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Emolliant

Emolliant is defined as a preparation that softens the skin. There are a variety of emollients that can be applied to the skin to help with specific problems.

For example:

Humectant-containing emollients – these contain additives such as urea glycerol, popylene glycol and lactic acid to attract and hold water in the top layer of skin

Antiseptic emollients – these contain ingredients to prevent infection

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