Suu Balm Malaysia Review – Ingredients, Price, and FAQ (Updated 2021)
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What Is Suu Balm?
Suu Balm is a dual benefit skin care brand for deep moisturization and rapid itch relief for anybody with dry, itchy, sensitive and eczema-prone skin.
Suu Balm’s range of products aim to halt the “itch-scratch” cycle will often leads to further skin damage from scratching.
Suu Balm was formulated by Dr. Tey Hong Liang, a Senior Dermatologist at the National Skin Centre – the Specialist Dermatology Centre in Singapore. A partnership was then formed between NSC and Good Pharma Dermatology to produce Suu Balm for the masses.
Suu Balm for Sensitive and Eczema-prone skin
Suu Balm contains low dose menthol (3%) which helps relieve itch in just minutes. It also contains ceramides & filaggrin to moisturise the skin by restoring the healthy skin barrier. Besides being steroid-free, it is also free of SLS, SLES, soap, sulphate, preservatives, and artificial fragrances.
Suu Balm for Babies & Kids
Suu Balm is the perfect remedy for children. Here’s why:
- Low dose menthol for rapid itch relief (within minutes) for dry skin (tailored for paediatric use).
- 3x skin identical ceramides to moisturise by repairing skin barrier.
- Filaggrin breakdown products to restore natural moisturising factor.
- pH 5.5 for optimal skin barrier function.
- Preservative, steroid and fragrance free.
- Suitable for newborns, infants, school age kids and upwards.
Suu Balm for Face
Suu Balm Cooling Itch Relief Facial Moisturiser provides rapid relief of itch (with menthyl lactate), moisturisation (with 5x skin identical ceramides, linoleic & linolenic acid, PCA, saccharide isomerate, sodium hyaluronate) and soothing of irritation and sensitivity (with Albatrellus ovinus extract) of dry sensitive facial skin for people with atopic dermatitis, rosacea, psoriasis, and other itchy dermatose.
It is suitable for all ages (including newborns and kids – especially facial rashes).
Suu Balm for Scalp
Suu Balm Rapid Itch Relief Spray Moisturiser provides rapid relief of itch (with 3% menthol), moisturisation (with 5x skin identical ceramides, linoleic & linolenic acid) and reduction of flaking of dry, itchy, flaky scalp for people with seborrhoeic dermatitis, dandruff, psoriasis, idipoathic scalp itch and other itchy scalp dermatoses.
Suu Balm for Gentle Cleansing (Body Wash)
Suu Balm Dual Cooling & Moisturising Cream Body Wash is an ultra gentle cooling body wash for dry, sensitive, atopic and sensitive skin, as it uses an ultra gentle surfactant (sodium lauroyl methyl isethionate) instead of soap, SLS or SLES, which may irritate the skin.
It contains 5 types of mosturising ingredients to protect the skin. Also, it is free of steroids, preservatives and fragrances. For newborns and kids, there’s a suitable product called Suu Balm Kids Dual Soothing & Moisturising Head to Toe Wash.
Suu Balm Active Ingredients
Suu Balm contains menthol which cools down itchy, irritated skin. It also contains ceramides & filaggrin to moisturise the skin to keep it smooth and healthy. Besides being steroid-free, it is also free of SLS, SLES, soap, sulphate, preservatives, and artificial fragrances.
What Are The Benefits Of Suu Balm?
Suu Balm provides rapid relief of itch (from low dose menthol) and moisturisation of dry skin (from 5x skin identical ceramides, saccharide isomerate and PCA) for Eczema, dry, itchy, sensitive skin and Psoriasis.
An added plus point is that all Suu Balm products are free of ingredients such as SLS, SLES, soap, sulphate, steroid, preservatives, and artificial fragrances which could potentially irritate sensitive or eczema-prone skin further.
Suu Balm FAQ
Here are some frequently asked questions about Suu Balm. We will add more questions when they come.
Apply as often as needed (even 5-6 times per day), when the skin is itchy and dry, or as directed by a doctor or pharmacist. More frequent applications will reduce trauma from scratching and improve skin barrier function.
The Suu Balm for Kids product line is specifically formulated for children.
So far there has been no reported side effects from Suu Balm as its menthol content is of very low dosage. However, some people may be allergic to menthol, eg. people with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency. To find out how your skin reacts to Suu Balm, apply a small amount of the product to your inner forearm and do not wash the area for 24 hours. Be aware of any signs of an allergic reaction including redness, any form of breakouts, pain etc. If so, Suu Balm may not be suitable for you.
All of the ingredients in Suu Balm products are safe for use during pregnancy. In fact, dermatologists in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Singapore recommend Suu Balm to pregnant mothers. However, if in doubt, please consult your doctor first. For more information, visit this link.
For application on such areas, the Suu Balm Facial Moisturizer is recommended, which contains a special menthol derivative. It has all the cooling itch relief of Suu Balm, but doesn’t sting the eyes!
The Suu Balm Facial Moisturizer is recommended, which contains a special menthol derivative which is safe and gentle to be applied on the most delicate skin around the eyes without stinging them! It is specifically developed for eyelid use, eg. eyelid eczema
It is not advised to apply Suu Balm on open/cut skin as the menthol may sting; apply around the wound instead.
Suu Balm Reviews
Very effective in calming itchy skin in our hot weather.
This works very well for my wife with itchy and sensitive skin.
I have tried tons of creams for my eczema. Suu Balm is the first cream which make me stop scratching after applying. My open wounds are slowly healing as well!
Love this product! I have very dry skin especially on my shins which gets so itchy and uncomfortable but Suu Balm is so soothing and cooling, it gives instant relief and is a long term solution