Dermatology Handbook

The professional's guide to product selection

Emollient washes (including shower preparations)

Aquamax Wash

Aquamax Wash

An emollient wash that is free from sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS), lanolin and parabens

Care Aqueous Emollient Cream (SLS Free)

Care Aqueous Emollient Cream (SLS Free)

This gentle yet effective two-in-one emollient and soap substitute is perfect for keeping dry and flaky skin in tip-top condition. Fragrance and colour free, it can be used as an emollient to put valuable moisture back into dry skin, or in the bathroom as a non-drying alternative to soap or shower gel

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser

A mild formulation that gently moisturises and removes unwanted impurities, without stripping the skin's natural protective oils and emollients, or upsetting the pH balance. Soothing and fragrance free, daily use relieves the dryness often caused by medicated skin products without itching or irritation

Cetaphil Restoraderm Skin Restoring Body Wash

Cetaphil Restoraderm Skin Restoring Body Wash

The body wash includes skin-nourishing oils in a soap-free foaming wash that gently cleanses without irritation or drying of skin. The wash contains innovative ingredients to preserve moisture content, enhance the skin's integrity and rebuild the natural barrier function. It is ideal as part of the daily management of dry skin for the whole family

Doublebase Emollient Bath Additive

Doublebase Emollient Bath Additive

Doublebase Emollient Bath Additive contains 65% liquid paraffin, which has moisturising and skin-softening properties, and is specially formulated to disperse in bath water

Doublebase Emollient Shower Gel and Doublebase Emollient Wash Gel

Doublebase Emollient Shower Gel and Doublebase Emollient Wash Gel

Doublebase Emollient Shower Gel and Doublebase Emollient Wash GelĀ are designed to deliver emollient ingredients into the stratum corneum when gently applied to areas of dry skin. They are relatively non-greasy, despite their high oil content. The oily ingredients, isopropyl myristate and liquid paraffin, encourage rehydration and softening of dry skin by forming an occlusive barrier within the skin surface, which reduces drying resulting from evaporation of water diffusing from the underlying layers. Both products are suitable for use as a soap substitute owing to the presence of a non-ionic emulsifier (cetomacrogol)

E45 Wash Cream

E45 Wash Cream

E45 Wash Cream is an emollient soap substitute that is clinically proven to wash dry and itchy skin conditions

Oilatum Shower Gel Fragrance-Free

Oilatum Shower Gel Fragrance-Free

Oilatum Shower Gel Fragrance-Free contains light liquid paraffin, which exerts an emollient effect by forming an occlusive oil film on the stratum corneum. This prevents excessive evaporation of water from the skin surface and improves hydration

QV Gentle Wash

QV Gentle Wash

Soap free wash containing glycerol 15%. Dermatologically tested and pH balanced. Free from SLS, colour, fragrance, propylene glycol, urea, lanolin or its derivatives. Non-comodegenic formula.