When your skin is healthy, the barrier function is intact, and the acid mantle is naturally balanced. However, when your skin is impaired, any number of conditions can occur:
Immunogenic Inflammation: When a rogue substance enters the skin, such as artificial fragrance or pollen, the immune system is put on high alert.
Neurogenic Inflammation: When more neurochemicals are released into the dermis than usual, the nervous system becomes overstimulated, resulting in stinging and inflammation.
Unbalanced Acid Mantle: The delicate microflora that makes up the acid mantle is knocked off balance; consequently, your skin is less able to repair itself, leading to compromised skin, premature ageing and breakouts.
Your skins natural balance is challenged daily by pollution, smog, sunlight, hormones, and stress, which stimulates immune triggers in your skin. If they become overstimulated, the equilibrium of the skin is disrupted. Over time, healthy cells are damaged, collagen and elastin fibres become distorted and break down.
SOS has been intelligently formulated with medical-grade Manuka honey and Canadian Willowherb, a natural steroid that aids wound healing and reduces bacterial infection. The probiotics activate the immune repair process, rebuilding the acid mantle by balancing the healthy bacteria on your skin. Synergistically blended with Marshmallow Root extract, studies have determined that it possesses excellent antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and immunomodulatory effects, helping to relieve skin irritation caused by furunculosis, eczema, and dermatitis. The low pH of SOS provides the ideal, sterile environment for minor wound healing.
With regular application, the damaging effects of both immunogenic and neurogenic inflammation are reduced, and your skin’s protective barrier is maintained, making it the perfect addition to your first aid kit.