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Eucerin AtopiControl Hand Cream

tick A hand cream for skin with Atopic Dermatitis
tick Suitable care for Hand Eczema
tick Daily relief for dry, irritable and itchy skin

Suitable care for skin with Hand Eczema

A quick-absorbing and non-greasy hand cream that cares for dry, irritated and itchy atopic skin.

Product Info

Daily care cream for hand eczema

Our hands are frequently in contact with water and cleaning products. Depending on the work we do, they may also be exposed to other chemicals. These factors can damage skin’s barrier and cause skin to dry out and become tight and rough and prone redness, scaling and itchiness.

Eucerin AtopiControl Hand Cream smooths and soothes skin. The quick-absorbing and non-greasy formula has a unique active ingredient complex of soothing Licochalcone A, anti-bacterial Decanediol and itch-relieving Methoxypropanediol (MPD). This complex, combined with a high concentration of Ceramides and Avena Sativa (Oatmeal), strengthens skin’s barrier, alleviates dryness and relieves the sensation of itchiness.

 The formula is fragrance -free. Though widely valued for its soothing properties, some people can be allergic to oatmeal.

With regular use, skin condition noticeably improves and skin feels smooth and supple even with frequent washing.

Clinical and dermatological studies

Very good care efficacy and skin tolerability proven on atopic skin

Main findings

The results of a skincare efficacy study1 prove that:

  • Skin becomes more resilient, and skin condition improves, with regular use
  • After only one week, skin moisture in the affected areas increased by 50%. After four weeks it increased by 95%.
  • Skin redness reduced significantly
  • For 90% of the sample, symptoms of itchiness disappeared after four weeks of use

1Skincare efficacy study of Eucerin AtopiControl HAND INTENSIVE CREAM on patients with Hand Eczema, 2016.


  • fragrance-free
  • absorbs quickly
  • non-greasy
  • packed without folding box to save paper and reduce waste

How to use


  • Cleanse skin with a mild, soap-free handwash
  • Use daily, or more often if needed

Do’s and don’ts

Use this product if …

  • You have Atopic Dermatitis or Hand Eczema: The hand cream soothes skin, reduces redness and strengthens skin’s natural barrier and can be used as often as required.

Try a different product if …

You have Atopic Dermatitis and are looking for an all over body moisturiser for daily use:


How it works

The care products in the Eucerin AtopiControl range contain a unique active ingredient complex:

  • Licochalcone: an extract of liquorice which soothes skin and reduces redness
  • Ceramides: to strengthen skin’s barrier function
These ingredients work together to soothe skin during acute flare-ups as well as to deliver the daily, basic care that atopic skin needs to prolong the period between flare-ups.

The phases of Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis has two phases:

  1. The acute phase when skin flares up
  2. The period between flare-ups when skin is calmer and less reactive
Atopic skin benefits from skincare products specially formulated to care for it during each of these distinct phases.

In addition to these actives, acute-care-cream also contains Menthoxypropandiol and Decanediol to calm and soothe skin during a flare-up. A derivative of menthol, Menthoxypropandiol cools skin and works at a sensory level to reduce feelings of itchiness. Anti-bacterial Decanediol combats the Stapphylococcus aureus bacteria associated with Atopic Dermatitis.

You can find out more about how the range works in Behind the science of Eucerin AtopiControl.

Impaired skin barrier - Dry, irritable, itchy skin

Dry, irritable, itchy skin: An impaired skin barrier function leads to dryness.
Skin’s barrier is easily irritated and can become inflamed.

Effect of daily care products with Licohalcone A and Ceramides

Calmed and soothed skin: The skin barrier is strengthened. Skin becomes smooth again and is soothed. Itching is relieved.

FAQ (3)

    Is Atopic Dermatitis the same as Eczema?

    Dermatitis and Eczema are the same thing: collective terms for inflammatory changes in the skin. As such, they include many different dermatological diseases. Atopic Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis are also the same thing.

    What causes Hand Eczema?

    There are several different causes for Hand Eczema. In some people it occurs because of an underlying skin disease. Other people get Hand Eczema because of external factors such as frequent washing or the use of chemicals in the workplace. Hand Eczema can also be triggered by an allergic reaction to some substances.

    Is the cream for eczema on hands suitable for children?

    AtopiControl Hand Cream is recommended for children as of three years.

Complete the routine

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For over 100 years, we have dedicated ourselves to researching and innovating in the field of skin science. We believe in creating active ingredients and soothing formulas with high tolerability that work to help you live your life better each day.