Urea is a natural moisturising factor meaning it occurs naturally. It’s a compound found within the layers of the skin, there to retain the skin’s moisture (it’s pretty good at it too). To add it to skincare products, it is manufactured synthetically within a lab to replicate the natural stuff.
Skin feeling the effects of the storm? Look for products containing urea (it’s a miracle ingredient)
Snow, wind, rain – this weather is almost making us glad that we’re cooped up indoors. Not only is it absolutely freezing, but our skin is dry, cracked and flaky and cranking up that central heating is only making things worse (it dries out the air causing moisture to evaporate from the skin much faster). It really is a double-edged sword. Whether you struggle with year-round chapped skin or it just crops up in winter, urea is the ingredient to get to know.