Cuticura Mildly Medicated Talc - Frequently asked questions

What is Mildly Medicated?

Cuticura Mildly Medicated is a unique blend of natural anti-irritant and skin healing ingredients. Each product in the powder range has been specially formulated to relieve and soothe skin itching, irritation redness and soreness as well as to prevent skin infections.

To find out more about the key active ingredients in Cuticura Mildly Medicated, please click here.

Is the Mildly Medicated Powder safe to use on sensitive or irritated skin?

Yes it is. All Cuticura Mildly Medicated products are dermatologically tested and approved. To achieve this accreditation, our products are submitted to an independent testing house where they undertake a 96-hour patch test on a panel of adult men and women with self-assessed sensitive skin. The test is designed to investigate the skin irritation potential of a product. Once the test has been completed by the panel, all results are reviewed and validated by an independent dermatologist and are only approved when they are proven to be safe to use on your skin.

Where can I buy your Mildly Medicated Powder?

Cuticura Mildly Medicated products are available at Boots, Amazon and all leading supermarket and independent pharmacies.

What are the skin care benefits of Zinc Oxide?

Zinc Oxide is a natural mineral renowned for its skin soothing benefits.

To find out more about the benefits of Zinc Oxide in Cuticura Mildly Medicated, please click here.

What are the skin care benefits of Allantoin?

Allantoin is a naturally soothing and non-irritating active that has the ability to help heal the skin and stimulate the growth of healthy tissue.

To find out more about the benefits of Allantoin in Cuticura Mildly Medicated, please click here.

Is the Mildly Medicated Powder suitable for babies?

Cuticura Mildly Medicated Powder is suitable for the entire family, including babies. Our Cuticura Mildly Medicated Talc has been formulated to be gentle on skin even for people with dry skin conditions.

How long has the Cuticura brand used Zinc Oxide and Allantoin in its products?

The unique story of Cuticura Mildly Medicated dates back to 1865 when the brand was first launched with the Cuticura Soap. The success of the Cuticura Soap in relieve distressing irritations led to the founding company, Potter Drug and Chemical Company to extend the range to powders and ointments in the early 1900s.

An example of the early advertising used to promote the benefits of Mildly Medicated Powder. 

How long has the Cuticura brand used Zinc Oxide and Allantoin in its products?

How often should I use the Mildly Medicated Powder?

When your skin is dry and itchy, cracked or irritated, we would recommend using Cuticura Mildly Medicated Powder as a once or twice a day treatment.

Tip: If you like to use a moisturiser on that part of your body that is irritated, we recommend you use the Mildly Medicated powder approximately 30 minutes away from your moisturiser or when it’s been fully absorbed into your skin.

Can I still use my regular moisturiser with the Mildly Medicated powder?

Absolutely. If you like to use a moisturiser on the area of concern (dry, itchy areas), we recommend you use the Mildly Medicated powder approximately 30 minutes away from your moisturiser or when it’s been fully absorbed into your skin.

How does the Mildly Medicated powder differ from other body powders?

Unlike other body powders on the market, our Cuticura Mildly Medicated has a unique blend of natural anti-irritant and skin healing ingredients that are proven to relieve and soothe skin itching, redness, soreness as well as improve the appearance of their skin.

In an independent consumer trial involving 100 men and women with eczema-prone skin:

  • 87% saw an improvement in their skin in 2 weeks after using the Mildly Medicated powder
  • 85% believed their skin felt soothed after using the Mildly Medicated powder
  • 80% experienced relief from itchiness
  • 84% believed their skin looked healthier after using the Mildly Medicated powder

Won’t a “dry” powder dry my skin out further?

You might think ‘why should I put a dry product on my already dry skin? We know it’s against your instinct, but be sure that the ingredients in our formulation work best in a powder form. The Mildly Medicated powder is specifically designed to prevent skin from drying out – so it has an ability to absorb excess moisture, yet aid the natural moisture retention at the same time, thanks to our active ingredient Allantoin.

Does the Mildly Medicated really work?

Mildly Medicated powder is underpinned by an independent consumer trial, which involved 100 men and women with eczema-prone skin. The research showed that:

  • 87% saw an improvement in their skin in 2 weeks after using the Mildly Medicated powder
  • 85% believed their skin felt soothed after using the Mildly Medicated powder
  • 80% experienced relief from itchiness
  • 84% believed their skin looked healthier after using the Mildly Medicated powder

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