lanolin


Also called wool fat, lanolin is a greasy wax that has moisturizing properties and high water-absorption capabilities. It comes from the secretion of wool-bearing animals. Considered hypoallergenic and to limit the growth of bacteria, lanolin can be used as a cream to soothe skin. Lanolin cream can be used by breastfeeding mothers, to treat chapped lips, diaper rash, dry or itchy skin, rough feet, and minor cuts and burns.

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Secret Ingredient: Lanolin

June 1, 2009

Lanolin is a greasy wax that has moisturizing properties and high water-absorption capabilities. Pure lanolin is the consistency of ChapStick and can be used in the same way as petroleum jelly.

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