What is E45 Dermatological Emollient Wash Cream?
E45 Wash Cream provides everyday cleansing that is gentle and effective for very dry, sensitive and itchy skin. The formula is free from irritating detergents and moisturises, leaving skin feeling clean and protected from further drying.
What is eczema?
Eczema is a condition that causes the skin to become itchy, dry and cracked. Some people only have small patches of skin that are affected, but others may experience eczema all over the body. Although it can affect any part of the body, it most often affects the hands, insides of the elbows, backs of the knees, face and scalp.
When to see a doctor:
See a GP if you have experienced the following symptoms for long periods of time in the last 12 months:
- Visibly irritated red skin in the creases of your skin (e.g insides of elbows or behind the knees).
- Generally very dry skin.
- A history of asthma or hayfever.
How can we treat eczema and dry skin conditions?
Many different treatments can be used to control the symptoms caused by eczema including:
- Reducing scratching.
- Avoiding triggers such as perfumed products and harsh soaps.
- Moisturising products that are used regularly to provide moisture, like E45 Emollient wash.
- Anti-inflammatory medicines used to reduce swelling, redness and itching.
How do emollients work?
Emollients are moisturising treatments that are applied on the skin to soothe and provide hydration. They work by providing a protective film over the skin to trap in moisture. They also help to prevent inflammation and flare-ups of eczema and other dry skin conditions. There lots of different type of emollient products including:
- Good for hairy or damaged areas of skin.
- Thin and spread easily.
- Absorbed quickly.
- Cleans without drying out the skin.
- Provides moisture whilst cleansing.
E45 Emollient wash is a substitute for traditional soap cleansers.
How E45 Wash Cream can help.
This product is clinically proven to be suitable for dry, sensitive and eczema-prone skin. Its gentle formula is non-foaming, non-drying and is free from soap and perfumes to prevent irritation. E45 Wash Cream preserves the skin’s PH which keeps it protected from bacteria and helps to maintain moisture. Skin feels clean and moisturised.
Who is this product suitable for?
This product is suitable for anyone with dry skin and is recommended by dermatologists for treating dry skin conditions including eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and ichthyosis. How to use E45 Emollient Wash.
How to use E45 Emollient Wash.
Apply to wet skin on hands or body. Massage gently, then rinse off with water. Gently pat your skin dry with a towel.
When NOT to use this product.
Do NOT use this product if you are allergic to any of the listed ingredients (see ingredients tab for full list). Discontinue use if you experience any discomfort or irritation whilst using this product.
- Dimethicone, Liquid Paraffin
- Aqua, Petrolatum, Isopropyl Palmitate. Octyldodecanol, Sorbitan Stearate, Paraffinum Liquidum Polysorbate 60, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Poloxamer 407, Chlorhexidine Digluconate, Acetic Acid BHT
Everything You Need to Know About Eczema
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I have come out in a rash after using E45 Emollient Wash Cream. What ingredient am I likely to be allergic to?!
E45 Emollient Wash Cream soothes your skin and helps prevent dryness by helping your skin retain its natural moisture.
Free from soap and detergents, E45 Emollient Wash Cream has been developed so it’s gentle enough for everyday use.
The mild, creamy formulation does not foam, it cleans without drying and is perfume-free.
The ingredients are Paraffinum Liquidum, Petrolatum, Cera Microcrystallina, Synthetic Wax, Carnauba, Zinc Oxide, Laureth-4, C12-13 Pareth-3, Cetyl Dimethicone, Aluminium Stearate, Stearic Acid
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