Breaking the Itch-Scratch Cycle

Breaking the Itch-Scratch Cycle

Breaking the itch-scratch cycle is important as itching can result in continuous scratching, which may:

  • Exacerbate the skin condition
  • Interfere with topical treatments
  • Cause skin breakages
  • Result in skin infections

STEP 1: Shower with Pinetarsol Gel 

Pinetarsol helps relieve  inflamed and itchy skin

Pinetarsol Gel Benefits

  • Gently cleanses the skin. This soap-free gel can be used on the face, hands or body as often as needed throughout the day
  • Soothing on the skin
  • Formulated with natural pine tar to provide relief from itch and inflammation
  • pH 6 to help maintain the skin’s natural protection
  • Handy flip-top tube is ideal for travelers and while at work

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STEP 2: Moisturise with QV Cream

Itch due to dryness may be managed by moisturising with QV Cream. This rich, protective cream replenishes the skin and helps relieve dry area. It contains squalane which is a derivative of squalene. Squalene is a major component of the skin's oils. Areas prone to dryness like the elbows, knees and hands will just love what QV Cream can do to help.

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