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How does oilatum soap work?

How does oilatum soap work?

Soap: All soaps work essentially the same way. They are a fat/oil mixed with color, fragrance or not. They can be harsh or gentle. Oilatum is gentle and leaves an oil based moisturizer on your skin. Most people love it. ...Read more

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Which shampoo is better: polytar (coal tar) or oilatum?

Which shampoo is better: polytar (coal tar) or oilatum?

For dry scalp or...: For psoriasis, seborrhea, and bad dandruff, i'd take the polytar (coal tar). For dry scalp alone, i'd take the oilatum. Both can be used on different days. ...Read more

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Hi my gp said had roscea due to red face burning rozex topical cream burns using exzema cream oilatum and lots better could my gp of got wrong?

Hi my gp said had roscea due to red face burning rozex topical cream burns using exzema cream oilatum and lots better could my gp of got wrong?

Possible: No one can be right all the time and some times one needs to see how a patient responds to medication trial to reach the right diagnosis. Your gp might not have been wrong however since there is a chance that you might have had an irritant or allergic reaction to one of the ingredients in the topical cream. If oilatum helped, then the problem is dry skin but you may still have rosacea. ...Read more