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What is Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser is a gentle soap-free cleaning body calming and moisturizing skin. Such ingredients as Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser include Cetyl alcohol, Stearyl alcohol, methyl paraben, butyl paraben, sodium lauryl sulfate, propylene glycol and water. The active ingredient of Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser is propylene glycol.
How long do I take Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser for before I notice a difference?
Cleansers do not need to be absorbed by the skin. Though skin cleansers attempt to cure the skin of common conditions, facial products are not miracle products. Cleansers eliminate the excess oil and the debris without irritating or drying out the skin. Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser must be used once daily until the skin appears to be fresh. This will usually be less than one week.
What are the side effects of Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser?
Signs of a skin infection, such as heat, oozing, redness, swelling or pain, may take place.
Bad skin irritation.
Signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, rash, itching, swollen, red, blistered, wheezing, tightness in the throat or chest, trouble breathing, swelling of the lips, mouth, face, tongue, throat etc.
If you notice any of the side effects, speak to your doctor or consult our specialists at the Click Pharmacy should you require any further advice.
How does Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser work?
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser contains Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Propylene Glycol and water. Cetyl Alcohol and Stearyl Alcohol are emollients and thickening agents. They thicken the consistency. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate is the foaming agent, and it is often used in skin cleansers. Propylene glycol is the key active ingredient present in Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser that hydrates the skin. The propylparaben, butylparaben and methylparaben are common skincare product preservatives. This product is fragrance and essential-oil free and also alcohol-free.
When shouldn’t I take Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser?
Do not begin this treatment if you are already suffering from any existing skin conditions or allergies. If you develop a problem relating to the skin, consult your doctor or physician.
What is the difference between Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, Differin Cleanser and La Roche-Posay cleanser?
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser uses a soap-free formula to clean the skin while at the same time avoiding irritation or dry skin. It helps to hydrate the skin using the active ingredient.
Differin cleanser uses benzoyl peroxide to penetrate the pores. It then absorbs any excess oils.
La Roche-Posay cleaner creates a softening foaming gel that helps avoid skin drying out.
How effective is Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser?
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser is an effective way of cleaning and moisturizing skin. The active ingredient present in it is Propylene Glycol which has been scientifically tested and proven to be highly effective in cleaning and moisturizing skin by removing dead skin cells and helping people to achieve soft and gentle skin.
Can I buy Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser online?
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser does not require a prescription, although you are very welcome to book an appointment with a health expert at Click Pharmacy to discuss how best to use this product. It can be purchased in 236ml or 473ml packs and will be sent directly to you by Next Day Delivery.
What dose should I choose?
Adults and children can use Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser with or without water. Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser should be taken in a small amount and should be used daily to aid maintaining fresh skin. If more than the required amount of the Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser is used, it may cause rashes on the skin and desensitize the skin. The dose of Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser to use is up to the patient. Use a liberal amount that allows you to clean the areas of skin requiring cleaning properly.
How should I take Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser?
Cleansing is an essential first step in a daily skincare routine. Cleansers help to dissolve the daily buildup of dirt, oils, impurities and makeup. They gently cleanse the skin leaving it ready for the next step of the routine. Before using any skin cleanser, check the leaflet for what skin type the product is suitable for.
Directions for use with water:
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser should be used with water. Apply the cleanser directly onto the skin and massage gently in. Rinse thoroughly.
Directions for use without the water:
Apply a liberal amount of Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser and massage gently into the skin.
Remove the excess with a soft cloth, leaving a thin film on the skin. Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser is suitable for all skin types. It is a non-irritating and consists of a mild formula. It softens the skin as it cleans.
Follow the following steps for applying Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser to the face and neck:
Tie hair back so that it does not touch or interfere while cleansing.
Now apply a coin-sized amount of Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser to the hands. Slowly rub the hands together and apply the cleanser to the face.
Massage onto the skin, including the neck.
Now rinse the areas where the Cetaphil Gentle Skin Care was applied with lukewarm water and make sure the product is removed from all areas.
After removing the Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, use a cotton pad to dry the cleansed area.
Do not cleanse with dirty hands, otherwise, it will interfere in the cleansing of the skin.
Do not be rough with the face while cleansing with Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser.
If you are suffering from any skin problem, consult your doctor or physician before starting to use Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser.
What is Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser used for?
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser is used to gently cleanse and moisturise skin by removing any dead cells, leaving skin looking fresh and healthy. It can effectively treat skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.
Is it important to wash my hands before using Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser?
It is vital that you wash your hands thoroughly prior to using Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser. This is to ensure dirty hands do not interfere with the process of cleansing skin.
Is Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser suitable for acne prone skin?
Acne prone skin can easily become irritated, thus it is important to use a fragrance and soap free cleanser. Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser contains a soap and fragrance free formula making it suitable for acne prone skin.
What type of skin is Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser suitable for?
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser contains a soap and fragrance free formula to prevent being harsh and causing irritation to skin. This makes Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser suitable for dry-sensitive skin.
What is the difference between Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser and Cerave Hydrating Cleanser?
While both of these products have effectively been formulated for the same function the main difference is that the Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser does not contain lipids and fatty acids.
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser is formulated using ingredients that do not cause harsh reactions and are gentle to all types of skin, meaning it is highly unlikely to experience side effects after using this cleanser. For the minority of users who experience side effects, it is often an irritation like feeling to this cleanser. In such case you should stop using Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser immediately and seek advice from a medical expert.
Always read the patient information leaflet before starting a course of treatment. The patient information can be found here.