I’m back! Sorry for the long break I swear I haven’t disappeared off the planet altogether, I was just on a long holiday in Peru! I really enjoyed my adventure, Peru is a gorgeous country and the people are so friendly, I highly recommend it if you haven’t visited. While I was on my trip I took a visit to the Peruvian jungle and I got bitten alive by mosquitos. I normally don’t get bitten but one found its way inside my mosquito net and bit me alive during the night. I woke to my legs covered in about 30 bites, not a happy camper!
I didn’t have any cream with me for the bites (I was feeling confident obviously!) but I found this generous sample in the bottom of my makeup bag of the La Roche Posay Lipikar cream. The cream is designed as an anti-itch cream for irritated skin so is good for conditions such as Eczema. I lashed it on and it immediately soothed the bites and my skin didn’t feel so itchy. It felt really cooling and seemed to form a bit of a barrier over the bites. It was a godsend of a product when I was stuck without antihistamine cream. The cream contains Niacinamide, Shea Butter, Canola Oil and Omega 3 and 6, so lots to keep skin well moisturised.
I know this cream isn’t specifically designed for bites but I found it so effective that I would say it does a great job helping to soothe skin that is irritated in general. I’ll definitely be using this during winter when my skin gets really dry. As it’s La Roche Posay it is super reasonable at €15 for 200ml of product. Let me know if this has worked for you!