Whether you have sensitive skin, dry skin or eczema, it is important to find the right skincare products for your skin.
Here’s a list of skincare products that we have personally tried and tested that has worked for us.
Suu Balm™ is formulated by Dr Tey Hong Liang, who runs the Itch Clinic at the National Skin Centre, a regional centre of excellence in skin disorders. With body wash, eczema creams and moisturisers and hairspray aiming to restore the natural skin barrier and provide rapid itch relief, Suu Balm™ helps to prevent excessive scratching to the point where your skin starts to bleed and become inflamed.
Suu Balm™ products contain menthol and high concentration ceramide-based moisturiser that work within minutes to relieve itch and soothe your skin. The cooling effect from the menthol encourages frequent application, which is essential to allow the ceramides to repair the skin barrier.
What we loved: Soothe and relieve your irritated and sensitive scalp with just a spray. Bestseller Suu Balm™ Rapid Itch Relief Scalp Spray Moisturiser is a rapid itch relieving water-based scalp spray moisturiser ideal for those with scalp conditions.
Control your eczema and request for a sample from Suu Balm™ today. Available to Singapore, Malaysia, Ireland and South Korea residents only.
When your eczema is not flaring up, here's a luxurious and pampering shower cream to indulge in. Lush Cosmetics carries the Oaty Creamy Dreamy Shower Cream that is suitable for people with dry and sensitive skin.
What we loved: It contains Oats Milk which soothes and calms your skin, Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil to moisturise and protect your skin, Fair Trade Organic Cocoa Butter to soften and condition your skin and Rose Absolute which balances your skin. After taking a shower with it, we like that it did not strip off the natural oils of our skin and our skin felt soft and supple.
Their Dream Cream has been a sell out ever since a mum in United Kingdom claimed that it cured her 4 month baby eczema. Their Dream Cream is light, cooling and easily absorbed into the skin. It consists of calming chamomile, organic, extra virgin olive oil and creamy, Fair Trade, organic cocoa butter which quickly soothes and softens your skin.
The Fair-trade Aleppo Soap is the ultimate gentle soap to heal different types of skin issues such as dry skin, eczema, acne, psoriasis and rosacea. The Fair-trade Aleppo Soap has four types of soaps in different laurel berry oil concentrations, which gives off soothing experience to dry skin and eczema sufferers.
What we loved: The Legendary Aleppo Soap with 75% laurel oil is a creamy, antibacterial soap bar that is rich in vitamins and antioxidants, leaving your skin calm and hydrated. If you have eczema, use the soap as a face or body mask to soothe inflamed and itchy spots on your body.
Minon Amino Moist Clear Wash Powder
Japanese skincare brand has now broadens their sensitive skin-friendly range with the all-new Clear Wash Powder. Specially formulated for those with sensitive and dry skin, this is the very first enzyme facial powder cleanser by the brand.
MINON Amino Moist Clear Wash Powder offers a delicate cleansing alternative with its professional blend of amino acids and active enzymes. Alongside the gentle exfoliation action that removes dead skin cells and blackheads, the botanical amino acid-based cleansing ingredients also replenish and strengthen the skin’s moisture barrier. This enzyme cleanser rids the skin of dullness by accelerating the removal of excess melanin with skin clarifying amino acids, and removes unwanted keratin that slows down cell renewal.
What we loved: We love that our skin did not feel dry or tight after several washes which shows how delicate it is.
MINON Amino Moist Clear Wash Powder is priced at $21.90 per bottle (35g), and available at Watsons, Don Don Donki, Welcia-BHG, Tokyu Hands, Venus, and MEIDI-YA Supermarket.
Tatcha carries a variety of skincare products for all skin types and is inspired by classical Japanese beauty secrets that took a different approach to skincare - that less is more. Tatcha’s Indigo collection of creams are rich in natural Japanese indigo, a legendary botanical prized for its ability to soothe irritation and support the skin's natural healing abilities.
What we loved: The Indigo Cream is a newly advanced, velvety-rich moisturiser for the face, neck and decolletage and is formulated especially for sensitive skin and those with eczema. With Colloidal Oatmeal, a FDA-designated skin protectant that helps to relieve minor skin irritation and itching caused by eczema, and anti-ageing Japanese superfood, Hadasei-3, the Indigo Cream will provide relief and long-lasting hydration.
Aveeno® eczema products are rich in oats to help restore, nourish and soothe the skin’s moisture barrier. Prebiotics such as colloidal oatmeal encourage the presence of good bacteria, which can help create a healthy environment for the skin microbiome.
Comfort itchy, dry skin with the only skin protectant cream to feature soothing colloidal oatmeal and ceramide, Aveeno® Eczema Therapy Itch Relief Balm. This eczema cream has a non-greasy formula that provides immediate and long-lasting relief.
What we loved: If you have extra-dry skin, the Aveeno® Skin Relief 24-Hour Moisturising Lotion soothes, nourishes and rehydrates itchy and dry skin. Fast-absorbing and fragrance free, this lotion serves as a daily relief moisturiser that provides 24 hours of moisture to your skin.
Cetaphil products are created and designed to provide gentle skin care for every age, stage and everyday of your life. Whether you have eczema, dry skin or your skin is just easily irritated, there is a Cetaphil product formulated just for you.
Cetaphil PRO AD Derma Skin Restoring Wash is a gentle, soap-free, mildly foaming body wash that is clinically proven to cleanse, moisturise and soothe itchy and dry skin.
What we loved: Cetaphil PRO AD Derma Skin Restoring Moisturiser is a daily moisturiser that is lightweight and non-greasy. Simply apply this moisturiser after shower when the skin is still slightly damp to hydrate the skin and alleviate itching.