Skin Repair Cream - Frequently Asked Questions
Question: What is the ingredients in the Skin Repair Cream?
a. Purified Water, Organic Aloe Vera, Refined Shea Butter, Unrefined West African Shea Butter, Amaranth Oil, High Oleic Organic Safflower Oil, Colloidal Silver, Vegetable Glycerin, Essential Oil blend: Lavender, Chamomile, Peppermint, and Tangarine. Honey, Algin, Carrot Seed Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Avocado Oil, Castor Oil, Extracts of: Calendula, Comfrey, Rosemary, Green Tea, and Burdock. Xanthan, Preservative*, Titanium Dioxide, MSM, Soy Lecithin, Wheat Germ Oil, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Rosemary Oleoresin Extract, Vitamin E Oil. *Diazolidinyld Urea and Idopropinyl Butylcarbamate
Question: How does the Skin Repair Cream work for Rosacea bumps and pimples?
a. There are four types of Rosacea and symptoms can differ from person to person. This cream is an effective remedy for stinging, burning, dryness, roughness, redness or even swelling.
Question: Does it contain Manuka Honey?
a. We use raw and organic premium local honey to make Skin Repair Cream.
Question: Can I use this product on my face without it clogging my pores?
a. The Skin Repair Cream is non-comedogenic, which means that it is formulated not to block pores. Although the ingredients include several essential oils, this Cream is easily absorbed by the skin, and does not leave a greasy feel behind. We do recommend only using a small dime sized amount spread evenly across your skin, which will be sufficient and go a long way. Also, if you believe that your skin needs more frequent attention, you may also apply more frequent but lighter applications throughout the day instead of applying a large amount once a day. This way, your skin will be able to gradually and consistently absorb the ingredients.
Question: What's the consistency of this cream?
a. The Skin Repair Cream is incredibly light on your skin, yet it is not as runny as a lotion. The consistency is very close to a cold cream, which despite having several essential oils is absorbed quickly by the skin. To make a comparison, it is not as thick as Vaseline nor does it have the greasy feel of Vaseline.
Question: Will this work on plaque psoriasis?
a. Although treatment of this condition is dependent upon severity of the condition and the symptoms, the very first step in preventing or alleviating this condition is to keep your skin hydrated. Plaque Psoriasis causes the skin to be inflamed, with red lesions, covered by silver or white scales. The Skin Repair Cream provides instant and even long term relief for your dry, scaly, and red skin due to its anti-inflammatory qualities. However, if the condition is severe or acute form of plaque psoriasis, topical application alone may not be enough to eliminate the problem without medication. However, consistent application of this cream will allow your skin to absorb the nutrients over time and reduces the inflammation.
Question: Is this cream also an anti-bacterial?
a. While this Cream soothes and alleviates itchiness, dry and scaly skin, it is not meant to function primarily as an anti-bacterial. However, Aloe Vera used in making this cream has the second highest concentration which contributes to the Cream’s anti-bacterial quality.
Question: Is this product safe for use all over the body?
a. This Skin Repair Cream can be used as an all-over body moisturizer. However, as with any other Cream, unless if specifically intended for under eyes, it is always recommended to avoid the area around eyes. Also, it is best to test a small amount for potential allergic reactions before applying it to a larger area. Once you are assured there are no allergic reactions, you can use it for all over your body for sunburns, rashes, and dry skin conditions.
Question: Does the Skin Repair Cream alleviate the itchiness associated with eczema?
a. The peppermint in this Cream, gives you an instant cooling sensation while the Aloe Vera soothes your skin and any irritation as a result of scratching your skin. Most importantly, the chamomile dosage used in making the Cream relieves the eczema symptoms and is anti-itching and anti-inflammatory due to presence of flavonoid apigenin.
Question: Can this be used on scalp itchy spots? If yes, what is the procedure?
a. This Cream can be used on the scalp after shampoo and conditioner. Apply it on damp, towel-dried hair and massage well onto the scalp.
Question: Can this Cream be applied on the eyelids and around the eyes?
a. Although our clients never experienced any irritation due to application on the eyelids, or around the eyes, it is recommended to avoid applying it too close to the eyes because essential oils sometimes cause eye discomfort. The Skin Repair Cream is composed of natural ingredients and essential oils. Unless you have an allergic to any of the ingredients listed on the label, the application on the eyelids is safe. However, please keep in mind that essential oils in general cause discomfort to the eyes when they get inside your eyes. As always, its best to try a very small amount to test for allergic reactions.
Question: Does the Skin Repair Cream alleviate skin redness after taking a shower?
a. While the Skin Repair Cream is the perfect, all natural moisturizer, it does not help with the redness after shower. The redness after shower is caused by blood rushing to the surface of your skin, and is not a skin condition or irritation. In people with more sensitive skin, the capillaries respond differently to temperature changes, for instance a hot or cold shower but that does not make it a skin condition per se. However, application this cream nourishes the skin with essential oils and vitamins after a shower.
Question: Does it have fragrance?
a. Yes, The Skin Repair Cream has a natural aroma of fresh peppermint, and eucalyptus-like scent, there is absolutely no artificial fragrances added to it. The scent is caused by the natural essential oils, the peppermint, and Aloe Vera.
Question: Is this Cream safe for kids?
a. Given the soft and extremely sensitive skin of younger children, we recommend that you consult with your child’s pediatrician before applying it, particularly for children under 3 years old. That being said, and keeping in mind the completely natural ingredients of the Cream, you may apply it on children over 3 years old and with approval from their pediatrician. Please remember to always apply a small amount to test for any potential allergies.
Question: Is the Skin Repair Cream helpful for skin patches?
a. There are various number of factors that cause skin patches; from eczema and psoriasis to vitiligo. When the cause rests in extremely dry skin, e.g. eczema, this Cream can be incredibly helpful and relieving of both the symptoms and in treating the cause. However, if the root of skin patches lies beyond common causes, such as fungal infections, it is best to obtain anti-fungal ointments.
Question: How effective is the Skin Repair Cream in treating Rosacea?
a. Among several other essential oils, the high concentration of Amaranth oil in this Cream, makes it remarkably effective in treating irritated skin and skin conditions such as rosacea. The essential oil blend with Lavender heals and soothes sensitive skin in rosacea patients and the peppermint helps in invigorating your skin while the Chamomile, together with Amaranth, acts as an extremely effective sedative and anti-inflammatory.
Question: Is this Cream tested on animals?
a. No, none of our products are tested on animals and are 100% animal cruelty free. Here is a website that you can look up products that are cruelty-free: http://www.crueltyfreekitty.com/companies-that-test-on-animals/
Question: Is this Cream effective to alleviate burn from radiation?
a. The most effective oil for the burn from radiation is pure amaranth oil. In fact, the inspiration behind starting our company was Elvira. She lived with cancer for seven years and found relief in treating the side effects of chemotherapy by using amaranth oil on her skin. This dramatically improved quality of her life to an extent that we made it to our mission to reach out to all and any patient whose health can benefit from Amaranth oil. We sell that product both on our website on http://www.5-am.co/.
Question: Is this product similar to protopic (tacrolimus ointment)?
a. The Skin Repair Cream does not contain Tacrolimus, but the natural ingredients in the cream effectively help with skin conditions like itchy skin, inflamed skin, skin redness, and swelling.
Question: What is the shelf life of this product?
a. Thanks to squalene and vitamin E in the Skin Repair Cream, this product has a relatively longer shelf life of one and a half years. Both named components, squalene and vitamin E, act as natural preservatives to contain the Cream for one and a half year after PAO (period after opening). It is very important to prevent contaminating the product once it is open and not to share it particularly if you are not aware any fungal or bacterial infection of other users.
Question: Is the Vitamin E from soy?
a. All natural vitamin E is derived from a mixture of vegetable oils, including soy. Most people with soy intolerance can use natural Vitamin E, unless soybean oil has been added to the formula as a synergistic base which is not the case in our product.
Question: Does the Skin Repair Cream alleviate pain?
a. Yes, it helps with both itch and pain. It is an excellent alternative as opposed to prescription creams. In many cases with severe skin conditions, the pain on the surface of your skin is caused by cracked and stretched skin. Using this Cream at least twice a day prevents cracks in your skin, so long as it is consistently applied and immediately after you notice dry skin.
Question: What is the difference between Skin Repair Cream and anti-fungal or anti-bacterial skin care products?
a. The Skin Repair Cream is an intensive moisturizer and heals itchy skin. Although this Cream has anti-bacterial qualities due to Aloe Vera components, the primary purpose of this Cream is healing and soothing sever dry skin conditions such as eczema or dermatitis.
Question: Does this Cream alleviate symptoms of Keratosis Pilaris?
a. Keratosis Pilaris is a skin condition in younger people that may only disappear by the time children or teenagers reach adulthood and pass age of 30. It is caused by buildup of keratin on your skin and is more susceptible on dry skin. That being said, the Skin Repair Cream will instantly alleviate the symptoms of Keratosis Pilaris by acting as an intensive moisturizer when used consistently, particularly in cold seasons.
Question: Is the Skin Repair Cream an effective remedy for Ringworm (Dermatophytosis)?
a. Two different types of fungi create ringworm both of which must be cured using anti-fungal prescription medications. The Skin Repair Cream does not have anti-fungal component for curing ringworm.
Question: Does the Skin Repair Cream contain steroids?
a. No, the Skin Repair Cream contains no steroids.
Question: Can you use this Cream on the scalp?
a. Yes, you may use this Cream on your scalp after shampoo and conditioner to relieve itchy scalp. Please keep in mind that lighter but more frequent application is preferred over heavier application in less frequency.
Question: Can you wear this under foundation?
a. Absolutely. In fact, given the Skin Repair Cream’s extremely light quality and its ability to be immediately absorbed by your skin, makes it one of the most ideal moisturizers particularly before applying make up.
Question: How many ounces is the jar?
a. The jar is 4.5 ounces.
Question: Is the Skin Repair Cream safe for face application?
a. Yes, absolutely. The cream is ideal for psoriasis and is light enough to be used as a facial moisturizer. Please note, that it is always better to test any skin product on a small area of your forearm to check for allergies or reactions.
Question: Is this Cream an effective treatment for shingles?
a. Shingles are caused by a viral infection and needs to be treated with an anti-viral or anti-bacterial prescription ointment such as acyclovir. However, the Skin Repair Cream can effectively relieve the symptoms and accelerate the healing process. The 7-in-1 potent botanical formula is designed to soothe the itch from rashes and blisters and repair damaged skin.
Question: Will the Skin Repair Cream help increase skin thickness or skin barrier?
a. Frequent application of the Skin Repair Cream contributes to recovery and skin cell regrowth which can eventually improve the skin barrier.
Question: Does the Skin Repair Cream alleviate Vitiligo?
a. It is unlikely that this Cream would help in depigmentation to unify the skin color of vitiligo patients. However, you can alleviate other symptoms such as calloused or dry skin. Importantly, this Cream helps by controlling the inflammation can help to return the color (“re-pigment”) to your skin which may take over several months.
Question: Does the Cream relief itchy skin?
a. Absolutely. The natural ingredients in this Cream is particularly aimed to relieve extremely itchy, dry, or scaly skin that are caused by mild to severe skin conditions. The Amaranth Oil used in making of the Cream is particularly useful in skin conditions where allergies are the cause, but is effective in all irritating skin conditions, including Rosacea, Eczema and Psoriasis. Our formula also contains a unique Revitalizing Essential Oil Blend of Lavender, Peppermint, Chamomile and Tangerine oils. They are specifically formulated to support chronic skin conditions like Psoriasis, Eczema, and Rosacea.
Question: Does this Cream heal your chronically dry, cracked, and peeling skins due to the eczema and frequent exposure and soaking in the dishwasher detergent and how soon?
a. The Skin Repair Cream is formulated to relieve dry and itchy skin. We suggest you apply the cream as often as possible throughout the day and protect your skin by wearing gloves. Most conveniently, you can apply this Cream to your hands at night time and wear gloves to help your skin absorb the nutrients in the Cream overnight. This way, your skin will stay moisturized even longer and can have a full recovery by continuous application of the Skin Repair Cream.
Question: Where is the Skin Repair Cream made?
a. We proudly produce our Skin Repair Cream in the United States.
Question: Is it safe to apply this Cream on children’s scalp?
a. Yes. The Skin Repair Cream can be safely applied to your children’s scalp after shampoo and conditioning the hair and massaged onto the scalp. As a precaution, always remember to consult your pediatrician and test a small amount for potential allergy reactions.
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