Benefits of La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5
What is La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5?
You’ve probably heard all about the popular La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 going viral on TikTok. La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 is a multi-purpose, soothing balm that is designed to repair and protect the skin. One of the main purposes of La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 is to help repair the skin barrier, which is the outermost layer of the skin that helps to protect it from external irritants and environmental damage.
What are the key ingredients in Cicaplast Baume B5?
The balm contains panthenol, a form of vitamin B5, which helps to promote the healing of the skin and helps to reduce the appearance of redness and irritation. The combination of panthenol, glycerin, and madecassoside (key component of the centella asiatica plant) work together to provide a number of benefits for the skin. It also contains antibacterial agents zinc and manganese to support the skins healing process and reduce the severity of scarring. The new Cicaplast Baume formula now contains a new Tribioma complex, which is an unique prebiotic complex to protect the skins microbiome.
La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 Uses:
As La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 is a multi-purpose balm, it has many beneficial uses for the skin. The formula is hypoallergenic and suitable for use on sensitive skin, including babies from 3 months also and patients undergoing cancer treatment.
- Dryness, flakiness, and chapped skin
- Eczema and psoriasis flare-ups
- Dry and chapped lips
- Skin tightness
- Sensitive and irritated skin
- Nappy rash and nappy changing
- Minor cuts and grazes
Key Benefits of Using of La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5:
Helps to repair the skin’s barrier:
Cicaplast Baume B5 creates healthier feeling skin that is able to retain moisture and stay hydrated with ingredients such as Pathenol (a form of vitamin B5) which supports the skin’s healing process.
Helps to soothe signs of sensitivity:
For sensitive skin, Cicaplast Baume B5 helps to soothe dryness, redness, tightness, and itchiness associated with irritated skin whilst helps to strengthen the skin’s barrier for better tolerance to external aggressors.
Helps to minimise scarring:
The antibacterial agents zinc and manganese combined in this formula helps to reduce the effects of external aggressors like pollution that may irritate the skin and cause inflammation and breakouts. Thus, helping to reduce the appearance of scarring.
Helps to hydrate and moisturise the skin:
Ingredients like glycerin and madecassoside help to promote the skins hydration levels. Glycerin is known to also reduce transepidermal water loss (TEWL) to reduce dryness.
Supports the skins microbiome:
The skin is colonised by a large number of microbiomes, some of which have huge benefits on the health of the skin. The microbiome contributes to the skin’s barrier function and skin health and disease. La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 now contains a prebiotic complex known as the Tribioma complex which helps to support the skin’s microbiome and protect the skin’s health.
How To Use La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Balm:
La Roche-Posay cicaplast balm can be applied to body, face, and lips. Avoid the eye contour area. This balm can be applied twice daily to pre-washed and dried skin. Can be applied in a generous layer.
What Is The La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Soothing and Repairing Spray B5?
La Roche-Posay’s Cicaplast Spray is their new addition to the cicaplast range. It is formulated with the same ingredients as the cicaplast baume. Except it does not yet contain their new Tribioma complex, although it does respect the skins microbiome and maintains a healthy pH. level. The main difference between these formulated is their application method.
The cicaplast spray allows for a more lightweight, tough-free application to reduce contamination and prevent touching painful areas. The formula is also fast-drying and invisible. It is also suitable for cancer patients, children, adults, and babies. It is perfect for uses such as:
- Nappy rash
- Umbilical cord
- Post peeling
- Laser & surgery
Can You Use La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 and Cicaplast Spray Together?
Yes, you can use both these products together. La Roche-Posay recommend using the Cicaplast Spray first and then go in with the thicker formula of Cicaplast Baume.
How To use La-Roche-Posay Cicaplast Spray:
Touch-free application for optimal hygiene. Spray at a minimum of 15cm on face and body. Avoid the eye contour area.
By Rhysa Phommachanh: BA (Hons) in Specialist Skincare and Media Make-Up
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