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Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm

Expert skin care for very dry and even cracked skin - clinically proven to support skin regeneration

This water-free ointment creates the ideal environment to support the recovery process of dry, damaged or irritated skin. 

Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm is clinically proven to accelerate skin regeneration to aid the healing of extremely dry, damaged or irritated skin. 

This water-free, paraffin-based formulation helps the skin to heal faster by creating the ideal wound healing environment. It quickly generates a semi-permeable, protective barrier over the skin which maintains the natural rate of water vapour, thereby keeping the damaged skin moist to accelerate regeneration. This protective barrier also absorbs and holds the recovering skin’s natural wound healing exudates. The active ingredients Panthenol and Bisabolol are also both clinically proven to accelerate skin regeneration. It also contains Glycerin to moisturise and strengthen the skin barrier.

In addition to its effectiveness in aiding healing, it also conditions and soothes the skin, and has clinically proven efficacy in the treatment of extremely dry, chapped, cracked or irritated skin caused by a superficial dermatological treatment such as laser therapy, a chemical peel or dermabrasion. It is also recommended for skin care use in Xerosis, occupational dry skin. It is also gentle enough for use on babies, and is excellent for soothing nappy rash (diaper rash). It only has a minimal number of ingredients and is therefore well tolerated. 

Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm is well tolerated, gentle, non-acnegenic, non-comedogenic, odourless, and free of fragrances, colourants, alcohol and preservatives that could cause irritation or contact dermatitis.

Clinical studies

Superficial Wound Regeneration
The effect of Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm on the rate of regeneration of superficial, partial thickness blister wounds was assessed in a 10 day dermatological study which enrolled 25 patients between the ages of 18 and 50.

Repeated Insult Patch Test 

The cumulative irritancy and the sensitisation potential was assessed in a 5-week dermatological study which enrolled 202 patients who did not have any visible skin disease, and were between 17 to 65 years old.

Laser Wounding Model Study
The rate of regeneration of laser wounds was assessed in an 18-day, double-blind dermatological study with 20 subjects.

Post-Laser Treatmen
Evaluation of the safety in Post-Laser Resurfacing Wound Care, 100 patients between 17 and 78 years of age were enrolled in a study which investigated change in the wound site, such as erythema, pruritus, edema, burning sensations, pain etc., due to irritant or elicitation of contact allergy.

Instructions

  • Apply as frequently as needed on affected areas.
  • Do not use on open, bleeding or wet wounds.

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Skin hydration and regeneration for all parts of the body

Women uses care on cheek

Apply gently small amounts on dry areas of your face.

Women uses care on fingers

To reduce the signs of even very dry skin on fingers, apply as much Aquaphor as needed and gently massage into skin. It is recommendable to do this after hand washing.

Women uses care on legs and feet

Dry, scaly or itchy skin on knees can be smoothed by applying Aquaphor frequently. Especially after showering, Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm moisturises skin immediately. 

Do's and dont's

Use Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Balm if …

Try a different product if…

You want a product that is clinically proven to be suitable for use on skin that has recently undergone laser therapy.

Eucerin Aquaphor Repairing Ointment is proven to improve skin condition overnight and results continue to improve with regular use.

You want a product that is clinically proven to be suitable for use on skin that has recently undergone a chemical peel.

 Eucerin Aquaphor Repairing Ointment smooths and softens very dry and cracked skin on your feet.

You want a product that is clinically proven to be suitable for use on skin with Xerosis.

Eucerin Aquaphor is suitable for use on babies over three months old.

You want a product that is clinically proven for use on occupational dry skin.

Eucerin Aquaphor Repairing Ointment supports skin regeneration after chemical peels and laser therapy but should only be used on skin that is fully re-epithelialized (i.e. not on open wounds).

You do not have damaged skin, but have dry skin which is not extremely dry , cracked or chapped:

Try a product from the Eucerin UreaRepair Plus range.

You have persistent dry or damaged skin:

In case of any concerns or a persistent skin condition, seek advice from a pharmacist or doctor.

You have dry skin and want a product to protect it from the sun:

Try a product from the Eucerin Sun Range, such as Eucerin Sun Lotion for Dry Skin SPF 50+.

Frequently asked questions

Does Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm support healing?

Yes, it is clinically proven to support the skin's natural regeneration. 

Is it possible to use too much Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm?

No, however it is recommended that you do not apply too much, as the skin can only absorb a certain amount (which varies depending on your skin’s condition).

Is Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm suitable for use on babies’ skin?

Yes, it is gentle enough for use on babies’ skin.

Is Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm suitable for use after a superficial dermatological treatment, such as laser therapy, a chemical peel, or dermabrasion?

Yes, it is clinically proven to be suitable and effective at soothing skin that has recently undergone a superficial dermatological treatment, such as laser therapy, a chemical peel, or dermabrasion.

Is Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm suitable for use on skin that is extremely dry, cracked or chapped?

Yes, it is effective at soothing skin that is extremely dry, cracked or chapped.

Is Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Balm suitable for use on skin with Xerosis?

Yes, it is clinically proven to be suitable for skin with Xerosis

Is Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Balm suitable for use on occupational dry skin?

Yes, it is clinically proven to be effective at hydrating and soothing occupational dry skin.

Is Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Balm is suitable for use on damaged skin that has become infected?

In the case of an infection you should always consult a doctor or pharmacist.

Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm Expert skin care for very dry and even cracked skin - clinically proven to support skin regeneration

When skin is extremely dry, it is important to have products that will aid the road to repair. Skin needs a healthy amount of hydration to recover, yet too much moisture can impede regeneration.

Skin regeneration occurs best under a semi-permeable, protective barrier which maintains a natural rate of evaporation. Eucerin Aquaphor products are clinically proven to support the regeneration of skin.

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