3 Skincare Products Safe For Cancer Patients

The top skincare concerns for people being treated for cancer include dehydration, itchiness, sun sensitivity and inflammation. Here are a few products that can help

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Moisturizer

Moisturizer

Created specifically for a friend looking for compatible skincare while undergoing chemotherapy, Consonant HydrExtreme, $72, was originally made as a favour before the company realized it could help many others, too. It's an all-natural product with just two ingredients: exotic cassia angustifolia seed extract and vegetable glycerine.

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Cleanser

Cleanser

An extremely gentle gel/cream containing lavender, coneflower and cucumber, Dermalogica UltraCalming Cleanser, $47.50, cleanses while calming environmentally sensitized skin.

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Primer

Primer

Counteract telltale skin redness and balance skin tone with Dermalogica Redness Relief Primer, $62, a soothing, translucent primer tinted with natural green botanical extracts and formulated without artificial fragrances or colours or parabens. Its signature UltraCalming Complex helps strengthen skin, while oat extracts and oat kernel oil help soothe and condition skin.

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