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Behind the science – Of Eucerin Urea Repair

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Eucerin has more than 100 years of expertise in developing products that care for dry skin.

This expertise was confirmed in the 1990s, when Eucerin skin scientists discovered how to include a Natural Moisturising Factor (NMF) in a dermocosmetic product. They created a product was not only effective in terms of results, but also pleasant to use. The NMF they used was Urea, and it has gone on to become one of the most respected and widely used ingredients in the treatment of dry skin symptoms, which range from roughness to extremely dry, itchy and flaky skin.

Eucerin continues to be a leader in innovative and effective care for dry and very dry skin. In this article, Dr Alexander Filbry (Head of product development for Body Care at Eucerin) looks behind the science at the causes of dry skin and explores how best to address symptoms and replenish skin.

All Eucerin UreaRepair PLUS products are developed with a unique combination of ingredients.

They are clinically proven to replenish lipids and moisture in the skin to give immediate relief as well as delaying the symptoms of dry skin for up to 48 hours. 

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