What is Cetaphil Moisturising Lotion?
Cetaphil Moisturising Lotion is a form of treatment that helps the skin to look and feel at its best. It helps to restore moisture that has been lost due to dry skin. This lotion is fragrance-free and does not block the pores of the skin. This lotion works to restore the skin’s natural protective barrier that has been damaged, causing dry skin.
How is dry skin caused?
Dry skin occurs when the skin barrier becomes damaged because of a number of potential factors. These causes are either caused by external factors or internal factors. External factors that can cause dry skin include:
- The weather
- Seasons – Summer and winter especially
- UV rays
- Washing the skin
- Strong soaps
- Some medications
Internal factors that can dry out the skin and cause sensitivity to include:
- Hormones changes – Such as the menopause
- Family history- If there is a history of dry skin in the family, then you are more likely to get it yourself
- Your diet
Not all causes of dry skin can be controlled. Having the right treatment for you can reduce its effects and restore the skin’s natural barrier though.
Who is this Cetaphil Lotion suitable for?
This lotion is suitable for those who are looking for a lotion that helps to keep the skin healthy. It should not be used by anyone who is allergic to any of the ingredients that are contained in the lotion. If you are using any treatment for skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis, then this lotion can be used as a supplement to improve the treatment.
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use this lotion?
There is no evidence to suggest that someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding could not use this lotion. Though it is recommended that anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding consults a medical professional for advice before using this lotion.
How should Cetaphil Moisturising Lotion be used?
This lotion can be used as and when necessary to moisturise the skin. For the best results, use on wet skin.
Are there any side effects?
Any side effect will likely be as a result of an allergic reaction. If you notice a side effect, stop using and speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record a side effect using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
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