Advancing oncology skincare through science
Natural, Organic Paraben and Chemical Free Skin Care for Oncology Patients
Created by an Oncology Nurse and Breast Cancer Suvivor
We selected ingredients and botanicals that help reduce inflammation and hydrate your skin. Our formulas are designed to help reduce the occurrence and severity of issues related to radiation and chemotherapy.
Oncology physicians and patients depend on treatments that are effective. Peer-reviewed research supports the ingredients in our formulas. Created help to reduce and delay skin damage and minimize treatment breaks.
A study of radiation therapy patients demonstrated that application of calendula ointment resulted in fewer occurrences of dermatitis than in the group using a traditional formula. The Calendula group also experienced less radiation-induced pain and fewer breaks in treatment.
Pommier P, et al. J Clinical Oncol.2004; 22:1447-1453
Hyaluronic Acid Cream
A study of radiation therapy patients, hyaluronate acid cream helped reduce the incidence of skin reactions, delayed their onset and reduced their severity. It also noted hyaluronate’s association with faster recovery from skin symptoms.
Ligouri V, et al. Radioth Oncol. 1997;2:155-161
Aqueous Cream a non-greasy emollient or moisturizer, used to relieve dry skin conditions
A third study or radiation patients demonstrated that patients who applied a topical aqueous cream throughout the duration of their radiation therapy and for two weeks afterward experienced less dry desquamation (shedding of the outer layer of skin) than those who used aloe vera alone. Aqueous cream was useful in reducing dry desquamation and pain related to radiation therapy.
Heggie S, et al. Cancer Nurse. 2002; 25(6):442-51
Calendula has been used for centuries to help support wound healing and help calm irritated skin, Calendula is derived from the flower of the Marigold plant. Calendula is used to help reduce burn tissue injury and reduce painful swelling and irritation. There have been several studies support the use of Calendula for radiation dermatitis. Cleveland Clinic demonstrated that 85% of patients experienced a benefit from a Calendula based cream.
Hyaluronic Acid Cream
Hyaluronic Acid Cream keeps your skin moisturized and radiant. Anti-wrinkle properties - due to its capacity to retain large amounts of water, skin stays moisturized and helps to prevent the development of wrinkles, and fills in already present wrinkles to reduce their appearance.
Organic Green Tea
ANTI-INFLAMMATORY - Organic Green Tea Green tea is a great antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties that help calm and soothe the skin.
Yarrow has antimicrobial and pain relieving traits and is wonderful for soothing skin that is prone to irritations. It is also deeply nourishing and restorative. It aids in healing broken capillaries and is ideal for sensitive skin as well as problematic skin
Organic Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe Vera Contains skin nourishing nutrients and antioxidants. Vitamins: It contains vitamins A (beta-carotene), C and E, which are antioxidants. It also contains vitamin B12, folic acid, and choline. Antioxidants that neutralizes free radicals.
Organic Sunflower Oil
Sunflower oil has high vitamin E content and helps keep you skin hydrate by locking moisture inside your skin for an extended period of time. It is also rich in vitamins A, D and fatty acid that help function as an antioxidant and help rebuild new skin cell.
Shea Butter has high concentrations of fatty acids and extensive anti-inflammatory and healing properties. The fatty acids including linoleic, oleic and steric acid are rapidly absorbed in your skin and restore lipids rapidly nourishing and moisturizing the skin. Shea Butter helps calm red and irritated skin caused by radiation treatments.
Jojoba deeply penetrates the skin and providing a long-lasting moisturizing effect. It is also full of nutrients like Vitamin E and B and other antioxidants that nourish your skin. It is often used to help sooth sunburns and is good for sensitive skin. Jojoba oil also has anti-inflammatory properties which help calm and sooth the skin and naturally deters microbes.
Lavender has pain-relieving properties and a numbing effect. This helps soothe the inflammation, while the beta-caryophyllene in the oil also acts as a natural anti inflammatory.Lavender oil may help speed up the wound-healing process. In a 2016 study researchers found that lavender oil promotes the healing of skin tissue.
Irish moss known as a skincare powerhouse is deeply hydrating and help provide moisture to dry and irritated skin. It helps nourish the skin and keep it hydrated.
Organic Gotu Kola
Gotu Kola helps calm inflammation and stimulate new cell growth. It also has wound healing and skin rejuvenation properties.
Horsetail has antioxidant and ant-inflammatory properties. It helps to heal burns and wounds and has great antibacterial and antimicrobial properties.
Bergamot Essential Oil is a natural cleanser. It's particularly good for oily skin, helping to unclog pores and balance sebum levels. For skin that leans on the dry side, look to Chamomile oil to purify and nourish the skin.
Comfrey root contains allantoin, a substance that helps new skin cells grow, along with other substances that reduce inflammation and help keep skin healthy.
This natural essential oil has skin repairing, regenerating, and strengthening properties. It also help calm any kind of irritation your skin might be experiencing and helps hydrate and moisturize your skin.