[ UK /ɪmˈɒliənt/ ]
- having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin
- 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
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.