What is Hydromol Bath and Shower Emollient?
Hydromol Bath and Shower Emollient is an additive that can be used when bathing or showering to prevent the skin from drying out. The deeply hydrating formula moisturises and softens the skin. This product iis suitable for those who suffer with dry skin and eczema. The emollient oil can either be added to a warm bath or applied directly to wet skin in the shower. Unlike some other bath and shower emollient products, the oils fully disperse in the water and do not leave a residue in the bath or shower. If you’re looking for a soothing, effective bathing emollient product to help relieve itchy, dry skin, try Hydromol Bath and Shower emollient.
How can an emollient help dry skin conditions?
When our skin becomes dry it can crack which weakens our skin’s natural protective barrier. This can allow irritants and germs to penetrate the skin which can cause it to become infected and irritated. Emollients are deeply moisturising treatments that help to keep the skin hydrated and strengthen the protective barrier. They can help to soothe skin that is irritated, itchy and uncomfortable, as well as keeping the skin supple and flexible which can prevent cracks.
How does Hydromol work?
Hydromol works in 2 ways. It can replace traditional soap, shower gels and bubble baths which can contain ingredients such as detergents or fragrances which can irritate dry or damaged skin. It also leaves a fine layer on top of the skin which helps to trap moisture and prevent the skin from drying out whilst bathing. The combination of emollient oils is designed to relieve itching and softens the skin during cleansing.
How to use this product
Always use this product exactly as described by your doctor. This product is for external use only and should only be applied topically (to the skin) and should always be added to a bath or applied directly to wet skin. This product is suitable for adults, elderly, children and infants, as well as pregnant and breast-feeding women.
For use in the bath
Adults elderly and children: Add 1 - 3 capfuls to a 20 centimeter (8 inch) bath of water - soak for 10 to 15 minutes.
Infants: Add ½ - 2 capfuls to a small bath of water.
For use in the shower
Pour a small quantity onto a wet sponge or flannel before rubbing onto wet skin. Rinse and pat dry.
Take care to avoid slipping in the bath or shower. Avoid contact with the eyes. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water.
When NOT to use this product
Do NOT use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients (see ingredients tab for full list). Speak to your doctor or a Chemist4U pharmacist BEFORE using this product if you are using or have recently used any other medicines, which are applied to the skin, as they may interfere with Hydromol Bath and Shower Emollient.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
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