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Aquaphor is awesome. It is by Eurcerin, it's given out at hospitals for after birth of babies....with surgeries to help with healing....it's awesome! It's an ointment....and get this....it won't clog pores and can be used on your face even....like when people go on accutane (I called the company direct on this one....in disbelief....but they reassured me, it would NOT clog pores).

And I use it every night for my lips....I've used it for many other problems....cracked skin, extremely dry areas, diaper rashes, heck even razor burn....and much more!

I'd choose this over vaseline any day.

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Info from site: Aquaphor® actually helps reduce healing time of cracked, dry, damaged skin and minor burns.* It’s been recommended to patients by dermatologists and pediatricians as daily therapy for extra-dry skin on elbows, heels, feet and hands. Aquaphor’s gentle, soothing formulation is so safe you can even use it on babies’ tender skin. It is hypoallergenic and won’t clog pores. And it is fragrance-free and preservative-free, so it won’t irritate even damaged or ultra-sensitive skin.

Aquaphor is useful for many everyday situations, and is suitable for both the body and the face. Read on to find out more.

If you have skin problems or a special need...
Use Aquaphor in these situations to:
• Help heal cracked, dry, damaged, irritated skin
• Prevent diaper rash*
• Soothe chapped, raw skin on babies’ cheeks and chin due to drooling
• Help heal minor burns and abrasions
• Help heal chapped lips– even chapped, cracked lips caused by Accutane® acne treatment**
• Soothe severe flare-ups of dry skin associated with Atopic Dermatitis
• Accelerate healing after laser resurfacing or chemical peels*
• Speed the healing of skin damaged and irritated by radiation therapy
• Prevent chafing caused by running marathons or long distances​
Here's the link to learn more: Aquaphor/Eucerin Products

You can get it at Walmart or most stores in the baby section by the rash ointments....it may be over in by the adult area too, by the vaseline and such?
 

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Burts Bee's lip balm. Only thing I don't like about the Aquaphor is that is has petroleum and/or Mineral Oil in it.

Here's ingredients for BB's Lifeguards Choice: Beeswax, coconut oil, sunflower oil, tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E), lanolin, titanium dioxide, peppermint oil, comfrey root extract, rosemary extract.
 

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Burts Bee's lip balm. Only thing I don't like about the Aquaphor is that is has petroleum and/or Mineral Oil in it.

Here's ingredients for BB's Lifeguards Choice: Beeswax, coconut oil, sunflower oil, tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E), lanolin, titanium dioxide, peppermint oil, comfrey root extract, rosemary extract.
Yea....I noticed that when I saw the ingrediants. Was wondering how it doesn't clog pores when it has mineral oil and petroleum?

Burt's Bee's huh? May have to look into that one too.
 

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Girls, Girls, Girls......you have to be ingredient savy when it comes to these things......

This Aquaphor might be a good product, I am not sure of the ingredients but someone mentioned that it has petroleum and/or Mineral Oil in it. This isn't always a bad thing. Lets look at what petroleum does: it protects the barrier function by sealing it off and not allowing anything to get in or anything to get out. Therefore, if you are trying to add moisture to something that is dry, putting something with petroleum in it alone is going to do no good at all. You need to have something that is going to moisturize FIRST, then add this Aquaphor. Like I said earlier I do not know the ingredients but if Petroleum or Mineral Oil is one of the first ingredients then you could probably bet that you need a really good moisturizer first, then this product. I will do a little research and get back to ya. But Burt's Bees is a really great product again check your ingredients.
 

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I'll stick with Burt's Bees. I try to NOT use anything that has either petroleum or MO in it unless medically deemed! I've been ingredient savvy for quite sometime and though others may choose to use those other products, that's fine, it's not for me or my family.
 

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do you purchase Burt's Bee's online or can we get them in say....Walmart too?
Hmmm Not sure if Walmart has it, but Bath & Body carries them and Vitamin Shoppe carries their products. I would imagine with Vitamin Shoppe you could order online. I also use Arbonnes lip balm but mostly for if/when I get a fever blister/cold sore.
 

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Burt Bees is great. YOu can get their products almost anywhere.
 

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How do you know if a product has petroleum in it? I doenst say petroleum straight out on the ingredient listing does it?
 

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How do you know if a product has petroleum in it? I doenst say petroleum straight out on the ingredient listing does it?
It should be listed in the ingredients. If not, see if you can find the product online to find the ingredients listing. I thought by law they have to list everything in a product.
 

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Yes or call the customer service number on the product or online if you go to their site. It should say petroleum....but sometimes, as we know, they may use another word which means pretty much the same thing.
 

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Hi! For dry lips, I use lipgloss and sometimes lip balms. The best lipbalms I have tried are the ones from Bath and Body Works from CO Bigelow. They come in mint, cinnamon and they have a root beer one coming soon, they are all natural and clear in color. They are really the best lipbalms! Take care!
 

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Here's something I found about Petroleum:

Petrolatum - I see this on lip products from time to time, which is humorous to me because they're usually advertised as protecting the lips from sunburn, chapping and so forth. Petrolatum is mineral oil jelly, and mineral oil causes a lot of problems when used on the skin photosensitivity (i.e., promotes sun damage), and it tends to interfere with the body's own natural moisturizing mechanism, leading to dry skin and chapping. You are being sold a product that creates the very conditions it claims to alleviate. Manufacturers use petrolatum because it is unbelievably cheap.
 

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best thing ive found for dry peeling lips is to wet a washcloth and rub the lips gently but enough to get all the peeling skin off, then apply moisterizing lip balm, night and day.
 

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Wow I'm going through this whole dry lip thing now-what a coinkidink...hee hee. I almost forgot about my HG of all products Clarins Moisture Replenishing Lip Balm. It is by far the best product I've used. I usually don't get dry lips so I had this stashed away b/c I love wearing it w/a nude or natural lip liner I recently found it and low and behold it came in handy. It gives a really pretty looking lip with great benefits to boot.
 

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How do you know if a product has petroleum in it? I doenst say petroleum straight out on the ingredient listing does it?
Petrolatum=petroleum jelly=vaseline

My favourite lip balms are NUXE Reve de Miel and Clinique Superbalm. Kiehl's #1 is nice too.
 

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OOOhh I LOVE the Clinique one too. I just found a sample tube and remembered how much I liked that and my Clarins. Clinique will be in gift at Macy's in the next week or so and the gift itself is okay-it's the totally got to have red bag that it all comes in. Check it out!!
 
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