For today’s video, I discuss the difference between barrier creams, emollients, balms, and salves and which option is best for lichen sclerosus.
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Timestamps for Barrier Cream or Emollient: Which is Better for Lichen Sclerosus
0:00 – Introduction
1:44 – Why are barrier creams and emollients so important for lichen sclerosus
4:12 – What are emollients
10:49 – What are barrier creams
16:26 – What about balms and salves
22:33 – Comparison of each product and what they do
24:20 – Do these products stain your underwear and clothing
25:34 – How often do you need to use these products + my routine
27:47 – Can you use these products with steroids?
29:48 – The importance of patch testing – do not skip this step
33:05 – Outro
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