How Aquaphor® Works
How Aquaphor® Works

Aquaphor Healing Ointment®HOW IT WORKS

  • Creates a protective barrier to prevent moisture loss
  • Is semi-occlusive to let oxygen reach the wound and enhance healing
  • Creates an ideal healing environment for the skin
  • Has the minimal number of ingredients to be suitable for sensitive skin
  • Free of fragrances, preservatives and dyes
  • Clinically proven to be non-acnegenic

Aquaphor Healing Ointment® is the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for dry, cracked skin and minor wound care*. It is uniquely formulated to restore smooth, healthy skin. Unlike petroleum jelly, it creates a semi-occlusive barrier on the skin that allows the outflow of excess fluid and the inflow of oxygen, thus creates an ideal healing environment.

* ProVoice survey, January 2017

Petroleum Jelly Aquaphor Healing Ointment®
Active Ingredient 100% Petrolatum 41% Petrolatum
Other Ingredients Additional nourishing and soothing ingredients like Panthenol, Glycerin, and Lanolin Alcohol.
Formula Occlusive formula, no air reaches the skin Semi occlusive formula to let oxygen reach the wound for enhanced healing
Protection Protection + Healing