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Managing sensitive skin the Surcare way

As the body's largest organ, it is important that your patients know how to care for their skin. Dry skin affects one in five people in the UK and more than 75% of women believe they have sensitive skin, so choosing the right product is a delicate matter ...

Everyday activities take their toll on the skin - from the clothes worn to the bed that is slept in - so it's important to care for the skin whenever possible. In addition to skincare products, there are other ways in which your patients can protect their skin. For example, how they wash and treat fabrics can significantly relieve irritation and allergies.

An allergy is a hypersensitivity to a substance that causes the body to react adversely. Allergic reactions can take the form of itchy skin, watery eyes, itchy eyes and possibly sneezing.
Allergic reactions can be caused by direct contact with a surface or substance - these reactions are called allergic contact dermatitis. Perfumes contained in many household products can often trigger allergic contact dermatitis in
susceptible people.

While not an allergy, eczema is a skin condition that can be distressing and uncomfortable, especially for small children. However, there are ways of easing the itchiness and irritation of eczema and related conditions.

Surcare has been caring for sensitive skins for more than 20 years. The Surcare range of household and laundry products is specially formulated to wash and condition garments for delicate skins.

Surcare products don't contain perfumes or added dyes, which commonly trigger skin reactions, and so are ideal if mum has sensitive skin or is concerned about her children's skin. All products are dermatologically tested and dermatologist approved, so you can be assured that your patient's skin is in safe hands. The entire range is non biological - delivering pure cleaning performance free from added perfume, dyes and other unnecessary additives.

The Surcare range is supported by TalkEczema ( - an online information and support service for eczema sufferers and their families - and can be purchased in supermarkets across the UK. The range includes laundry powder, laundry liquid wash, laundry tablets, fabric conditioner and washing up liquid.

If you would like to find out more about sensitive skin management, Surcare products and baby clothes care, call the Surcare Careline on 0800 096 1641 or visit:

    Surcare facts

  • An everyday, high-performance range of laundry and cleaning products, specially formulated for people with sensitive skin and eczema sufferers
  • Free from perfumes, dyes and unnecessary additives
  • The only range that provides a soft and gentle solution for clothes and care to skin
  • Surcare range includes laundry powder, laundry tablets, laundry liquid, fabric conditioner and washing-up liquid
  • Available to buy in all leading UK supermarkets and stores
  • Surcare is produced by Robert McBride Ltd, a leading European manufacturer of laundry, household cleaning and personal care products