Aquaphor Ointment is a daily topical treatment for skin irritations. It's part of the Eucerin skincare line which is favoured by many dermatologists. Aquaphor Ointment is safe for both babies and adults; as it's especially intended for sensitive skin. The product can be purchased at most drug stores, food stores, cosmetic retailers and online. There is no prescription required.
Aquaphor Ointment works to regulate excessive skin dryness by encouraging the healing process and nursing the skin back to optimal health. It decreases the healing time and forms a defensive shield over the skin, allowing needed moisture to lock in place. Aquaphor Ointment can help repair skin that has been damaged by various cosmetic procedures, radiation treatments, and the weather (including sun burns and skin that's dry from the cold). It's also effective in treating a range of other conditions.
Aquaphor Ointment can be used to treat conditions such as Dermatitis, Eczema, Psoriasis and skin irritations brought on by diabetes. It helps heal and sooth minor burns, peeling, dry and chafed and chapped skin (can also be used on the lips). The ointment works best when applied after the irritated area has been properly cleansed and patted dry. A generous amount of the product can be administered to the affected area, as it does not contain any skin irritants.
Aquaphor Ointment is so widely recommended because it's hypoallergenic; free of any fragrances or preservatives. The active ingredient in the ointment is Petrolatum (it contains 41 per cent) and the inactive ingredients are made up of Bisabolol, Ceresin, Glycerin, Lanolin Alcohol, Mineral Oil and Panthenol.
Aquaphor Ointment is suitable for people with all skin types and can be used in conjunction with other products like the Aquaphor Baby Gentle Wash & Shampoo and Baby Healing Ointment. The Eucerin skin care line offers a range of hypoallergenic products including a: Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, Everyday Protection Face Lotion SPF 30, Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Skin Crème, Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Skin Lotion SPF 15, Eucerin Original Moisturizing Crème, PLUS Intensive Repair Hand Crème, PLUS Intensive Repair Body Crème, PLUS Intensive Repair Lotion, Calming Crème and Calming Itch-Relief Treatment.
Aquaphor Ointment typically retails for around £3 in 2009. However, various websites that specialise in selling cosmetic and skin products often sell the product for less money. Such websites also provide coupons and specials. The official Eucerin website allows users to register for their newsletter which includes additional discounts and savings (see Resources).