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The best dressings around!

Advantages: Good value, good quality
Disadvantages: None

~ Why I Bought These Dressings ~ Three years ago I had to have an operation to remove a cyst and I was left with surgical staples on my stomach. To keep them clean, dry and protected I was advised to keep them covered with dressings, and this is whe ...

CosmicLove 01.08.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Mepore Dressing

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Not very cheap & not very cheerful!

Advantages: Easy to put on and take off
Disadvantages: Thin material, not sticky enough

I unfortunately suffer from eczema, which is a skin condition which can be itchy, sore and the affected skin becomes inflamed and red. I usually get flare ups once every few months and my last was around six months ago now, however I have been left with n ...

daisyleex 02.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Mepore Adhesive Dressing

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I am going to lock myself in a cardboard box

Advantages: A nice addition to any first aid kit
Disadvantages: Hurty if you massage it in as per instructions

I think I have pointed out previously (just a few times) that I am a clumsy eejit who could probably manage to injure herself even if you stuck me in a cardboard box and left me there with occasional food sachets and water. Don't ask me how, but I'm sure ...

Secre 01.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Acriflex Cooling Burns Gel

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So soothing, so calming

Advantages: No nasty ingredients, all natural, healing and soothing
Disadvantages: None

Nelsons Hypercal Cream is a product I have been using for a long time. It is a natural First Aid for all minor cuts and grazes. I use it on myself and on my daughter whenever she’s hurt herself, especially if she’s fallen. I am sure the actual act of a ...

basketofbuttons 24.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Nelsons Hypercal Cream

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Savlon May Be Your Saviour But Manukacare Is My Miracle!

Advantages: All natural product, heals wounds, bites and cuts, fast, lasts a long time, safe 'n' tasty!
Disadvantages: Can be a little sticky, can be pricey.

Since Ciao’s campaign this month has been health products, there’s been the endless reviewing of antiseptic creams, especially Savlon antiseptic cream, a product that is much trusted by many buyers and families. There was a time however when Savlon and ot ...

Nar2 30.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Comvita Manukacare 18+ Natural Wound Care

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