In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Avoid soap, which can be drying, and instead wash with aqueous cream or an emollient wash.
- To minimize irritation from shaving, use a new blade and an emollient shave cream that contains moisturizing ingredients.
- The emollient creams make the top layers of skin seem moister for a short time, but the other ingredients are actually drying the skin so you have to use more of the lotion, etc.
- The most likely irritant in emollient creams is the stabiliser propylene glycol.
- In addition to this, liberal use of emollient creams such as aqueous cream is important - at least four times a day, more if possible.
- There are several tar based shampoos and emollient preparations that you can buy over - the - counter.
- Try either of these creams, which are both emollient treatments providing relief from nappy rash without the use of preservatives and steroids that can weaken a baby's soft, delicate skin.
- A deliciously rich source of moisture extracted from the fruit of the Karite tree, shea butter is a natural fat that is often used as an emollient base for a variety of hair and skin products.
- Almond oil is used as an emollient because of its ability to soften the skin.
- Very occasionally, emollient creams may sting the skin when first applied to very dry skin.
- If you have really dry skin, says Rogers, ‘use emollient lotions with humectants such as urea lactate, then apply moisturizing cream to seal in moisture.’
- A range of shampoos, emollient products and some topical steroid preparations can be bought from pharmacies.
- Sebaceous glands secrete sebum, and in skin they are thought to have bacteriostatic, emollient, and barrier functions in humans.
- The steroid should always be applied to the skin first and the emollient moisturizer applied after to all of the skin.
- It is an incredibly emollient skin-shielding cream - perfect for preventing chapped skin.
- The noble Lord's emollient talents were therefore deployed to save the stalled bill by cutting a deal with the Tory leader in the lords.
- He found the French in surprisingly emollient mood.
- Even the emollient secretary of state, is bitter: he believes they have double-crossed him in the UN Security Council.
- At the local carabinieri station, an officer was more emollient: ‘By the end of the month everything should be resolved.’
- By and large, this approach has proved useful and even emollient.
- In truth, the party will remain unelectable until it learns how to conduct a conversation with the country, employing a more emollient vocabulary…
- They'll spout a lot of emollient guff and sensible criticism of the government, which you can even find yourself nodding along to when they're on Question Time.
- What he gets is the poignant, emollient presence of Connelly who looks soulfully at him.
- When I talked about security, he gave me an emollient smile and said: ‘I think you'll find it very safe.’
- He subsequently traveled to The Hague to make more emollient, if less publicized, remarks.
- One diplomat said the anti-war camp in fact raised no objections to his proposal last week partly out of deference to his more emollient tone on their plans for European Union defence.
- True, as we said from the start, the minister's emollient words in January had to be set to one side to ensure a seriously flawed and dangerous bill was radically restructured.
- While adopting the emollient tones of compassionate Conservatism, he has also toned down the virulent anti-Europeanism.
- The bombings and attempted bombings in London have brought home to the American public that we face implacable enemies unwilling to be appeased by even the most emollient diplomacy.
- He surely must have noticed it but, as the writer suggests, he was probably an emollient sort of character, a man never happy about getting into rows.
- It gets Andrew a new editor and the group a much more emollient senior manager who can lift morale.
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