Care Aqueous Cream, 100g

  • For use as an emollient for softening & soothing skin.
  • For topical use as an external skin cleansing instead of soap
  • Softens & Moisturises Skin

  • For use as an emollient for softening & soothing skin.
  • For topical use as an external skin cleansing instead of soap
  • Softens & Moisturises Skin

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  • For use as an emollient for softening & soothing skin.
  • For topical use as an external skin cleansing instead of soap
  • Softens & Moisturises Skin

Care Aqueous Cream

Care Aqueous Cream has been formulated using a mixture of emulsifying ointment and water. This non-greasy moisturiser is ideal for the treatment of dry skin and is especially useful when suffering from eczema and dermatitis. Aqueous Cream helps to restore the skin to help it retain moisture and is suitable to use all over the body.

Care Aqueous Cream is an emollient used to relieve the symptoms of dry skin. It may also be used as a soap substitute for skin washing.

Care Aqueous Cream forms part of the Care range of tried and trusted remedies for everyday family ailments.

Aqueous Cream is used as a cleansing agent for your skin, and as an emollient to soothe and soften

Aqueous Cream used as a moisturiser to soften and sooth and rehydrate the skin, or as a cleanser instead of using soap to wash the skin

What Causes Dry Skin?

Dry skin isn’t usually serious. In most cases it’s caused by factors like hot or cold weather, low moisture in the air, and soaking in hot water.

You can do a lot on your own to improve your skin, including using moisturizers and avoiding harsh, drying soaps. But sometimes dry skin happens often or is severe. In these cases, you may need help from a doctor who specializes in skin (dermatologist)

Causes

Dry skin (xerosis) often has an environmental cause. Certain diseases also can significantly affect your skin. Potential causes of dry skin include:

  • Weather. Skin tends to be driest in winter, when temperatures and humidity levels plummet. But the season may not matter as much if you live in desert regions.
  • Heat. Central heating, wood-burning stoves, space heaters and fireplaces all reduce humidity and dry your skin.
  • Hot baths and showers. Taking long, hot showers or baths can dry your skin. So can frequent swimming, particularly in heavily chlorinated pools.
  • Harsh soaps and detergents. Many popular soaps, detergents and shampoos strip moisture from your skin as they are formulated to remove oil.
  • Other skin conditions. People with skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis (eczema) or psoriasis are prone to dry skin.

Risk factors

Anyone can develop dry skin. But you may be more likely to develop the condition if you:

  • Are in your 40s or older. The risk increases with age — more than 50 percent of older adults have dry skin.
  • Live in dry, cold or low-humidity climates.
  • Have a job that requires you to immerse your skin in water, such as nursing and hairstyling.
  • Swim frequently in chlorinated pools.

Complications

Dry skin is usually harmless. But when it’s not cared for, dry skin may lead to:

  • Atopic dermatitis (eczema). If you’re prone to develop this condition, excessive dryness can lead to activation of the disease, causing redness, cracking and inflammation.
  • Infections. Dry skin may crack, allowing bacteria to enter, causing infections.

These complications are most likely to occur when your skin’s normal protective mechanisms are severely compromised. For example, severely dry skin can cause deep cracks or fissures, which can open and bleed, providing an avenue for invading bacteria

Symptoms

Dry skin is often temporary — you get it only in winter, for example — but it may be a lifelong condition. Signs and symptoms of dry skin depend on your age, your health, where you live, time spent outdoors and the cause of the problem. Dry skin is likely to cause one or more of the following:

  • A feeling of skin tightness, especially after showering, bathing or swimming
  • Skin that feels and looks rough
  • Itching (pruritus)
  • Slight to severe flaking, scaling or peeling
  • Fine lines or cracks
  • Gray, ashy skin
  • Redness
  • Deep cracks that may bleed

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Price of  Care Aqueous Cream in UK

Buy Care Aqueous Cream at  Dock Pharmacy Essex UK, UK Online Pharmacy.

Patient Information Leaflet

 

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How To Use

How to use Aqueous Cream:

Apply to the affected areas of skin as required. The quantity required will depend on the skin condition. The product should be applied in the direction of hair growth.

 

Delivery Options

Delivery options

All deliveries are subject to the availability of the product and product sale conditions been met.

Order & Collect
Free next-day collection from In-Store

UK Delivery

Standard Delivery within the UK £3.50 Delivery time 3-4 days
First Class Delivery within the UK £5.90 Delivery time 1-2 days
Priority Delivery within the UK £7.10. Next day delivery by 1pm. Order must be placed by 1pm. Priority delivery is only available Monday to Thursday.

Europe Delivery

Standard Delivery within EEC from £12.50 Delivery time up to 5 days depending on the local delivery service within your country.
Expedited Delivery within EEC £39.50 Delivery time 2 days. Delivery by DHL, UPS or TNT.

Rest of the World

Standard Delivery Rest of the World from £16.10 Delivery Time 10 – 15 Days
Expedited Delivery Rest of the World £55.09 Delivery 5 days. Delivery service by DHL, TNT or UPS

For more information see our Shipping Policy or view our Return policy.

Product Details

Before you use Aqueous Cream: Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. This product has been found to have major sunscreen activities and should not be used before any form of light treatment (phototherapy) or phototesting.
The product contains cetostearyl alcohol and sodium lauryl sulfate which may cause local skin reactions (e.g. stinging and contact dermatitis) particularly in children with eczema. Pregnancy:
The safety of Aqueous Cream during pregnancy and breast-feeding has not been established. Discuss with your doctor

Caution: This preparation may make skin and surfaces slippery particularly when having a bath or shower.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your pharmacist or doctor. If you accidentally swallow Aqueous Cream: contact your doctor or pharmacist.

WARNING: Do not smoke or go near naked flames – risk of severe burns. Fabric (clothing, bedding, dressings etc) that has been in
contact with this product burns more easily and is a serious fire hazard. Washing clothing and bedding may reduce product build-up but not totally remove it

Storing Aqueous Cream: Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Store below 25˚C. Do not freeze.
Use within 3 months of the initial opening. Your pharmacist
will dispose of any unused cream.

 

Side Effects

Side effects: Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.

Side effects to aqueous cream include occasional allergic reaction, acne, inflammation or infection of hair follicles (folliculitis), stinging, burning, itching, redness, contact dermatitis and rash

Ingredients

Aqueous Cream contains: Emulsifying Ointment 30% w/w (the ingredients of which are: cetostearyl alcohol, sodium lauryl sulfate, liquid paraffin and white soft paraffin), phenoxyethanol
and purified water

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