Dermatology Handbook

The professional's guide to product selection

Humectant moisturisers

AproDerm Colloidal Oat Cream

AproDerm Colloidal Oat Cream

AproDerm Colloidal Oat Cream is suitable from birth and is free from paraffin, SLS, parabens, benzyl alcohol, fragrances and colours. An effective soap substitute and leave-on emollient with humectant properties, which is vegan-friendly and cruelty-free. AproDerm Colloidal Oat Cream contains 1% avena sativa kernel flour which protects and restores the skin barrier, as well as soothing the itch, irritation and redness associated with dry skin conditions. Colloidal oat cleanses the skin by absorbing dirt and dead skin cells and has a buffering action to help maintain the skin’s normal pH levels. Now available in a new pump bottle made from 25% less plastic.

Aquadrate

Smooth-textured, unperfumed, white-to-off-white cream, containing 10% w/w urea in white soft paraffin.

Aveeno Cream

Formulated with naturally active colloidal oatmeal and fragrance free. This cream is proven to restore the epidermal barrier and is clinically proven to soothe and relieve dry, irritated skin from day one. It is also suitable for adults and babies from 3 months who may be prone to eczema.

Aveeno Lotion

Formulated with naturally active colloidal oatmeal, this easily absorbed, fragrance-free, non-greasy lotion relieves dry and sensitive skin. Regular use provides long-lasting protection. It is suitable for adults and babies from 3 months who may be prone to eczema.

CeraVe Moisturising Cream

CeraVe Moisturising Cream

CeraVe Moisturising Cream is a rich, oil-free cream specifically formulated to moisturise sensitive skin that is dry to very dry and prone to irritation. Suitable for use on eczema and atopic skin. Enriched with three essential ceramides (ceramide 1, 3 and 6-II), glycerin and hyaluronic acid, it helps restore the skin’s natural barrier. Containing patented MVE delivery technology, it allows gradual release of the formula to help deliver controlled, long-lasting hydration for up to 24 hours. The formula is hypo-allergenic, fragrance-free, paraben-free and SLS free, and has a non-greasy, quick-dress texture.

CeraVe Moisturising Lotion

CeraVe Moisturising Lotion

CeraVe Moisturising Lotion is a lightweight, oil-free lotion specifically formulated to moisturise sensitive skin that is dry to very dry and prone to irritation. Suitable for use on eczema and atopic skin. Enriched with three essential ceramides (ceramide 1, 3 and 6-II), glycerin and hyaluronic acid, it helps restore the skin’s natural barrier. Containing patented MVE delivery technology, it allows gradual release of the formula to help deliver controlled, long-lasting hydration for up to 24 hours. The formula is hypo-allergenic, fragrance-free, paraben-free and SLS free, and has a non-greasy, quick-dress texture.

Cetaphil Restoraderm Skin Restoring Body Moisturiser

Complementing the body wash, this non-greasy, quick-absorbing moisturiser is specially developed to restore the skin’s moisture and soothe dry, itchy and eczema-prone skin. Free of preservatives and fragrances, it uses advanced technological formulations to enhance the skin’s ability to retain moisture and restore the natural barrier function

Cetraben Cream

Cetraben Cream

An emollient, moisturising and protective cream containing 13.2% white soft paraffin, 10.5% light liquid paraffin and 4.5% glycerol. Free from fragrance, colouring, SLS, lanolin and parabens.

Cetraben Lotion

Cetraben Lotion

An emollient, moisturising and protective lotion containing 5% white soft paraffin, 4% light liquid paraffin and 3% glycerol. Free from fragrance, colouring, SLS, lanolin and parabens.

Doublebase Dayleve Gel

Doublebase Dayleve Gel is a long-lasting highly emollient and protective hydrating base. It may also be used as an adjunct to other topical treatments. The oily ingredients, isopropl myristate and liquid paraffin, encourage rehydration and softening of dry skin by forming an occlusive barrier within the skin surface, thus reducing drying as a result of the evaporation of water diffusing from the underlying layers. Can be used as little as twice a day, morning and night

Doublebase Once

Doublebase Once is a once daily, highly moisturising and protective emollient gel for the management of dry skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and ichthyosis. An advanced gel formulation, specially formulated to provide at least 24 hours’ hydration from one application. An effective, easy to apply alternative to ointments for patient convenience.

Dry Skin Balm

Dry Skin Balm

10% urea-based moisturiser with a modern carrier base. It absorbs easily to reduce callus and anhidrosis quickly and effectively. Free of parabens.

Epaderm Cream

A 2-in-1 emollient and cleanser containing glycerine, liquid paraffin, yellow soft paraffin and emulsifying wax. Suitable for all ages, this cream is non-greasy and easily absorbed into the skin, and is free from fragrance, colouring and SLS.

Epaderm Junior Cream

A 2-in-1 emollient and cleanser containing glycerine, liquid paraffin, yellow soft paraffin and emulsifying wax. Suitable for all ages, including babies, Epaderm Junior Cream is free from fragrance, colouring and SLS

EPIMAX ExCetra Cream

EPIMAX ExCetra Cream

An emollient for the relief of eczema, psoriasis, and other dry skin conditions. It can be used as a soap substitute for washing; and contains 13.2% white soft paraffin, and 10.5% light liquid paraffin. It is free from sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS), lanolin, parabens, and perfumes.

Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm

Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm

Clinically proven to help support the skin’s own regeneration process. Creates a protective barrier that allows passage of water vapour. Preservative and fragrance-free, reducing the chance of further irritation and gentle enough to use on babies. Contains Panthenol, Glycerin and Bisabalol.

Eucerin Urea Repair Plus 10% Urea Lotion

Gives very dry, rough body skin the daily care it needs. It contains a unique combination of ingredients (urea, ceramide and other natural moisturising factors), which bind moisture in and repair the skin’s natural protective barrier to prevent further moisture loss. The formula has been clinically and dermatologically proven to deliver immediate relief and intense, long-lasting moisturisation, delaying dryness and roughness for up to 48 hours.

Eucerin UreaRepair Original 10% Urea Cream

Contains 10% urea and lactate. Long-lasting moisturisation for smaller areas that require intensive care. Intensive moisturisation for the treatment of dry, itchy and flaky skin conditions.

Eucerin UreaRepair Original 5% Urea Cream

Eucerin UreaRepair Original 5% Urea Cream

Intensive moisturiser specially formulated with 5% urea for daily care of dry skin. Actively helps replenish the urea lost when the skin becomes dry and improves skin’s ability to retain moisture

Flexitol 10% Urea Cream

Flexitol 10% Urea Cream

Flexitol 10% Urea Cream contains 10% urea in a blend of emollients and skin conditioning agents to provide moisturisation and hydration

Flexitol 25% Urea Heel Balm

Flexitol 25% Urea Heel Balm

Contains 25% urea, as well as other skin nourishing ingredients to deeply penetrate into the skin for intense moisturisation and hydration. It is suitable for general and diabetic foot care.

Flexitol Hand Balm

Flexitol Hand Balm

Provides long-lasting moisturisation and rapid hydration for the relief of very dry hands. The highly effective, non-greasy formulation easily absorbs to improve skin hydration. Suitable for daily use. Apply morning and night for best results.

Flexitol Hard Skin & Callus Balm

Flexitol Hard Skin & Callus Balm

An intensely softening balm that has been formulated to hydrate and remove hard skin build up without the need for filling. It contains 22% urea and a blend of exfoliating acids which penetrate and exfoliate hard or callused skin without harming the skin underneath. It works to restore moisturising ingredients to the skin, promoting the appearance of healthy looking skin and softer feet within 3 days.

Flexitol Intensely Nourishing Foot Cream

Flexitol Intensely Nourishing Foot Cream

Flexitol Intensely Nourishing Foot Cream is enriched with Vitamin E, and contains 10% Urea, in a rich and highly concentrated base, which leaves skin feeling soft and hydrated. This gentle, rapidly absorbed formula is suitable for use by those prone to very dry feet and legs.

Flexitol Platinum Express Heel Balm

Flexitol Platinum Express Heel Balm

Flexitol Platinum Heel Balm is clinically proven to rapidly repair cracked heels, with visible results in just 1 day. Developed to restore the skin’s natural moisturising factor, the easily absorbed advanced formulation combines 30% Urea with a rich moisturising base, providing intense hydration that leaves heels and feet looking and feeling soft and smooth.

Flexitol Rapid Relief Hand Balm

Flexitol Rapid Relief Hand Balm

Provides long-lasting moisturisation and rapid hydration for the relief of very dry hands. The highly effective, non-greasy formulation easily absorbs to improve skin hydration. Suitable for daily use. Apply morning and night for best results.

Flexitol Rapid Revive Overnight Cream

Flexitol Rapid Revive Overnight Cream

Flexitol Rapid Revive Overnight Cream provides overnight intense moisturisation for dry, rough and hard skin on the feet. Combining 30% Urea with other rich moisturising ingredients, it nourishes and hydrates feet leaving them soft and smooth, you should see a visible difference in as little as 1 night.

Flexitol Rescue Hard Skin & Callus Balm

Flexitol Rescue Hard Skin & Callus Balm

An intensely softening balm that has been formulated to hydrate and remove hard skin build up without the need for filling. It contains 22% urea and a blend of exfoliating acids that penetrate and exfoliate hard or callused skin without harming the skin underneath. It works to restore moisturising ingredients to the skin, promoting the appearance of healthy looking skin and softer feet within 3 days.

Flexitol Rescue Heel Balm

Flexitol Rescue Heel Balm

Flexitol Rescue Heel Balm is clinically proven to quickly and effectively treat and repair dry cracked skin leaving feet and heels that look and feel smooth and healthy. Our unique formulation of 25% urea combined with other skin nourishing ingredients has been designed to deeply penetrate the skin for intense hydration.

Flexitol Skin Balm

Flexitol Skin Balm

Flexitol Skin Balm contains urea in a blend of emollients and skin conditioning agents, providing moisturisation for very dry skin on the arms, legs, elbows and back. Suitable for daily use, Skin Balm is non-greasy and easily absorbed, helping protect skin while restoring and maintaining ideal skin hydrations levels

Footmender All In One Foot Cream

Footmender All In One Foot Cream has eight active ingredients that create the following effects: antimicrobial effect that prevents the regrowth of microorganisms for at least 12 hours; an exfoliating effect that removes dead skin cells; footmender binds and retains moisture in the skin; softens the skin; reduces skin sensitivity and slows the release of water; stabilises skin cell renewal; stimulates the healing of cracked skin and strengthens the skin’s barrier effect

Hydromol Cream

Hydromol Cream

Formulation containing sodium pyrrolidone carboxylate 2.5%, a powerful humectant that helps to restore the skin’s natural hydrating properties.

Hydromol Intensive

Hydromol Intensive

Contains yellow soft paraffin 32%, emulsifying wax 25.5% and liquid paraffin 42.5%. Intensive therapy for clinically dry skin and eczema with multi-modal hydrating action to complement Complete Emollient Therapy.

imuDERM

Soothing, protecting and hydrating emollient cream containing urea 5% and glycerine 5%. Apply plenty of product to achieve results.

Lipikar Baume AP+M

Lipikar Baume AP+M

A lipid replenishing balm for dry to very dry skin that is suitable for babies, children and adults. Enriched with Aqua Posae Filiformis, a new and exclusive patented ingredient, the formulation supports the microbiome balance of the skin as well as restores and preserves the skin barrier. The formula is developed using a minimum number of ingredients selected for their efficacy and safety, with no perfumes or parabens. The new texture quickly absorbs to ease and speed up daily application without being greasy, leaving a non-sticky feeling and is a high water based formulation with La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water.

Miclaro Oat Cream

Miclaro Oat Cream

Formulated with naturally active colloidal oatmeal for the relief of dry and sensitive skin. The natural starches found in the oatmeal help cleanse and maintain the skin’s natural balance, soothing inflammation and redness, while the proteins and lipids contained in oats moisturise dry and irritated skin by preventing trans epidermal water loss. The lotion is easily absorbed, non-greasy and relieves dry and sensitive skin with regular use. The cream restores the epidermal barrier while soothing and relieving dry and irritated skin. Both the cream and lotion contain avena sativa kernel flour 1%, are fragrance free and are suitable for adults and children over the age of 3 months.

Nutraplus

Nutraplus is a moisturising and protective cream containing urea, a recognised hydrating agent that has been widely used topically to treat dry or damaged skin

Oilatum Cream

Oilatum Cream

Oilatum is a moisturising cream that contains light liquid paraffin and white soft paraffin, which exert an emollient effect by forming an occlusive film that reduces trans-epidermal water loss, thus helping to maintain normal skin humidity levels. Polyvinylpyrrolidone enhances the strength and longevity of the occlusive film formed by the oil on the skin

Oilatum Junior Cream

Oilatum Junior Cream

A rich moisturising cream that is clinically proven to significantly reduce itching for 8 hours while also soothing, softening and rehydrating the skin.

Once Heel Balm

Once Heel Balm

Dermatonics Once Heel Balm, which requires just once daily application, is a 25% urea-based moisturiser with a modern carrier base. It has a less greasy feel and absorbs easily to reduce callus and anhidrosis quickly and effectively. Free of parabens.

QV Intensive Ointment

QV Intensive Ointment

Soothing and non-greasy, this highly emollient balm is suitable for areas of very dry skin. It is fragrance free, colour free, preservative free, water free, lanolin free, and non-comedogenic.

Ultraveen Itch Relief Cream

Ultraveen Itch Relief Cream

Ultraveen Itch Relief Cream synergistically combines 5% urea with Colloidal Oatmeal to provide rapid itch relief.

Zeroveen

Moisturising cream containing glycerol, liquid paraffin, isopropyl palmitate and Avena sativa kernel flour.