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To wonder what it would do to my face?

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Montezumasrevenge Wed 08-Feb-17 21:41:08

I've been given some heavy duty eczema emollient by a friend that gets free prescriptions. Not that she doesn't use it, she's just ended up with a lot.
It has changed my wrinkly handed world. Seriously, I have the backs of hands of a fifteen year old.
I'm considering diving into the tub, face first. Aibu to think it might work?

MusicToMyEars800 Wed 08-Feb-17 21:43:12

send some my way I'll be your guinea pig grin sorry I know that is not helpful but I could do with something to sort my dreadful skin out lol

amistillsexy Wed 08-Feb-17 21:44:48

What's it called? (considering sending DH with his eczema to the GP to get me a pot!)

Kiwi32 Wed 08-Feb-17 21:45:47

i have eczema and use the emollient on my face when I run out of my face cream. I've not found it that spectacular sadly-I have quite dry skin on my cheeks and it doesn't moisturise them as well as it does my body. By all means give it a go though-it won't do any harm-and perhaps a fifteen year old face awaits!

Montezumasrevenge Wed 08-Feb-17 21:47:45

It's called zero base. Am donning a snorkel, will report back.

LeSquigh Wed 08-Feb-17 21:52:43

Zerobase is available without prescription I believe for those interested.....

Montezumasrevenge Wed 08-Feb-17 21:54:44

Yeah, it makes your eyes sting and smells like saddle soapenvy

BrownEyedLady Wed 08-Feb-17 21:59:57

Maybe try it on your neck first (and report back!)

MusicToMyEars800 Wed 08-Feb-17 22:05:05

Montezumasrevenge grin shall be avoiding that then, if only there was miracle cream that sorted all skin problems ( sighs )

Montezumasrevenge Wed 08-Feb-17 22:07:17

Skin feels a bit sweaty. Hopefully I'll wake up tomorrow like Natalie Portman grin

IvorHughJarrs Wed 08-Feb-17 22:08:12

Hate to be a downer but, on a serious note, your friend should realise that every unneeded prescription costs the NHS money it can ill afford. If a prescription for paracetamol costs the NHS £10 then this could cost even more and she really should be making sure it isn't ordered if not needed.

Not getting at you OP as I know it is not your responsibility but we are all watching these TV programmes about how the NHS is struggling yet prescription over-ordering is estimated to cost the NHS £300million a year

TheSnowFairy Wed 08-Feb-17 22:11:42

Ivor I went to the Dr with back pain a while back and was prescribed 100 cocodamol.

It's not the patient's issue if they have been prescribed too much.

PS I still have about 96 cocodamol left hmm

Montezumasrevenge Wed 08-Feb-17 22:18:27

ivor I get it, and no offence intended. She gets big tubs, I got the bottom of the one kept in the kitchen that I pinched a bit of when I did the washing up for her. She ain't no shirker, and didn't part with lots, just a little bit of cream for a wrinkly friend.
We won't be bankrupting the NHS any time soon wink

bumsexatthebingo Wed 08-Feb-17 22:22:54

Anything that hydrates the skin is good for fine lines as they're often due to skin being dry rather than permanent wrinkles. That's why most anti-wrinkle skin creams get good results for fine lines.
You would probably get a similar effect with olive/grapeseed/coconut oil.

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