Skin rashes that itch:
How to treat allergic reaction rash on face

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The skin is the #1 site of allergic reactions. To relieve allergic skin rashes, use an ultra-hypoallergenic moisturizer that instantly soothes discomfort in a rich or fluid texture to suit your needs. Look for airtight, anti-contamination packaging. To cleanse allergy-prone skin, use a specifically adapted cleanser in sterile monodoses.

SKIN ALLERGY REACTIONS:
A GROWING PROBLEM

Worldwide, the prevalence of allergies has doubled over the past twenty years. Startling statistic: 25% of the French population now has allergies, versus 4% 40 years ago.

The skin is the #1 site of allergic reactions. Rashes, tingling, skin allergy itch... Allergic reaction rashes on the face are a major concern for women worldwide. To gain a better understanding of the phenomenon, in 2010, La Roche-Posay Laboratories launched a worldwide survey.

More than 3,500 women were questioned: They told us how they dealt with their allergies on a daily basis. More than 40% claimed to be affected by intolerance or allergy symptoms, whatever products they used.

What causes skin allergy reactions?

The wrong cosmetics are the leading cause of allergic and/or intolerance reactions2. For skin allergy relief, read on to discover TOLERIANE Ultra, an intensely soothing ultra-hypoallergenic moisturizer that acts as an ideal skin allergy and irritation treatment for ultra-sensitive or allergy-prone skin types.

HOW TO CURE SKIN RASHES

Pick a skin allergy treatment suited to your skin type

A common misconception regarding ultra-sensitive to allergic skin is that it must be dry, but this is not necessarily the case. Particularly in summer, sensitive-to-allergic skin can long for lighter textures to soothe allergic reaction rash, so it’s important to pick a skin allergy treatment that suits your skin.

The TOLERIANE range offers moisture and soothing to all skin types throughout all seasons. Both are empowered with a winning blend of calming Neurosensine and naturally soothing and anti-oxidant La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water.

Looking for allergic prone skin solution for oilier skin or prefer a lighter texture in the summer? Reach for TOLERIANE Ultra Fluide.

Looking for allergic prone skin solution for dry skin? Opt for TOLERIANE Ultra.

Pick a “no nasties” formula

The TOLERIANE range is fragrance-free, alcohol-free and is also ultra-hypoallergenic.

WHAT DOES HYPOALLERGENIC
MEAN?

It means a product is less likely to cause allergic reactions. The TOLERIANE range goes way beyond European requirements for this claim, having been tested on more than 4,000 patients and allergy-prone skin types to guarantee a high degree of tolerance.

THE RIGHT ALLERGY PRONE SKIN SKINCARE
NEEDS THE RIGHT PACKAGING

Airtight packaging ensures your hypoallergenic moisturizer stays that way

One of the leading causes of product deterioration - and skin allergy itch - is back-contamination, when a care product enters into contact with the outside environment then returns inside the packaging. This can contaminate the entire product with allergens and irritants.

To preserve the purity of TOLERIANE Ultra and TOLERIANE Ultra Fluide, La Roche-Posay Laboratories have developed unique ultra-airtight packaging comprising a cap, three anti-contamination valves and an ultra-protection shrinking pouch. Result: both products are protected against residues, back-contamination, oxidation and waste.

HOW TO TREAT ALLERGIC REACTION RASHES
WITH THE RIGHT CLEANSER

Make-up removal is the time when skin discomfort is most likely to make itself felt. La Roche-Posay brings ultra-tolerance to make-up removal and cleansing for allergy-prone skin. The high tolerance of TOLERIANE Ultra Eyes and Face Make-up Remover has been tested on ultra-sensitive or allergic-prone skin types, as well as on those with sensitive eyes and contact lens users.

This tolerance is ensured by the product's sterile unidose packaging: preservative-free, fragrance-free, alcohol-free. Its sodium hyaluronate-based formula, traditionally used in eye surgery, instantly dissolves make-up, leaving behind a sensation of freshness on perfectly clear and moisturised skin. TOLERIANE Ultra Eyes and Face Make-up Remover immediately soothes and restores the comfort of allergic reactions on the face.

For more information on allergy and what it means for your skin, click HERE.

12010 data - Association de Recherche Clinique en allergologie et asthmologie (Arcaa - Association for clinical allergy and asthma research) La Roche-Posay quantitative study conducted on 3,750 women in the United States, Brazil, China, France and Germany in November 2010.

TRUE
OR FALSE

NO SHOWER IS THE BEST
POLICY FOR ALLERGIC SKINS.

FALSE

If you don’t cleanse at the end of the day, you are leaving allergens and irritants such as pollen and pollution in contact with your skin all night long. They can interfere with skin's barrier function and cause irritation.
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ALCOHOL CAN MAKE
YOUR ALLERGIES WORSE.

TRUE

Alcohol is a potential cause of skin allergy. In fact, scientists have shown that alcohol can make any allergic reaction worse, whether it’s asthma, allergic rhinitis, or different kinds of skin rash. It is partly due to the histamine and sulphites molecules contained in these alcoholic beverages.
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DIY RECIPEES ARE
BANNED FOR SENSITIVE SKINS.

TRUE

Fun though it may be, raiding your kitchen cupboards and concocting your very own skin treatments is a recipe for reactions if you have allergic-type skin. Indeed, many natural ingredients can be highly irritant.
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YOUR MAKE-UP BRUSH
CAN GIVE YOU ALLERGIES.

TRUE

Make-up brushes and applicators can be real dust and allergy traps, so need to be washed regularly. Clean your brushes with hypoallergenic soap, or make-up brush cleanser to get a clean bill of health.
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Did you
know?

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TOLERIANE ULTRA is proven to relieve pain sensations in just 1 minute*.

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*Self-evaluation, immediately after application.

WE ALSO HAVE
A RANGE FOR THAT

TOLERIANE is a range of products designed to hydrate, soothe and protect sensitive to allergy-prone skin.

OUR SAFETY
COMMITMENTS

Safety standards beyond international cosmetics regulations.

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100% PRODUCTS
ALLERGY TESTED

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One Prerequisite = Zero Allergic reactions
If we detect a single case, we go back to the labs and reformulate
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JUST THE ESSENTIAL,
AT THE RIGHT ACTIVE DOSE

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Developed in collaboration with dermatologist and toxicologist, our products contain only the necessary ingredients, at the right active dose.
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TESTED
ON VERY SENSITIVE
 SKIN

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Our products' tolerance is verified on the most sensitive skin: reactive, allergic, acne-prone, atopic, damaged or weakened by cancer treatments.
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FORMULA PROTECTION
OVER TIME

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We select the most protective packaging associated with only the necessary preservatives, to guarantee intact tolerance and efficacy over time.

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