Aquanil HC Lotion

by Aquanil  
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$24.44 - 4 fl. oz.
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Skin Care > Specialty Products > Specialty Skin Care Products
Last Updated:
2/22/2013
Jar Packaging:
No
Tested On Animals:
No

This is a very basic, but effective, fragrance-free anti-itch lotion medicated with 1% hydrocortisone. It is a very good option for occasional use on skin that is itchy, inflamed, or otherwise irritated. We wrote “occasional use” because long-term usage of hydrocortisone can damage collagen and thin skin. Long-term use means longer than two or three months, but if the skin issue you’re dealing with doesn’t respond to hydrocortisone within a few days, chances are you need to consider something else. Because this is fragrance-free, it is suitable for sensitive skin. The price may seem high, but given most over-the-counter hydrocortisone creams come in 1-ounce tubes for between $5–$8, the price for the larger size offered here isn’t so bad.

1% hydrocortisone in Aquanil Lotion for gentle antipruritic (anti-itch) treatment of sensitive skin. It is indicated for the temporary relief of minor skin irritation, inflammation, itching, and rashes. Lipid free, non-comedogenic, and fragrance free.

Active Ingredient: 1% Hydrocortisone U.S.P. Micronized; Inactive Ingredients: Purified Water, Glycerin, Cetyl Alcohol, Benzyl Alcohol, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Stearyl Alcohol, Simethicone, Xanthan Gum

Aquanil consists of two products: cleanser and anti-itch product medicated with 1% hydrocortisone. Sold in many drugstores, these fragrance-free products are often recommended for those with sensitive, irritated skin. Although the formulas don't contain any problematic ingredients, they're also short on the type of ingredients all skin types (even sensitive) needs for optimum health. The hydrocortisone product is an option, but other brands offer similar products without fragrance that are easier to find.

For more information about Aquanil, call (800) 423-2341 or visit www.personandcovey.com.

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