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Boots Calamine Lotion

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... Whilst looking for something to apply to the sun burn in order to sooth it I discovered the bottle of Calamine Lotion, reading the back of the bottle it was suitable for the job so I decided to give it a go Appearance The brand of Calamine Lotion I have is Boots own brand, the lotion comes ... Read review

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Calamine Lotion

AdvantagesCheap and a lot of different uses

DisadvantagesNone

"...Calamine Lotion I have is Boots own brand, the lotion comes in a clear glass bottle displaying the pale pink liquid inside. The packaging is very simple, the bottle has a mainly white label around the middle of the bottle with a pink square one it, at the top of the label is the Boots logo and the words Calamine Lotion BP, this is written in black writing on the white background. Written inside the pink square is a statement about the lotion which ..." Read review
26.11.2010

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Soothe Thy Spots..Cool That Burn!

Advantagesit soothes the skin perfectly, cheap, easy to use

Disadvantagescan be a little messy

"...lotion can be purchased from Boots and from www.boots.com. A 200ml bottle is priced at £1.05.Our ExperienceCalamine lotion has been prescribed and recommended to my family on several occasions and is a product I remember from my childhood as I have always had dodgy skin. Most recently, our local Boots prescribed this to my son alongside a hayfever oral solution when he had chicken pox. My sister informs me that the cream is much ..." Read review
27.03.2012

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Helping sooth skin

AdvantagesReduces itches

DisadvantagesNone for us

"...we purchased our bottle from boots it is widely available in most chemists and super markets and does not cost the earth. ..." Read review
25.03.2012

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Calm Me

Advantagesvery cheap

Disadvantageswatery lotion

"...for £1.09 from my local boots pharmacy. I did'nt expect that it's very cheap. I paid almost £5 for eurax and £7.99 for virasoothe which had the same effect as calamine. DIRECTION For application to the skin. (children, adults,elderly) Shake the bottle well. Apply with cotton wool to the affected area as required. If water based solution left to stand for longer period of time, mixture will separate so you need to shake the bottle before ..." Read review
22.01.2010

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Calming Calamine

AdvantagesInstant relief from itching, multi purpose, cheap, long shelf life

DisadvantagesLeaves white powdery residue on the skin

"...my dad off down to Boots in search of some Calamine Lotion. The lotion my dad came back with is Boots own variety. It comes in a clear glass 200ml bottle and cost 87p. I've never had to use Calamine Lotion before, so was unsure as to whether it was going to work or if it was merely an old wives tale. At 87p however, it was definitely worth a try - not a huge loss if it didn't and a massive gain if it did. To be honest, the label is a bit lacking ..." Read review
28.12.2008

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Manufacturer's product description

For the relief of minor skin rashes and irritation.

Product details

Long Name Calamine Lotion
Manufacturer Boots
Type for Subname Creams & Treatments
Dosage Form Lotion

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