Squalane the Skin Saviour

Squalane the Skin Saviour

When it comes to skincare, the quest for the perfect solution to combat eczema and dermatitis often feels like an unending journey. However, there's a rising star in the skincare realm that has been gaining attention for its remarkable benefits – Squalane. Derived from olives, sugarcane, and even shark liver (although thankfully,  ethical concerns have led to a shift away from this source), Squalane is quickly becoming the go-to remedy for those seeking relief from the discomfort of eczema and dermatitis. Let's delve into the science-backed evidence behind the efficacy of Squalane and explore why it's becoming a skincare staple - because at The LGC Co. everything we do is backed by science!

The Science Behind Squalane 🧬

Squalane is a saturated and stable hydrocarbon derived from squalene, a natural compound found in human sebum. What makes it a skincare superhero for eczema and dermatitis is its ability to mimic the skin's natural lipids, providing intense hydration without clogging pores. Several scientific studies support the use of Squalane for its skin-soothing properties.

A study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology found that Squalane effectively improves skin hydration levels by preventing water loss. This is crucial for individuals with eczema, as maintaining skin moisture is key to managing their condition.

For those dealing with redness and itchiness caused by eczema or dermatitis, Squalanes' anti-inflammatory effects, make it an ideal candidate for soothing irritated and inflamed skin.

The Journal of Dermatological Treatment reports that Squalane helps in repairing the skin barrier, a crucial factor in managing eczema. By strengthening the skin's protective layer, Squalane promotes overall skin health and resilience.

Beyond the scientific evidence, numerous personal reviews emphasise the transformative power of Squalane. Users have reported reduced redness, itchiness, and a significant improvement in the overall texture of their skin after incorporating Squalane into their skincare routines.

So how can we incorporate this miracle oil into our every day skincare routine?

Choose High-Quality Products:

Opt for reputable skincare brands (*ahem) that offer pure and ethically sourced Squalane. Look for products with minimal additional ingredients to ensure the highest efficacy. The LGC Co.'s Squalane is:

  • 100% plant derived Squalane - no additives

  • Vegan

  • Sustainably sourced

  • Non-comedogenic

  • Paraben free

  • Petroleum free

  • Silicone free

  • Nut free

  • Suitable for all skin types

  • Cruelty free

  • 100% natural

Customise Your Routine:

Experiment with incorporating Squalane into your existing skincare routine. It can be used as a standalone product or mixed with your favourite moisturiser (The LGC Co. Hydr8 Rest and Restore) for an extra boost. 

Consistency is Key:

Like any skincare regimen, consistency is crucial. Apply Squalane regularly to experience its long-term benefits for eczema and dermatitis.

As well as being great for your skin, squalane oil can also be used to hydrate dry hair, nails and cuticles! Bonus!

If we haven't convinced you that Squalane has magic super healing powers yet, try for yourself! Use the code SQUALANE for 15% off your order. 

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