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Santé Verte Nectaloe Organic External Gel 150ml -€1.00 Santé Verte Nectaloe Organic External Gel 150ml
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Revamil Balm healing wounds Honey Honey 15G 25% Revamil Balm healing wounds Honey Honey 15G 25%
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Avene Cicalfate+ Lip Repair Balm 10 ml Avene Cicalfate+ Lip Repair Balm 10 ml
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LCA Hand cream with essential oils LCA Hand cream with essential oils
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DERMOPHIL INDIAN cream hands repair strong 75ml DERMOPHIL INDIAN cream hands repair strong 75ml
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Neutrogena Cream Feet Heels Crevasse 50 ml Neutrogena Cream Feet Heels Crevasse 50 ml
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SVR Xerial 50 Extreme Foot Cream Anti Callosity 50ml SVR Xerial 50 Extreme Foot Cream Anti Callosity 50ml
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Organic essential oil Cistus ladaniferus PRANAROM 5ml Organic essential oil Cistus ladaniferus PRANAROM 5ml
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Dermoplasmine Boiron calendula lip balm Dermoplasmine Boiron calendula lip balm
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Roger&Gallet Neroli Beneficial Hand Cream 30ml Roger&Gallet Neroli Beneficial Hand Cream 30ml
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Propolia Organic Active Balm 30 mL Propolia Organic Active Balm 30 mL
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Pin Up Secret Foot Beauty Secret Pin Up Secret Foot Beauty Secret
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Scholl Anti Cracks Repair Stick 70g Scholl Anti Cracks Repair Stick 70g
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Flexitol Anti-Calluses Balm Horn and Calluses 56g Flexitol Anti-Calluses Balm Horn and Calluses 56g
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Uriage bariederm ointment cracks crevices pot 40g Uriage bariederm ointment cracks crevices pot 40g
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Uriage Bariéderm Stick Fissures Crevasses Uriage Bariéderm Stick Fissures Crevasses
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Flexitol Repairing Balm Feet and Cracked Heels 112g Flexitol Repairing Balm Feet and Cracked Heels 112g
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LCA Organic Niaouli essential oil LCA Organic Niaouli essential oil
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LCA Palmarosa Essential Oil Bio 10 ml* LCA Palmarosa Essential Oil Bio 10 ml*
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Castor Equi BOIRON 20g Nursing Ointment Cracked Nipple Castor Equi BOIRON 20g Nursing Ointment Cracked Nipple
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Puressentiel Organic Essential Oil Cistus Ladanifera 5 ml Puressentiel Organic Essential Oil Cistus Ladanifera 5 ml
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Weleda Maternity Nipple Balm 25 g Weleda Maternity Nipple Balm 25 g
€11.49
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LCA Carrot essential oil LCA Carrot essential oil
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Puressentiel Organic Essential Oil Patchouli 5 ml Puressentiel Organic Essential Oil Patchouli 5 ml
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LCA Cistus essential oil LCA Cistus essential oil
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ANTI-CREVASSES cream POT 500G FARNAM HORSE MASTER ANTI-CREVASSES cream POT 500G FARNAM HORSE MASTER
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LCA Cocoa butter LCA Cocoa butter
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Virgin wheat germ oil Pranarom Virgin wheat germ oil Pranarom
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Dr. Theiss Bio Calendula Cream with Marigold Dr. Theiss Bio Calendula Cream with Marigold
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OSMO SOFT Healing gel 14 Unidoses OSMO SOFT Healing gel 14 Unidoses
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Le Comptoir Aroma Organic Cistus Essential Oil 5ml Le Comptoir Aroma Organic Cistus Essential Oil 5ml
€18.79
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Huile végétale Rose musquée du Chili bio Pranarom 1 Litre Huile végétale Rose musquée du Chili bio Pranarom 1 Litre
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PURPLE FLOWER IPHYM Herbalism Malva sylvestris L. PURPLE FLOWER IPHYM Herbalism Malva sylvestris L.
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Poderm Crevasse Callosité Serum 75 ml + Sock Poderm Crevasse Callosité Serum 75 ml + Sock
€30.90
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Poderm Irritated and Sensitive Foot Serum 75 ml Poderm Irritated and Sensitive Foot Serum 75 ml
€26.90
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Boiron Calendula LHF Ointment 20g Boiron Calendula LHF Ointment 20g
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What are skin cracks and what are their main causes?

Skin cracks are deep, painful fissures that can form on the skin when it becomes extremely dry or irritated. These cracks can appear on various parts of the body, including the hands, feet and lips. The main causes include exposure to cold, dry temperatures, insufficient skin hydration, the use of harsh soaps, and health conditions such as eczema or psoriasis that can predispose to increased skin dryness.

How can I prevent cracked skin?

To prevent cracks, it's essential to adopt an appropriate skin care routine that includes regular moisturizing of the skin with emollient-rich creams or lotions. Avoid dehydrating soaps and opt for gentle cleansers. In cold weather, protecting exposed areas with appropriate clothing can also reduce the risk of cracking. Using humidifiers in living spaces to maintain adequate humidity levels is another effective preventive measure.

What treatments are available for skin cracks?

Treatment of cracks depends on their severity. For mild cases, regular application of moisturizing creams or specific ointments may be sufficient. For deeper or more painful crevices, more advanced treatments such as corticosteroid creams or hydrocolloid bandages may be required. In some cases, consultation with a dermatologist is recommended for personalized treatment and to avoid complications.

What impact do cracks have on quality of life?

Cracks in the skin can significantly affect quality of life by causing pain and discomfort, limiting mobility in affected areas, and creating increased susceptibility to infection. Daily activities such as writing, walking or even smiling can become painful. Special attention and care are therefore crucial to managing these symptoms and improving quality of life for those affected.

Are there any recent innovations in the treatment of cracks?

Recent advances in the treatment of crevices include the development of new cream and ointment formulations that specifically target skin barrier repair and inflammation reduction. Studies into bioactive dressings capable of releasing drugs directly into the skin fissure are also opening up promising prospects for more effective, less invasive treatments in the future.

How to identify the first signs of skin cracks?

The first signs of skin cracks usually include increased dryness, redness and flaking of the skin. These early symptoms can worsen rapidly, especially without proper treatment, leading to deep, painful cracks. It's important to monitor any areas of skin that become unusually dry or rough, as these areas are more likely to develop cracks.

What are the risks associated with untreated skin cracks?

Leaving skin crevices untreated can increase the risk of infection, as cracks provide a gateway for bacteria and other pathogens. In addition, crevices can become deeper and more painful, making daily care and normal movement extremely uncomfortable. Immediate attention to the first signs of cracks is essential to prevent these complications.

What dietary measures can help prevent cracked skin?

A diet rich in vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids can help nourish the skin from within and prevent cracks. Vitamins A, C and E are particularly important for maintaining skin integrity. Food sources such as green vegetables, fruit, nuts and oily fish can contribute to healthier skin that's less prone to cracking.

Can home remedies be used to treat cracked skin?

While some home remedies, such as the application of coconut oil or shea butter, can offer temporary hydration, they are no substitute for medical treatment for severe cracks. These remedies can be used in conjunction with professionally recommended care to help maintain skin hydration between applications of more targeted treatments.

How important is hydration in preventing and treating cracked skin?

Hydration is essential to prevent and treat skin cracks. Well-moisturized skin is less likely to crack, even in conditions of low humidity or extreme cold. We recommend using moisturizing creams several times a day, especially after hand washing or bathing, when the skin is still damp to lock in moisture.