Sudocremhas a water-repellent base which forms aprotective barrier, therefore helpingto stop any irritants (urine and stools) coming into contact with the skin. Inaddition, the emollient effect of Sudocrem can help to soothe sore inflamedskin whilst leaving the skin feeling soft.
Sudocremcontains a number of ingredients and properties, such as:
hypoallergenic lanolin, to help provideemollient properties
zinc oxide is an astringent which reducesthe loss of tissue fluid
benzyl benzoate and benzyl cinnamate areamongst the ingredients of Peru Balsam, recognised for its healing properties
benzyl alcohol is a weak local anaestheticwhich acts to ease localised pain and irritation. It also acts as adisinfectant/antibacterial agent and is responsible for protection againstcommon bacterial contaminants.