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Topical emollients

Other names: emollients, moisturizers, topical moisturizers

What are Topical emollients

Topical emollients are creams, lotions, or ointments that contain ingredients that soothe and soften the skin. The word emollient means a preparation that softens the skin. Another name for an emollient is a moisturizer.

Occlusive emollients such as lanolin, emulsifying ointment, and liquid paraffin work by covering the skin with a protective film, preventing water loss. Humectant emollients contain ingredients such as urea, glycerol, propylene glycol or lactic acid that attract and hold water in the top layer of skin. Some emollients may contain ingredients to reduce itching or prevent infection.

Topical emollients can be used on a daily basis to improve skin hydration in people prone to dry skin. They may also be used in the treatment of skin conditions characterized by dryness or scaliness, such as eczema or psoriasis. Regular use may lessen the use of active topical treatments such as topical corticosteroids.

The choice of emollient depends on a person's skin condition and their preference for a greasy or light product.

List of Topical emollients:

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CeraVe (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
10
Corn Huskers Lotion (More...)
generic name: emollients
1 review
   
10
Kerafoam (Pro, More...)
generic name: urea
1 review
   
10
Kerol (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
10
Lac-Hydrin (Pro, More...)
generic name: ammonium lactate
2 reviews
   
10
Mederma (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
10
Rea Lo 40 (More...)
generic name: urea
1 review
   
10
Salvax Duo (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid/urea
1 review
   
10
AmLactin (More...)
generic name: ammonium lactate
3 reviews
   
9.7
Carmol 20 (More...)
generic name: urea
2 reviews
   
9.7
X-Viate (Pro, More...)
generic name: urea
5 reviews
   
9.6
Carmol 40 (More...)
generic name: urea
2 reviews
   
9.5
Kerol Redi-Cloths (More...)
generic name: urea
1 review
   
9.0
Lubriderm (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
9.0
Nutraplus (More...)
generic name: urea
1 review
   
9.0
Bag Balm (More...)
generic name: emollients
1 review
   
8.0
Aveeno (More...)
generic name: emollients
2 reviews
   
4.5
Cetaphil Lotion (More...)
generic name: emollients
1 review
   
1.0
Aloe Grande (More...)
generic name: vitamins a, d, and e
0 reviews
   
0.0
AlphaSoft (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Aluvea (Pro, More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
AmLactin AP (More...)
generic name: ammonium lactate/pramoxine
0 reviews
   
0.0
Aqua Care (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Aquaphilic with Urea (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Aquaphor (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Atrac-Tain (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Baby Lotion (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Baby Oil (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Baza Clear (More...)
generic name: vitamin a & d
0 reviews
   
0.0
Blistex Lip Balm (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Carb-O-Lac5 (More...)
generic name: ammonium lactate/urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Carb-O-Lac HP (More...)
generic name: ammonium lactate/urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Carb-O-Philic / 10 (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Carb-O-Sal5 (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid/urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Carmex (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Carmol (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
CEM-Urea (Pro, More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Cerovel (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Chap Stick (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Curel Moisture Lotion (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Dermasorb XM (Pro, More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Epimide 50 (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Eucerin (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Geri-Hydrolac (More...)
generic name: ammonium lactate
0 reviews
   
0.0
Gold Bond Ultimate Healing (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Gordons Urea (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Gormel (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Hydro 35 (Pro, More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Hydro 40 Foam (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
K-Y Jelly (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Kera-42 (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Keralac (Pro, More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Keralac Nailstik (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Kera Nail (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Kerasal (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid/urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Kerasal AL (More...)
generic name: ammonium lactate
0 reviews
   
0.0
Kerasal Ultra 20 (More...)
generic name: ammonium lactate/urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Keratol 45 (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Keri Lotion (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Kerol AD (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Kinerase (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Laclotion (Pro, More...)
generic name: ammonium lactate
0 reviews
   
0.0
Lan-O-Soothe (More...)
generic name: lanolin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Lanolor Cream (More...)
generic name: lanolin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Lansinoh for Breast Feeding Mothers (More...)
generic name: lanolin
0 reviews
   
0.0
Latrix (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Moisturel (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Natural Ice (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Neutrogena Lotion (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Nivea (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Nutraderm (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
OraMagic Rx (More...)
generic name: aloe vera
0 reviews
   
0.0
Pacquin (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Phisoderm (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Pretty Feet & Hands (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
RE-U40 (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Rea Lo 39 (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Remeven (Pro, More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Replens (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Rinnovi Nail System (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Salvax Duo Plus (More...)
generic name: salicylic acid/urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Soft Sense (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
St. Ives (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Sween (More...)
generic name: vitamin a & d
0 reviews
   
0.0
Tender Care (More...)
generic name: lanolin
0 reviews
   
0.0
U-Kera (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
U40 (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Ultralytic (More...)
generic name: ammonium lactate/urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Ultralytic 2 (More...)
generic name: ammonium lactate/urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Umecta (Pro, More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Umecta Mousse (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Umecta Nail Film (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Umecta PD (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Uramaxin (Pro, More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Uramaxin GT (Pro, More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Uramaxin TS (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
URE-K (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Ureacin-10 (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Urealac (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Urevaz (More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Utopic (Pro, More...)
generic name: urea
0 reviews
   
0.0
Vaseline Intensive Care (More...)
generic name: emollients
0 reviews
   
0.0
Vita-Ray (More...)
generic name: vitamins a, d, and e
0 reviews
   
0.0
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