Who doesn’t remember being coated in Calamine Lotion as a child? A favourite with mums for generations, Calamine Lotion is still a staple of the home first aid kit today.
- Soothe and calm dry, itchy irritated skin conditions - Traditionally used during chicken pox and rashes.
- Soothe minor scalds, burns and sunburn - Calamine has a cooling effect, whilst also helping soothe redness and itching.
- Mild antiseptic
- Astringent to dry weeping or oozing blisters and pimples - Calamine Lotion applied to skin blemishes (best before you go to bed), can help soothe irritated skin. It may also assist in preventing blackheads.
- Sensitive skin - Calamine Lotion may soothe affected skin.
Mix 50 ml Home Essentials Calamine Lotion, and 10 ml Home Essentials Isopropyl Alcohol, and store in a small bottle. Dab on blisters frequently until they dry up and begin to heal.
Sunburn support for children
Dilute Home Essentials Calamine Lotion 50/50 with water, and put in a spray bottle for easy application on children in the summer.