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Promoting and reinforcing good practice in the use and storage of emollients at each contact is also helpful.
Physiologic lipid emollients, which now are coming on the market, contain correct molar ratios of ceramide, cholesterol, and free fatty acids.
n Natural emollients There are many natural emollients, including avocado oil, castor oil, coconut oil, cod liver oil, lanolin and olive oil.
Table 1: Global Market for Cosmetic Chemicals: Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Product Segments- Cleansing Agents & Foamers, Emollients & Moisturizers, Fragrances & Flavors, Processing Aids, Specialty Additives (Active Ingredients, Colorants, Conditioning Agents, Preservatives, and Other Additives) for Years 2009 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2 Cosmetics Industry and the Economic Downturn II-2 Emerging Economies Offer Respite from Crisis II-3 High End Products Buck the Slowdown II-3 Year 2008: A Review II-3 Select Ingredients for Color Cosmetics Introduced in 2007 & 2008 II-4 Key Statistics II-6
Emollients are effective in the management of dry skin as part of routine foot care (Bristow, I.
Application of emollient while the skin is still warm after bathing is useful too.
A recent paper questioned the use of bath emollients at all, as they are expensive and--although there is long clinical experience of their use--it cites the lack of published randomised controlled trials on their efficacy.
In addition, the proportion of children whose eczema was controlled with emollients alone rose from 0 at baseline to 22% at the end of the study.
At the start of the study, 24% of the children were not being treated with any emollient, and 25% were being inappropriately treated with potent or very potent topical steroids.
This unique polymer delivers controlled, targeted delivery from sprayable emulsions, novel textures that excite the user and the weightless suspension of emollients and beads in low viscosity fluids, according to Croda.
Emollients increase the moisture content of the skin by forming an oily film that stops water from evaporating from the skin's surface.
The DawnMist formula contains emollients, moisturizers and aloe vera to soothe and soften irritated skin.