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If you are allergic to lanolin and wool what do you moisturise with?

(8 Posts)
MightTinge Tue 04-Dec-12 07:53:49

I had no idea shock that explains a LOT.

BloominMisteltoeMarvellousWine Mon 03-Dec-12 22:51:02

I will have a look at pure potions and your DS suffers from E45 maybe it will work for me. Thank you smile

BloominMisteltoeMarvellousWine Mon 03-Dec-12 22:49:58

Lanolin is grease that is found in wool which gives the creams the oily texture. I cannot have it anywhere near me.

MightTinge Mon 03-Dec-12 21:58:42

Pure potions.

My son is allergic to oilatum, E45, Aveeno and many others so we use pure potions at the moment.

Can I ask, what wool has to do with it? My son is allergic to wool but is there some kind of link between wool and those creams?

cheesecheeseplease Mon 03-Dec-12 19:26:36

hydromol or epaderm smile

RabbitsMakeGOLDBaubles Sat 01-Dec-12 23:59:38

Or cocoa butter? Or coconut oil? These are all off the top of my head.

RabbitsMakeGOLDBaubles Sat 01-Dec-12 23:58:58

Not sure if it's silly or not, but olive oil? You could make a sort of scrub with it for the non-cracked areas, and just soak your hands?

BloominMisteltoeMarvellousWine Sat 01-Dec-12 23:53:41

I suffer from excema and this time of year is horrible. It's so painful using my hands. I have cracks in my fingers sad

The problem is I am allergic to aqueous creams and E45.

If you suffer the same what do you use?

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