade Shea Butter has been hand-crafted by local women of the Sub-Saharan Savannah-Sahel for decades, providing women with a secured income for their family. After harvest, the local women will negotiate their price before selling their product on to Europe for refining. This fairtrade Shea Butter trade makes a significant and positive impact within their families and on their wider community, supporting new and better infrastructures for a higher quality of life.

Organic Frankincense Resin Oil
Awake Organics formulate with the purest frankincense on the planet: certified organic and wild-harvested in a sustainable way. Used for centuries for both its spiritual and medicinal properties, Frankincense is used in traditional medicine for its anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic effects. Studies have shown that Frankincense, specifically Boswellia Carterii (which is what Awake Organics use), is active against bacterial infections caused by E. coli and some strains of Staphylococcus aureus, as well as having significant activity against yeast overgrowth. Frankincense is one of the secret weapons in Dry Patches because of its ability to fend off unwanted bacteria and yeast, while reducing inflammation and soothing aches and pains.

Stearic Acid
Stearic acid is a saturated, long-chain fatty acid that is found naturally in various animal and plant fats. Ours is naturally derived from coconuts, making it a wonderful vegan addition to our formula. Stearic Acid is an emollient that nourishes your skin and protects it from moisture-loss, helping shore up your skin’s protective barrier even more.

Organic Coconut Oil
Coconut oil has mild antipruritic, antiseptic and keratolytic properties. It is widely recommended for the treatment of scaly skin disorders of such as psoriasis, dry patches, eczema, dermatitis and dandruff.

*^^Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Stearic Acid (Coconut-derived), *^Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, *^Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Tocopherol (Non-GM Vitamin E), *Boswellia (Frankincense) Carterii Resin Oil, **Triticum Vulgare(Wheatgerm) Oil, *Pelargonium Graveolens (Rose Geranium)Flower Oil, *Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Sweet Orange) Peel Oil Expressed, +Limonene, +Citronellol, +Geraniol, +Citral. (*Certified Organic Ingredient, **Gluten Free Ingredient, ^Food Grade, ^^Fairtrade, +Occurs Naturally in Essential Oils)

(BODY) Warm this soothing balm between fingers and apply liberally, directly to dry patches as needed.
(FACE) This product can be used sparingly the face and around eyes and lips, however please avoid direct contact with eyes. The Balm is very rich and is best for spot-treating dry patches, eczema, etc.
(GENERAL ADVICE) Do not use on broken skin. If irritation occurs, please discontinue use. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. This product can be used on children 3 yrs+ (adult supervision required). For external use only. Keep away from sunlight and store in a cool location.

Widely recyclable glass jar and aluminium closure packaging. Carton packaging made from FSC recycled materials and veggie inks.

I love Awake and its founder Melisa for their holistic approach to skincare and cosmetics. Her passion for the natural world and alternative health has inspired the natural formulas of her products. This drive for clean and natural beauty has led them to create a range of effective skincare with no nasties. That means non of Awake’s products contain any parabens, SLS, petrochemicals or aluminium. 89% of their ingredients and packaging are also sourced from within the UK helping to keep them local and sustainable.

Be Kind Beauty is a one stop shop for all of your cruelty free, vegan and ethical beauty products. We stock more than 1300 cruelty free products with plastic free options as well, including shampoos and conditioners, foundations and blushers, mascaras and eye shadow, moisturisers and serums, with everything else in-between.