Healthy skin helps make life better

The condition of the skin around your stoma greatly affects how well the skin barrier can adhere, as well as your comfort and quality of life. Maintaining healthy peristomal skin from the start is the ultimate goal. With the right product, you can minimize the potential occurrence and impact of peristomal skin complications.1


The difference is ceramide

CeraPlus™ skin barrier with Remois technology* is infused with ceramide, the skin's naturally occurring protection against dryness. It's designed to maintain adhesive properties, and features a formulation infused with ceramide to help:
  • Protect the skin's natural moisture barrier2
  • Maintain good peristomal skin health2
  • Decrease transepidermal water loss (TEWL) from damaged or eroded skin2

Available on one- and two-piece pouching systems. To order today, fill out the request form at the bottom of the page or call 1-800-308-9445.

The role of moisture in healthy skin

When you remove your ostomy barrier, cells from the outermost layer of skin are also removed with it. The loss of these protective cells allows more moisture from inside your body to escape into the environment. This is called transepidermal water loss (TEWL). Increased rates of water loss can make the skin more vulnerable to damage and peristomal skin complications.


Choose CeraPlus skin barrier — the ostomy barrier designed to help ensure healthy skin.

Hollister Ostomy Care products infused with ceramide, such as the CeraPlus™ skin barrier and Adapt CeraRing™ barrier ring, are designed to support healthy skin from the start. The condition of the skin greatly affects how well products can adhere, as well as the comfort and well-being of people living with a stoma.

To request a sample, please call Hollister Secure Start services at 1-888-808-7456.

Surrounding you with support

Innovative ostomy care products are just one part of achieving and maintaining healthy skin. It's equally important to have great education about how to use those products, and to have someone to call on for assistance when needed. Join Hollister Secure Start services to gain access to free personalized support, product information, and educational resources that will help you live the life you want to live. To enroll, call 1-888-808-7456.

About Hollister Incorporated

Hollister Incorporated is an independent company that develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. The company develops, and manufactures products for ostomy care, continence care, and critical care, and also develops educational support materials for patients and healthcare professionals. Hollister Incorporated has been serving healthcare professionals and consumers for nearly 100 years and is committed to making life more rewarding and dignified for the people who use its products and services. Headquartered in Libertyville, Illinois, Hollister has manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents and sells in more than 90 countries around the world.


    *Remois is a technology of Alcare Co., Ltd.

The information provided herein is not medical advice and is not intended to substitute for the advice of your personal physician or other healthcare provider. This information should not be used to seek help in a medical emergency. If you experience a medical emergency, seek medical treatment in person immediately.
  1. Colwell et al, 2018, A randomized controlled trial determining variances in ostomy skin conditions and the economic impact (ADVOCATE), Journal of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing, 45(1), 37-42
  2. Coderch L, Lopez O, del la Maza A, Parra J. Ceramides and Skin Function, Am J Clin Dermatol 2003; 4 (2).
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