What Is Oilatum?

Updated April 17, 2017

Oilatum is a line of skin care products manufactured by Stiefel Laboratories. Oilatum products are designed to relieve dry, sensitive and itchy skin. Oilatum products have existed for over 30 years and are frequently recommended by dermatologists in the treatment of eczema. Oilatum products can be purchased at many pharmacies and websites.

Cleansing Bar

Oilatum's Cleansing Bar gently removes make-up and dirt without drying or stripping skin of its natural oils. The Oilatum Cleansing Bar's mild formula makes is safe to use on sensitive skin.


Oilatum Emollient hydrates skin and treats eczema. Oilatum Emollient can be added to the bath or used directly on the skin. The emollient formula contains paraffin wax to moisturise skin.

Scalp Treatment

Oilatum Scalp Treatment Shampoo eliminates dandruff and relieves dry and itchy scalp. Oilatum Scalp Treatments does not contain artificial colours or perfumes and is safe to use on sensitive skin.

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