Adamia – silky smooth velvety soft lotion for caregivers.
Lotions are as diverse as the people who use them. Some prefer scented while others, unscented. Some demand special creams and lotions for their face, around the eyes, hands, feet, and body, while others look for a do-it-all lotion. Some use whatever is available; others need a bit more Tender Loving Care (TLC).
I fall into the second category—those who prefer an unscented lotion that does it all with TLC.
Adamia is marketed as therapeutic repair lotion for residents in senior living facilities who experience skin tears and other skin breakdowns.
I decided to try this myself after volunteering as a bartender for a community fundraiser. Part of my duties included retrieving sodas, beers, and water from four oversized ice-filled buckets.
By the end of the evening, my nails were torn due to the bitter numbing cold, my skin had cracked, and my fingertips were bleeding. Next time I’ll wear my navy blue heavy-duty rubber gloves. Might be a bit unnerving for the customer, though!
How different is this than caregivers who wash and rewash their hands multiple times a day while caring for loved ones? Hand sanitizer doesn’t fare much better as it dries the skin. Even disposable gloves soon give way to damaged skin.
I wash my hands frequently. Even while working at the computer, I wash multiple times each day in between processing the mail and paperwork, answering the phone, after using the bathroom (don’t you?), and preparing a snack or meal.
While on travel speaking at events, I wash my hands at the airport. I use hand sanitizer multiple times during flights and after shaking hands, opening doors, and more. (It may look excessive in print, but I’ve managed not to catch a cold or the flu with these precautions.)
After using Adamia Therapeutic Repair Lotion for two months:
- Adamia is gentle enough to use everywhere.
Despite the warning to not get it in the eyes, I experimented with a little around my eyes. Unlike more costly eye creams, I felt no stinging sensation or need to rub my eyes. In fact, before a dehydrating flight, I’ll dab a little around my eyes and nose. Everyone is different. Test it for yourself.
- Unlike hypoallergenic unscented products, which have a chemical smell, Adamia has a subtle pleasing natural aroma.
- Although marketed as non-greasy, it goes on with a shiny film, initially. Rub it in a bit until fully absorbed.
- Adamia is silky smooth and velvety soft.
It feels good.
Who knew, Macadamia nuts produce oils that closely match our skin oils. To remember the name, skip the first syllable–mac–of macadamia.
Having the opportunity to try Adamia, a macadamia-oil based lotion from Australia, I believe I’ve found the ideal lotion. Available at Amazon.com. Click on Adamia Therapeutic Repair Lotion to treat the caregiver in your life to a bottle and don’t forget one for yourself, too!