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Lanolin has been used to great effect on the treatment of problem lips, rashes from diapers, skin trouble on the feet and small cuts. Lanolin is meant to help balance the skin's usual moisture levels. This is supposed to provide an extra smooth feel to dry, itchy or irritated skin. Sulphur soap together with lanolin is meant to thoroughly cleanse the whole body while leaving your skin soft and silky.
The use of sulphur to ease skin conditions is hardly recent. Sulphur has been used in the soothing and treatment of skin conditions for more than two centuries. Skin conditions that have shown healing potential with sulphur treatments include psoriasis, eczema, psoriasis, scabies and fungal infections. Sulphur soap helps to eliminate scabies rash by penetrating the rash caused by mites burrowing under the skin.
The antiseptic and anti-
What makes the difference in the fight against acne is that some sulphur soaps also
contain salicylic acid, which is described as a beta hydroxyl acid that has beneficial
Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory skin condition affecting about 14 million people in America in which blood vessels in the face enlarge to cause redness, flushing, spots and pustules. Largely affecting fair skinned people, the condition can also cause thickening of the facial skin, and sore eyes. Rosacea worsens with time if left untreated. It is often mistaken for acne, eczema or some other skin allergy. There is no scientific evidence that the condition can be treated by sulphur soap though some people with the condition have used it and claim it helps.
There are a number of sulphur soap products available on Amazon including sulphur soap combinations with other natural ingredients. Most of the reviews on Amazon were positive with sulphur/lanolin soap combination priced at $4.89 and sulphur/ salicylic acid soap priced at $5.99.
Prices for sulphur soaps differ from store to store at Walmart. Hence cannot make a direct like for like price comparison. No customer reviews for Grisi Acne treatment soap with Lanolin at Walmart compared to over 100 reviews at Amazon.
Not available on CVS under any skin care listings. Only bar soap listed is Dr Dobbs Skin care Outdoor Survival Kit.
Only soap listed here is Grandpa's Thylox Acne Treatment Soap with Sulfur -
Sulphur soap is a regular bar soap with special ingredients for a more clinical approach to skin care. Soaps containing sulphur are used to treat skin conditions such as whiteheads and acne. Additionally, sulphur soap has known to fight bacteria, fungal skin problems and is useful as an antiseptic. While the ingredients and combination with other natural products vary, most sulphur soaps on the market have a 10% sulphur content.