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Guest Blog: Comvita Sweetens Skincare

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Comvita guest blogCOMVITA IS THE WORLD’S LEADING MANUFACTURER OF MANUKA HONEY AND AS A RESULT, HAVE BUILT A HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL IMAGE IN AUSTRALIA’S NATURAL MARKET.

With their range expanding from Manuka honey through to natural remedies and skin care, Comvita‘s gained a reputable world-wide presence. Below Anya Lyudmilina, Comvita’s Trade Marketing Coordinator, explains why more consumers are choosing their skin care as a year-round solution for itchy, irritated, inflamed skin.

 

For centuries, honey has been used in skin care, wound care and healing.* The ancient use has since been supported with studies recognising that Manuka honey may help in managing minor wounds and skin healing.^

Medical grade Manuka honey is clinically proven to promote wound healing and provide symptomatic relief of dry sensitive skin and eczema.** It assists with the control of colonising bacteria commonly associated with eczema and helps to retain moisture.

Medical grade antibacterial Manuka honey for skin is produced under strictly controlled conditions and when applied to cracked and inflamed skin such as eczema and dry skin it creates a soothing and calming effect.

Not all products containing Manuka honey are the same quality. Give your customers confidence with MEDIHONEY® Natural Eczema Care System. It is formulated with medical grade Manuka honey plus other proven natural ingredients to create the most effective solution to help soothe and relieve eczema skin irritations and flare ups. It can be used on eczematous skin, cracked heels, dry skin, rashes, scars and reactions plaster.

HOW DOES MEDIHONEY® WORK?

Medical grade Manuka honey assists with the control of colonising bacteria commonly associated with eczema. It also helps relieve itchy, irritated skin and retain moisture. This unique ingredient can act like a sponge on the skin. It helps to pull water up from the lower skin layers and lock it in for longer lasting hydration, thus minimising skin dryness and irritation. Aloe vera also helps improve skin hydration and relieve inflammation, while chamomile assists soothing skin irritations.

Suffering from eczema, Amy is a MEDIHONEY® user and a huge advocate.

Amy - Comvita

“Life before Medihoney was embarrassing,
I was self-conscious because of my rash, and now
after Medihoney, I don’t have to worry
about that anymore. It’s given me a sensation
that I feel free of eczema. It’s great.”

 

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF MEDIHONEY®?

Restoring and maintaining a healthy skin barrier is one of the most important priorities for anyone suffering from eczema. A healthy skin barrier protects from potential allergens thus reducing the risk of infection.

1. MEDIHONEY® Natural Skintensive Cream – an intense hydrating cream designed to protect and nourish very dry skin.
2. MEDIHONEY® Natural Eczema Cream – specifically formulated to help soothe and relieve skin irritations and flare-ups.
3. MEDIHONEY® Antibacterial Wound Gel –scientifically researched and clinically proven, this specialised gel is designed to help heal and protect infected, eczematous skin, cracked skin and eczema wounds.

Lorraine uses MEDIHONEY® to sooth her child Eloise’s irritated skin.

Eloise - Medihoney

“Before I used Medihoney, the inflammation was getting so bad that it started to bleed as well…”

WHO CAN USE MEDIHONEY®?

MEDIHONEY® Natural Eczema Care Range is suitable for use by the whole family, including children, the elderly and pregnant or breastfeeding mothers. The product is dermatologically tested and is suitable for even the most sensitive skin. It is recommended that customers patch test it on a small area of skin, if using for the first time.

IS MEDIHONEY® SAFE?

There are no known adverse interactions with medicines or drug-condition interactions. It is suitable for use in conjunction with cortisone creams. It can be used on dry skin conditions, eczema skin irritations and inflamed skin in both pregnancy and breastfeeding. If customers are using it to prevent cracked skin on the nipple area, ensure they know to wash off thoroughly with warm water, prior to breastfeeding.

HOW DO YOU USE MEDIHONEY®?

Apply a small amount to clean, dry skin three times a day or as required. Let your customers know to smooth it onto the skin in the direction of hair growth and reapply after bathing. When using for the first time, remind them to patch test it on a small area.

ALL MEDIHONEY® PRODUCTS ARE: 

• Dermatologically tested for sensitive, dry and eczema prone skin
• pH balanced
• Suitable for the whole family, including pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers
• Specifically formulated for dry, itchy skin
• Free from parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate and petrolatum
• Free from synthetic fragrances and colours
• Not tested on animals

 

Discover more about the MEDIHONEY® range on the Comvita website.

 

*NCBI, 2008
^Science Direct, 2002
**Europe PMC, 2001

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