Pro­tec­tion from chaf­ing?

Pe­tro­leum jelly or breath­able balm?

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Peo­ple have long used creams con­tain­ing min­eral oils (e.g. pe­tro­leum jelly) to pro­tect their skin. How­ever, th­ese have an oc­clu­sive ef­fect, i.e. they seal the skin. is means that mois­ture can build up be­low.

A breath­able pro­tec­tive balm (Li­nola) now presents a so­lu­tion to this prob­lem. It pro­tects crit­i­cal skin ar­eas from ir­ri­ta­tion due to chaf­ing, sweat or urine whilst still al­low­ing the skin to breathe. e tex­tile and shoe in­dus­tries achieved some­thing sim­i­lar many years ago with their breath­able mem­branes.

e breath­able Li­nola ® tech­nol­ogy e pro­tec­tive balm (yel­low line) pro­tects against chafi ng and mois­ture (on the left). How­ever, the skin is not sealed and can still breathe (right). Pro­tec­tion against chaf­ing and mois­ture e breath­able Li­nola ® Pro­tec­tive Balm

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