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petrolatum

“Petrolatum has an immediate barrier-repairing effect in delipidized stratum corneum.” – American Journal of Clinical Dermatology 2003;4(11):771-88. Role of topical emollients and moisturizers in the treatment of dry skin barrier disorders.

  • Typically used on dry and/or damaged skin
  • Found in ointments and often water-in-oil emulsions or cream emulsions;
  • Provides an occlusive barrier that reduces transepidermal water loss;
  • Protects irritated inflamed skin from external irritants to promote moisture retention and allow barrier repair

Patented Formulas using Petrolatum & the companies that own them

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