Benefits: This medication is used as a moisturizer to treat or prevent dry, rough, scaly, itchy skin and minor skin irritations (e.g., diaper rash, skin burns from radiation therapy). Emollients are substances that soften and moisturize the skin and decrease itching and flaking. Some products (e.g., zinc oxide, white petrolatum) are used mostly to protect the skin against irritation (e.g., from wetness). Ingredients:
Directions: Squeeze a little more than a pea-sized amount into your palm. Warm up moisturizer in hands. Apply to cheeks using gentle circular motion. Apply to the forehead and rest of the face. Use light, gentle upward strokes, especially on the neck.