Hydromol Ointment 500g
Hydromol Ointment 500g
Hydromol Ointment can be used to provide moisture for any skin condition where dry skin is a factor. It can also be used under wet wraps or as a night treatment. Hydromol Ointment is free from fragrances, colours and preservatives and is gentle enough to use on the most sensitive of skin.
- Moisturizing and hydrating the skin
- Soothing dry, itchy, or scaly skin
- Forming a protective barrier on the skin to prevent water loss
- Reducing irritation and inflammation of the skin
- Improving the overall health and appearance of the skin
How do emollients such as Hydromol Ointment help treat dry skin?
Emollients are substances that are used to soften and moisturize the skin. They work by forming a protective barrier on the skin's surface, which helps to retain moisture and prevent the loss of natural oils. This can help to reduce irritation and inflammation, and promote healing of the skin. Emollients are often used to treat conditions such as eczema and other forms of dermatitis, which are characterized by dry, itchy, and scaly skin. By providing a source of moisture and reducing water loss from the skin, emollients can help to relieve these symptoms and improve the overall health and appearance of the skin. In addition to their moisturizing effects, emollients can also have a calming effect on the skin, which can help to reduce redness and irritation.
What does Hydromol Ointment treat?
Hydromol is an emollient, which is a type of moisturizing skin product. Emollients are used to help soothe and hydrate dry, itchy, or scaly skin. They are not used to treat a specific medical condition, but rather to improve the overall health and appearance of the skin. Some people may use emollients to help relieve symptoms of conditions like eczema, psoriasis, or dermatitis, but it is important to speak with a healthcare provider to determine the appropriate treatment for these conditions.
Are there any side effects of treating the skin with an emollient such as Hydromol Ointment?
Generally, emollients are well-tolerated and do not cause significant side effects. However, some people may experience mild side effects when using an emollient, such as a feeling of warmth or stinging on the skin. In rare cases, an allergic reaction to an emollient may occur, which can cause symptoms like redness, itching, or swelling. If you experience any side effects when using an emollient, it is important to speak with a healthcare provider for advice on how to manage them. It is also important to read the label and follow the instructions for use provided with the product.
Does Hydromol Ointment contain steroids?
Hydromol Ointment does not contain steroids. It contains emollients which helps moisturise the skin, for example glycerin, urea, and lactic acid.
Can Hydromol Ointment be used on the face?
Yes, an Hydromol Ointment can be used on the face. Emollients are moisturizing agents that help to soften the skin. It is recommended to test on small surface first before applying the ointment to a larger area. There is also a risk of the emollient coming into contact with your eyes when applying it to the face. If you get any emollient in your eyes, rinse with plenty of warm water.
What is eczema?
Eczema is a skin condition that can affect people of all ages. Most commonly it affects the face, neck, and the insides of the elbows, knees, and ankles but can occur anywhere in the body and manifests itself through itchy and dry skin, sometimes inflamed and red. There are ways to treat it and recommended to speak to a dermatologist to properly diagnose and discuss suitable treatments.
What are common symptoms of Eczema?
- Intense itching
- Dry and scaly skin
- Redness and or inflammation
- Red bumps or patches
- Crusting or scabbing
- Thickened and sometimes leathery skin
What is scaly skin?
Scaly skin is skin that has become dry and rough and dead skin appearing on the surface. The skin may also look and feel tight and uncomfortable. Scaly skin can be caused by a variety of factors including eczema, dry weather or other medications as a side effect.
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Usage and Instructions
Adults, children and the elderly: massage into the skin as often as required.
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