Everyday uses

Multiple uses

- Petroleum jelly is present in many cosmetic products: Face and body creams, hair removal creams, body lotions, lipstick, deodorant, make-up remover…

For cosmetics, where petroleum jelly is in direct contact with the skin, hands and lips, the texture is essential. It improves the visual aspect, the viscosity, the touch, the spread-ability of the product, and also the capacity to add shine to hair or lips.

- Well-known medications also contain petroleum jelly: creams and ointments for treating burns, dermatitis, urticaria, skin irritations, rashes, chapping; moisturisers; ophthalmic ointments; gauzes...

Aiglon Codex petroleum jellies are authorised for oral use, unlike petrolatums. Aiglon petroleum jellies are a base for ingested laxatives.

- Petroleum jelly is also used in veterinary treatments: salves, vaccines…

Other types of petroleum jellies are used in modelling clays, candles, polishes and other technical products…