What Is Colloidal Oatmeal and Why It’s Good for Eczema
If you have eczema, you know that the irritation brought on by the disease can cause itching, scratching and all-around discomfort. However, it’s possible to find relief in products that contain colloidal oatmeal. Keep reading to find out precisely why you should give with this particular ingredient a try.
What is Colloidal Oatmeal?
Colloidal oatmeal is a result of finely ground oats that have a complex composition of lipids, proteins, polysaccharides, flavonoids, minerals and vitamins, known for containing skin-soothing properties.¹
What are the Benefits of Colloidal Oatmeal?
Simply put, it can act as a moisturizer. The tiny particles that make up colloidal oatmeal’s composition give it the ability to create a barrier that can help seal the skin and prevent water loss.
How Can Colloidal Oatmeal Help Eczema-Prone Skin?
Eczema is a condition that disrupts the skin barrier and people affected by it tend to have very dry skin, coupled with itching and irritation. One of the ways to relieve this discomfort is by replenishing the skin with moisture. For help relieving minor skin irritation and itching due to eczema, try Vaseline® Clinical Care Eczema Calming Therapy Cream.