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Part Number: CP-18Brand: LouSal Enterprises
This CPAP Moisture Therapy Cream has been designed specifically for the CPAP/APAP/BIPAP/Ventilator and Oxygen Mask Users as it contains NO Petroleum Based Ingredients, which should NEVER be used with the masks. It is also free from alcohol which damages the mask cushions!
The cream helps prevent and heal skin problems such as chafing, irritation, dryness, soreness or cracking from using a nasal or full face mask, and can be used WITH the mask and applied to the areas where the mask meets the face. Many people who previously used night cream now use this instead to keep their skin moisturised!
For nasal pillows the cream can be applied to the outside and inside of the nostrils before inserting the pillows. The cream can be used as often as needed to form a resilient moisture protective barrier, and many users are reporting their masks seal better after applying the cream to the area where the seal meets the face, which is possibly due to the cream's thick consistency.
For any mask sores it is also advisable to apply the cream several times a day until the skin has healed, and then continue use at night with the mask to prevent a flare-up. Incidentally, the cream has other uses for skin issues and many people keep a tube in the medicine cabinet for general use!
Below is a genuine image a parent sent us after just a day or so of using the cream, and she has kindly given us permission to share this to help others:-
Each 1 oz Tube contains Aloe Vera, Emu Oil and Vitamins, and a tube of this cream does appear to go a long way with most people.
DO NOT use any Petroleum-based products on your masks, such as Vaseline or Vicks, as apart from damaging the masks there is a risk that sometimes inhaling fat-based substances (lipoids) like petroleum jelly or mineral oil for prolonged periods can cause lung problems - in particular Lipid Pneumonia!
It is so hard to find appropriate creams to protect and quieten down an already chapped face which is both good for your skin as well as non damaging to the mask. This moisture therapy cream is good. A little goes a long way, it protects the delicate skin from wearing and breathing into your mask as well as actually helping the mask attain a better seal... It actually works, so I like it... I will buy again. 😊
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Glad to hear how much, in the words of one sleep clinic "this magic cream" is helping you 🙂
Sorry! Not impressed very poor quality and constancy and a very small tube for 9.99 I much prefer Lidl or Aldi ordinaryface creams for 1.99 disappointed
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Sorry you were disappointed compared to most of the others who left reviews. All our reviews are genuine and the only word we have removed from your review was the mild swear word which is not helpful to anyone! We would further comment that none of us would choose to use this CPAP Moisture Cream at £9.99 but it is safe for us who use CPAP. You will no doubt find that the Lidl or Aldi cheaper creams both contain ingredients not recommended with CPAP (usually alcohol and/or petroleum jelly). Please copy and paste this link in your browser to read this important article https://www.hope2sleep.co.uk/blog/petroleum-jelly-products-like-vaseline-vicks-should-not-be-used-with-cpap-niv-oxygen-masks.html
Recently started CPAP. Skin was very sore around the nose. This cream has definitely helped...not sure how!
Our local clinic call it the 'magic' cream Orla and it certainly does it's magic for many people 🙂
I suffer with dry skin quite badly so when I learned I couldn't use my normal moisturizer before bed like I used to because of my mask I was worried, but this cream has stopped it being an issue. It's also helped with leaks too. Just wish the tube was bigger!
I only use it when my mask makes red marks or indentations and it has really made a difference from the first time of using
Was recommend to me by Sleep Clinic and would highly recommend, my nose is no longer sore
Advised by GP to use petroleum jelly!! Now realise his advice in this respect to be unsound. Easily applied and effective.
Glad you're finding the cream helpful Anne and definitely safer than anything containing petroleum jelly. For the benefit of anyone reading your review I'm copying a link to read more for people to paste into their browers https://www.hope2sleep.co.uk/blog/petroleum-jelly-products-like-vaseline-vicks-should-not-be-used-with-cpap-niv-oxygen-masks.htmlThanks for leaving your review.
Having used a CPAP machine for nearly 6 months with little trouble for the last 6 months itís been one issue after another. Iíve now changed to APAP but my mask is now causing severe redness to my nasal bridge to skin that is already super sensitive and has rosacea. I ordered this cream to see if it would help and have to say it is very soothing even to my super sensitive skin. It seems a very small tube but have to say a little goes a long way and itís well worth the money for me I would recommend it.
Perfect but expensive ..But works quickly and one only needs to use a very small amount.
Having tried many different creams my face still dry, I thought I would give it a try and WOW it helped clear my dry face and I suffer from stress eczema and after 2 nights of using the cream it's gone too . However use sparingly and if you have oily skin on put on area that's affected.
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