[ UK /ɪmˈɒli‍ənt/ ]
  1. having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin
  1. toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
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How To Use emollient In A Sentence

  • A range of shampoos, emollient products and some topical steroid preparations can be bought from pharmacies.
  • The roasted fruit is emollient and used as a poultice in the treatment of gumboils, dental abscesses etc.
  • The native medicaster, having placed the green leaves on the patient's temples, would be brewing a concoction of emollient simples. The Great White Tribe in Filipinia
  • In truth, the party will remain unelectable until it learns how to conduct a conversation with the country, employing a more emollient vocabulary…
  • Very occasionally, emollient creams may sting the skin when first applied to very dry skin.
  • Traditionally the treatment of atopic dermatitis has included the frequent use of emollients and the intermittent use of topical corticosteroids to control acute flares.
  • 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.
  • You must have tried the standard treatment with emollients, which soften the skin and increase its water content.
  • 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.
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