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For the relief of minor skin rashes and irritation.

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“Calamine Lotion”

published 26/11/2010

Cheap and a lot of different uses

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Calamine Lotion is another one of those products I forgot I had and discovered by chance. My fiancé and I got slightly sun burnt whilst working in the garden not long after we moved into our house, not thinking it was overly hot neither of us applied sun cream resulting in slightly burnt...

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“Helping sooth skin”

published 25/03/2012

Reduces itches

None for us

The product There are a range of things the calamine lotion is useful for including s sunburn, eczema, rashes, poison ivy, chickenpox, and insect bites and stings but to be honest the main 2 reason I have used this lotion is for sunburn and when my children had chicken pox. The product comes in a...

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Excellent

it soothes the skin perfectly, cheap, easy to use

can be a little messy

Calamine Lotion is a medicinal product which is designed to be applied directly to the skin. It has many uses but its main use is to treat skin issues such as sunburn, chicken pox, bites and stings and also eczema. It is also used as an antiseptic to avoid infection occuring by scratching an...

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“Calm Me”

published 22/01/2010

very cheap

watery lotion

Holiday season was over but we actually did'nt had the best new year celebration because my little boy had a chicken pox that time so the first few days we were a bit exhausted. Late nights because of high temperature and my little one started to feel ithchy. We immediately looked for any gel or...

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Excellent

does what it claims to do

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With children in the house, i find it important to keep first aid bits in the cupboard for those cuts and scrapes and rashes from time to time. Calamine lotion is a 'lotion' that i have become familiar with since i was a little girl and suprisngly if i mention it to some of my friends, they have...

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Excellent

Cheap, easy to apply, works well, long lasting.

Medicinal smell is not so nice.

I got married last year and it was a glorious day for the month that I got married in. I was not expecting it to be almost 25 degrees and while I was aware it was sunny it was a shock when I ended my wedding day and spent my first month being married suffering the after effects of sunburn! My...

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Excellent

cheap and works well

Chalky

Calamine Lotion …. Having been out in the sun for more than I should have wearing a mere factor 10 I am suffering the consequences with red and sore skin. Of course this is my own fault and I shall later be heading off to get myself some proper protection of at least a factor 30. Seeing as how I...

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“Calming Calamine”

published 28/12/2008

Instant relief from itching, multi purpose, cheap,...

Leaves white powdery residue on the skin

Well, it's that time of year again isn't it? No, I'm not talking about christmas. I mean it's the time of year when all the bugs and infections are doing the rounds and it's hard to find anyone who hasn't had this, that and the next thing in the last few weeks. We're no exception, having just got...

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“Calamine, I remember you”

published 14/07/2011

Cools and soothes itching in loads of conditions

You may not like the smell

My other half got chickenpox for the first time at the grand old age of 26. Now, having had chickenpox 3 times (!) as a child myself, the first thing I done was get some Calamine lotion. I remember lying on my mum's living room floor being painted with the stuff! I got it in Boots, and paid just...

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Excellent

good for soothing appearance and itchiness of chic...

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Is it just me or are doctors a little bit useless at times?! Last november I picked up my daughter from nursery for her to reveal to me she had some spots on her tummy...uh oh. Looking at her then looking at her nursery teacher we both came to the dreaded conclusion = chicken pox. Of course just...

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Excellent

Calming, soothing, releives inflammation fast

Messy to apply, you look white afterwards

For many years I have used Calamine lotion, as did my own mum when I was living at home. I always have a bottle at the back of my medicine cupboard though I haven’t needed to use this for a while now. I buy my own Calamine lotion from Boots where it costs a little over £1 for a large sized glass...

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“Instant relief from itching!”

published 28/05/2011

stop itching instantly

have to wash it off

I remember using this calamine lotion when I was younger when I had chickenpox, my mum used to dab this on them with cotton wool, but I remember it was always freezing as she used to keep the bottle in the bathroom and I hated putting this on! I always keep my bottle in the drawer in the bedroom...

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Excellent

Soothes the itching skin

Leaves you looking like a ghost

Calamine Lotion is probably best know to everyone for its use for when you get chicken pox. It has been used for years for this and I can remember even when I was a child we used to have to be dabbed with this all over. Used to end up looking pale and blotchy and like a ghost. It is an...

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Excellent

“Cool it.”

published 12/08/2013

Helps relieve itchy feeling

Messy

I went to my local Boots Chemist and brought a 200ml of Calamine lotion at a good price of £1.09p. I have only ever seen this lotion in glass bottles but this could be hard to get out of a squeezey bottle. I applied it to my son after a bath time before he slept one night just so it would cool...

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Excellent

cheap, does a lot of uses

none

People think it's odd that I like the smell of Calamine Lotion but it is quite a nice smell and doesn't smell like any other Lotion out there. This is another of those Wonder products that do a lot of uses and is a handy thing to keep in the cupboard, or best in the fridge as especially if you...

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