Unsung heroes: Body care essentials everyone needs at home

There’s nothing worse than feeling the tickle of an impending cold sore, the itch of an eczema flareup or the burn of spending too much time in the sun, especially if you’re not stocked up on the supplies to help you through. 

Today we celebrate the unsung heroes, the products saving our skin from the dreaded pain our bodies go through - self-inflicted or otherwise.

DermaVeen Daily Nourish Moisturising Cream

This cream from DermaVeen seals in moisture, leaving skin smooth, supple and healthy. It offers a triple moisturising effect and is easily absorbed into the skin. The formula contains colloidal oatmeal to effectively soothe, hydrate and protect the skin. The moisturiser is non-comedogenic, hypoallergenic and free of lanolin, parabens, artificial dyes, fragrances and alcohol.

Silic 15 Cream

Silic 15 Cream forms a barrier to shield the body from water, sweat, detergents and other irritants. It is non-sticky, non-greasy and pH-balanced. The low-irritant formulation is free of lanolin and perfume, and is suitable for the most sensitive areas of the body.

Azclear Soothing Gel

Azclear Soothing Gel is a gel designed to calm uncomfortable skin and help skin regain its natural appearance. The light moisturising gel delivers a hydrating boost to the skin. Contains avemide 15, a purified natural extract that calms and soothes and vitamin B3 which can help with evening skin tone.

ViraproX Lip Balm

ViraproX Lip Balm is a lip balm designed to target common triggers of cold sores such as dry lips, sunburn, stress and fatigue. The balm is formulated with petrolatum, glycerine, caprylic triglyceride and cocoa seed butter to keep lips hydrated and soft. It has SPF 30 UVA and UVB broad-spectrum protection to minimise sun damage which can trigger cold sores, and also menthol and lysine to help relieve cold sore symptoms such as itchiness and hot temperatures caused by inflammation.


DermAid helps to provide fast relief for anyone with dry, sore and itchy skin. The range comes in two preparations – DermAid cream with dissolved hydrocortisone to provide rapid skin penetration and DermAid soft for those with more sensitive skin.

SolvEasy Tinea Gel

SolvEasy Tinea Gel is an easy to use and effective weapon against tinea aka athlete’s foot. It contains terbinafine hydrochloride, an anti-fungal that remains in the skin and continues to fight infection for more than seven days after application. The gel is quick-drying and non-greasy, and with added moisturising properties, it will soothe and moisturise the skin.

Bioglan Inner Glow Collagen Beauty Water

Bioglan Inner Glow Collagen Beauty Water is a beauty water that helps nourish and assist the appearance of skin. It has a unique blend of ingredients, including coconut water and aloe vera for hydration, zinc and vitamin C for healing and blue spirulina for protection. 

SOOV Bite Gel

SOOV Bite Gel provides fast acting, temporary relief from pain and itching due to insect bites. It contains lignocaine hydrochloride to anaesthetise the skin and stop the urge to scratch, as well as antiseptic to help prevent infection.

mesoestetic hydrating moisturiser with sun protection

mesoestetic hydrating moisturiser with sun protection is a moisturiser that helps prevent skin ageing, hyperpigmentation and also protects against photo damage. The formula is enriched with moisturising and antioxidant properties, including vitamin E. It complements any treatment that leads to temporary dehydration of the skin.

Hamilton Sunburn Relief and Repair

Hamilton Sunburn Relief and Repair is an after-sun gel that cools and rehydrates sun-damaged skin. It helps to provide soothing relief, reduce redness and minimises peeling. Free from fragrance and colour, the odourless gel is non-sticky and does not stain clothes.

MOOV Head Lice Shampoo

MOOV Head Lice Shampoo is an easy to use, effective head lice treatment. It is clinically proven, fast and easy to use, contains natural essential oils and has a reusable shower cap included. Substitute MOOV Head Lice Shampoo for normal shampoo when head lice are present. Ensure to follow instructions carefully to effectively kill head lice and eggs.

Egozite Cradle Cap Lotion

An oil-based lotion specially formulated to loosen and remove the crusts of cradle cap. Egozite Cradle Cap Lotion has a specially designed dropper that allows for accurate application. It is free from lanolin, perfume or any other substances that might irritate baby’s skin.