Starflower Sensitive Dry Skin Cream


Quick moisturising relief from dry, irritated, itchy skin

  • Moisturises and soothes dry, itchy skin
  • Cools and calms hot, reddened, irritated skin 
  • Used as an extremely gentle, non-irritating moisturiser by people with sensitive skin (such as those prone to eczema and dermatitis)  
  • Popular with hairdressers, mechanics, nurses and other people exposed to drying, irritating chemicals in their work or constant hand washing
  • High in natural gamma-linoleic fatty acid (GLA) needed for healthy skin 
  • Suitable for vegans and vegetarians. Palm free ingredients.
  • Now in a glass jar with recyclable plastic screw top lid.

One of our bestselling emollient creams, Starflower Cream is moisturising and calming. Contains natural, active herbal extracts like Borage seed oil, naturally high in GLA, an important Omega-6 fatty acid needed for healthy skin cell walls. Without GLA, your skin cells can't keep enough moisture in - resulting in dry, itchy skin. Borage oil penetrates the skin, delivering GLA benefits directly to your skin cells, helping your skin to stay moisturised and healthy.


Apply as often as required to dry areas.

For people with dry itchy skin, such as those with dry skin that is prone to eczema or dermatitis.


Starflower Cream was formulated by Napiers' herbalists for patients in our skin clinics because we found there was a need for a very gentle, soothing herbal emollient cream to moisturise sensitised skin. It contains:

Starflower Borago officinalis seed oil
Chamomile Matricaria recutita extract and oil
Chickweed Stellaria media extract

Contains: Aqua, Prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) seed oil, cetearyl alcohol, Borago officinalis (starflower) seed oil, glycerin (palm-free vegetable origin), polysorbate 40, Matricaria recutita flower extract, Stellaria media (Chickweed) extract, phenoxyethanol, Anthemis nobilis (Roman Chamomile) flower oil, Matricaria recutita (German chamomile) flower oil, benzyl alcohol and dehydroacetic acid, sorbitan palmitate, citric acid, limonene*

*Naturally occurring fragrance compound.


Plant extracts cause few side effects however if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and you are unsure if you need to take extra care, please speak to us, or your healthcare practitioner, before using this product.

Napiers Starflower Cream



Skin Soother Herbal Remedy
A licensed traditional herbal medicine for the symptomatic relief of minor skin conditions causing skin irritation including acne and mild eczema. Healthy skin starts from within!
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Infant Starflower Cream is especially formulated for babies and young children.

Add to BagNapiers Starflower Dry Skin Cream 100ml £12.00
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This is excellent for dry skin conditions!!
by TottyB submitted on 24/04/2020
I started buying this cream when I first popped into Napiers on the off-chance. (There used to be a branch in London's Goodge Street. Yes all those years ago, sadly the shop is no longer there!) and I have been buying it ever since via mail order. It is the best on the market. No competition. Period.
by Nicky submitted on 18/01/2019
I don’t normally write reviews, but this cream is amazing. After a very stressful few months and the onset of winter, my face suddenly became allergic to the well-known brand I’ve used for years. I was completely covered in seborrheic dermatitis. It was either red, swollen patches or intensely itchy flaking all over my t-zone and eyes. This cream has reduced both significantly, after only 3 days of use. Not only that, but my skin now has a lovely matte texture, compared to how greasy and oily it always was previously. Fast delivery too. Can’t recommend highly enough!
Starflower cream - still the best for eczema or dry skin
by Bronwen submitted on 16/05/2017
We started using infant Starflower cream 13 years ago and are still using the normal Starflower cream on our kids now. Consistently great product and love that it comes in various sizes to include the large 500ml pot, if you use it all over the body like we do.
Starflower Cream is simply brilliant!
by Victoria submitted on 20/03/2017
Excellent speedy service. Clear & professional email communication. Thank you Napiers!! Starflower cream is a brilliant eczema treatment. Won't use anything else on my daughter since discovering it 4 years ago.
The best cream! It's a miracle for eczema
by Tortyb submitted on 12/03/2017
I have been using this cream on my daughter for her eczema for 5 years now. After being told by her doctor that her options were a basic emollient or steroids I did some research and discovered the wonderful properties of starflower oil. Since the first pot was purchased we've never looked back. Every winter she suffers on her arms an legs. This cream stops any flare up in its tracks and gives my daughter her restful sleep back. It's also brilliant as a moisturiser for my face and body. Works wonders! I cannot heap enough praise on this product.
Starflower Cream
by AG submitted on 18/05/2016
This is the second time I have ordered this cream. Find it very beneficial for dry skin. Would recommend.
Starflower cream for varicose itch
by Elizabeth submitted on 09/05/2016
Thought I would get this cream for a friend with itch due to jaundice, but ended up giving it to someone else for itch caused by varicose eczema. The itch has much improved after a week, and I expect it will take a few more weeks to know if it has definitely helped. So far so good. Thanks Napiers.
Absolutely fantastic!
by Liz submitted on 23/01/2015
After using several different creams, and medicines from doctors over a period of about 2 years and seeing no improvement in my dermatitis; I was recommended this by a friend. I cannot gush enough about the improvement (my skin is almost perfect, no hint of dermatitis since about a week after beginning to use cream). I use daily as a moisturiser, absolutely love it.

My younger brother has had rather bad eczema on his back, shoulders and arms (he does manual work and sometimes has contact with chemicals); he had also been back and forth to doctors over 3 years and had seen no improvement - I left him some of mine to try out & after a week of using Starflower his skin is the best it's been in the past 3 years.

I've heard countless similar stories from others also - so delighted with this product!!

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