Johnson's® baby - DESITIN® RAPID RELIEF™ Nappy Rash Ointment
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Johnson's® baby DESITIN® RAPID RELIEF™ is an easy to apply nappy rash ointment that starts to soothe & heal nappy rash immediately. The three-in-one nappy rash cream helps soothe nappy rash; it provides an effective barrier film to help seal out wetness; and it helps to protect against nappy rash.
Active Ingredient: Zinc Oxide 40% w/w. Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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Rating: Oct 1, 2012 8:46pm
Best for Nappy Rash
We started using Desitin when my daughter got terrible nappy rash. We bought it in our local Woolworths, it seems to be cheaper there than the chemist so shop around.
Rating: Sep 6, 2012 6:26pm
My skin tends to get really dry and itchy in winter, and a few years ago it got really bad and none of the moisturisers I was using could help. I was told nappy rash cream will help, so I bought a tube of Desitin at my local chemist.
Well, my skin irritation went away a few days after using the cream, and I was happy with that. The cream is very thick and it's a bit hard to wash off even under hot water (although that would be a plus for using it on nappy rash)
One thing I don't like however, was the fishy smell (due to cod liver oil being one of the active ingredients). I have since switched to another nappy rash cream Bepanthen, which has a more pleasant smell. But Bepanthen washes off a lot easier, so when I have a baby (eventually) I will know Desitin is a great barrier cream