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Synonyms for emollient

Synonyms for emollient

toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin

having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin

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Dylan Griffiths advises applying emollient by smoothing it in along the line of hair growth rather than rubbing it in He says thicker products applied upwards can block hair follicles.
Applying AAK's highly functional shea technology with Sonneborn's long trusted emollient expertise has created a new class of emollient meeting the ever increasing needs of consumers for naturally inspired high performance personal care," said John O'Keefe, AAK director, personal care, North America.
The increasing use of emollient esters in personal care products has triggered the growth of these esters.
The report covers the global emollient esters market by its types as simple and complex emollients esters, by applications in skincare, cosmetics, haircare, and others, and company profiles of BASF SE, Evonik Industries AG, Lubrizol Corporation, Lonza Group Ltd.
Skinfix says its combination of natural medicinal ingredients, vitamins, minerals and emollient oils has been healing the skin of people since 1850.
Aqueous cream was originally designed as an emollient wash product but is often advised as a leave on emollient.
Emollients soften the skin, aid in restoring the impaired barrier function, reduce itching, prevent moisture from leaving the skin and increase the efficacy of topical corticosteroids (TCS).
Participating families were randomized to either once-daily application of an emollient to the baby's entire body except the scalp and diaper area starting before age 3 weeks and continuing for 6 months, or to a control group that agreed to refrain from regular use of emollients.
This investigation of patients' emollient creams also linked several preservative-free products that were found to be contaminated with S aureas with serious skin infections, and their follow-up audit of the 125 samples also found that even some creams with approved preservatives were contaminated.
The oil phase of the system consists of diethylhexyl carbonate, a light good spreading emollient and of the emulsifier system, polyglycery laurate and dilauryl citrate.
Preterm infants of <33 weeks gestational age were randomized to high-linoleate sunflower seed oil, Aquaphor Original Emollient Ointment[TM], or the comparison group (usual care).
Of course, in my low-rent world of parties, the gift bags are filled with boobie prizes: a month-old magazine I already read, a 3/4-milliliter bottle of tap water, a jar of make-up so off-color it could only be used by tanning-bed addicts, and a tube of some sort of emollient so past its expiration date that it could easily be confiscated by a TSA agent as a terrorist threat.
50, contains seaweed extract, emollient oils and natural rice flour to soften rough feet and leave them smooth and touchable.
Throughout south Asia, for example, mustard-seed oil is the emollient most commonly used on infants.
For example, if the manufacturer puts in an emollient that keeps the hand supple and soft, but the emollient is incompatible with another common ingredient, say chlorhexidine gluconate, you might not be getting the antimicrobial efficacy you presumed you were buying.