"Theraplex Emollient contains the highest concentration of enriched petrolatum fraction (EPF) for maximum effectiveness without irritation," says Robert J. Kaplan, M.D., Board Certified Dermatologist in Memphis, Tennessee. "It's great for softening and moisturizing severely dry areas like dry, cracked hands, cuticles and chapped lips. Theraplex HydroLotion for daily maintenance helps to protect skin and prevent severe dryness from recurring."
Tip #3 Body: Moisturize immediately after showering or bathing to replace essential moisture.
"When Theraplex ClearLotion is applied to wet skin immediately after showering or bathing, the activated hydrosilicone system draws moisture on the surface deep into the skin to help hydrate dry skin. Essential oils replace the moisture lost during the bathing process and create a protective barrier which holds moisture in and provides long lasting, continuous hydration," says Jose Parron, New York-based Image Consultant.
Tip #4 Feet: For dry, cracked heels and rough callused feet, a moisturizer with a gentle exfoliating emollient will smooth out rough spots and reveal smooth, soft feet.
"Many individuals suffer from dry, cracked heels and rough callused feet," says Dr. Eric Hubbard, Board Certified Podiatrist. "Theraplex FT Exfoliating Emollient, with beta hydroxy acid, moisturizes dry, cracked feet while gently exfoliating rough, dead dry skin."
The history of the formulation
Physicians have long recognized that petrolatum (or petroleum jelly) is one of the most effective moisturizers and skin barriers available. However, its unpleasant greasiness made it an undesirable treatment. That was, until 1990, when a Swiss research scientist, Dr. H.R. Suess, discovered a way to eliminate the greasiness associated with petrolatum while maintaining its superior moisturizing and skin protection properties.
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