Skin and Hair care: Hands and feet
MOISTURIZE
YOUR EXTREMITIES:

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To avoid dryness, remember to frequently moisturize your hands, feet, and lips.

Nourish and protect your hands with Cicaplast Baume B5. If your hands and feet’s skin is weakened, use Cicaplast Baume B5 occlusively: apply a thick layer and cover it with cling film that you may leave on overnight. Allow it to form a protective film on the skin until it has been entirely absorbed, or gently massage your hands and feet with any excess product. Do not leave any product between your toes.

THROUGHOUT THE DAY

To limit the emergence of painful and unsightly cracks in the skin, wear gloves whenever doing any manual tasks, when it is cold outside, while doing the dishes, etc., and preferably wear flexible and comfortable footwear.

TRUE
OR FALSE

YOU HANDS AND FEET
CAN GET DRY FASTER DURING CANCER TREATMENT.

TRUE

Your hands, feet, and lips require special attention and care. As they have few sebaceous glands, they have fewer protective oils. This means that they tend to dry out faster, especially when they are faced with multiple environmental aggressions or a heavy cancer protocole. The skin may thicken, crack, and feel sore. You need to nourish and protect them with a cream like Cicaplast Baume B5.
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SUN IS GOOD FOR YOU IF YOU'RE
UNDERGOING A CANCER TREATMENT.

FALSE

Some cancer treatments cause the skin to be more sensitive to sunlight. Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation puts you at risk for very intense sunburns, so it is generally advised to avoid any sun exposure. You should be even more careful if you are undergoing radiation therapy, as chronic radiodermatitis may occur, in some cases even several years after your treatment.
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THE LA ROCHE-POSAY'S THERMAL SPRING WATER
HAS MAGICAL POWERS.

TRUE

Well kind of. La Roche-Posay's "velvet water" has been recognized for its anti-inflammatory, healing and soothing properties.
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HAIR LOSS IS ACTUALLY A SIGN THAT YOUR
CANCER TREATMENT IS WORKING.

TRUE

One of the most dreaded side effects, hair loss is also a sign that the treatment is working: by introducing a toxic product in the blood, chemotherapy destroys rapidly-multiplying cells, such as cancer cells, but also some healthy cells such as those in hair follicles. This is why hair and body hair are often the first affected.
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OUR SAFETY
COMMITMENTS

Safety standards beyond international cosmetics regulations.