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Benefits of Using Zinc Cream

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One of the latest trends in sun protection and skin healing is zinc oxide. You might remember this from the days at the beach, or the local swimming pool with lifegurads who wore white cream on their nose or face to protect them from hours and hours in the sun.  Well, today’s zinc cream has advanced into microscopic particals that are hardly noticable, but still have the same benfits.

Zinc oxide is a powdery white mineral that is used in many cosmetics. The mineral dissolves in acidic environment but is not soluble in water, hence making it an excellent sun block for your skin as a barrier against sweat and perspiration. This is why it is used as one of the primary ingredients in sunscreen lotions. Zinc oxide when applied topically can also have many benefits for the skin along with acting as a natural sun block.

Zinc is a natural sun block
A natural choice for sun protection and acne

One of the many benefits of zinc cream is quick wound healing. It promotes fast healing in treating any type of sores, bug bites or lacerations, surgical incisions, burns, skin ulcers and other skin irritations. As a mineral, usually found in our food and vitamins, Zinc is required by the body for collagen synthesis and is essential for healing wounds. It is also a component for the proper functioning of enzymes which are needed to repair wounds in the skin.

Zinc skin care cream has a mild astringent property which acts as a drying agent. It acts as an anti-inflammatory and helps in tightening body tissues. Zinc oxide creams aids in soothing itching and skin rashes.

Another benefit that zinc oxide offer is prevention and treatment of acne. The skin cream helps in healing blemishes and reducing inflammation. It helps in regulating the skin’s oil gland and hence stops acne breakouts.

Zinc cream is one of the safest ingredients that are used for protecting the skin from the harmful rays of the sun. Ultraviolet rays penetrate the skin and damage the skin tissue. ANY sun rays speed up the aging process of the skin create wrinkles and dark spots.

Sunscreens and moisturizers containing zinc oxide help to filter out the rays and prevent this occurrence of cell damage.

The Vivoderm zinc repairing facial cream can help prevent sun damage, premature wrinkles and inflammation. It is a natural facial cream which is infused with Vitamin A and E. It also contains the anti-inflammatory properties of Comfrey and Chamomile. This cream helps to maintain the moisture level in the skin and diminishes the visible signs of aging. The Zinc oxide present in the cream is essential for healing and tissue growth. It is also used as a sun block and for treating acne.

So, if you are looking for a great overall skin moisturizer with the benefits of sun protection and anti-acne properties, you would most likely benfit from the Vivoderm zinc repairing facial cream.