WILTON, Conn., April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Aquaphor®, the 90-year-old high quality ointment known as the go-to solution for a variety of skin care needs, announced findings from a new clinical study focused on the product's key overnight usage benefits. Results show that using Aquaphor® Healing Ointment leads to softer, smoother hands in just three uses.
Dry, cracked skin can be caused by day-to-day wear and tear, exposure to water, use of irritating detergents and many other activities. With moisturizing glycerin, conditioning panthenol, and soothing bisabolol, Aquaphor® protects and softens hands to enhance healing. Known as a gentle, trusted and effective formula recommended by dermatologists, pediatricians and pharmacists, Aquaphor® Healing Ointment is an essential multi-purpose solution that every family should make part of their skincare routine.
The study further reveals that three out of four participants reported having improved skin hydration after using Aquaphor® Healing Ointment overnight on their hands. In fact, one hundred percent of participants agree that after only three overnight uses, their hands felt healthier, overall condition had improved and Aquaphor® Healing Ointment relieved their dry, tight skin.
"For decades, people have loved Aquaphor® for its ability to protect skin and help heal minor cuts and scrapes, chapped lips, baby's diaper rash, dry hands, feet and so much more. For these reasons, Aquaphor continues to prove why it's the number one dermatologist recommended product for dry, cracked skin," said Erynn Keefe, Director of Marketing, Aquaphor.
Aquaphor has long been recommended by dermatologists for many of the most common skin conditions. Clinically proven to restore smooth, healthy skin, Aquaphor Healing Ointment is the brand everyone from moms to medical professionals trust for its safe, gentle formula and effectiveness that is optimized to nourish, moisturize and protect skin.
Aquaphor® is produced by Beiersdorf Inc, an affiliate of Beiersdorf AG, a leading provider of innovative, high-quality skin care products who has over 130 years of experience in this market segment. The Hamburg-based company has over 17,000 employees worldwide and is listed on the DAX, the German benchmark equities index. Beiersdorf achieved sales of €6.7 billion in financial year 2015. NIVEA, the world's No. 1 skin care brand*, is the cornerstone of the company's brand portfolio, which also includes brands such as Eucerin, Aquaphor, NIVEA MEN and La Prairie.
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