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My ONLY moisturiser for nearly 20 years!!
Member Name: Luisa1981
Advantages: Thick and versatile
Aged 12 (*reviewer faces stark realisation that this was about 20 years ago. UGH*), I was diagnosed with mild eczema on my face. I used to, and still do, get very tight, chapped skin on my face, and outbreaks of itchy nastiness on other parts of my body. My doctor at the time prescribed me Diprobase and I have not looked back.
Diprobase is an emollient, which means it locks the moisture into your skin, and provides a protective barrier. It's very thick, creamy, and if you are not used it, feels a little weird on the skin. The nearest 'generic' product I can compare it to is E45, but E45 isn't nearly as effective for me.
WHAT I HAVE USED IT FOR.
Diprobase is my 'first aid' cream. I've used it as a general moisturiser on all of my body. It's great for dry, cracked heels, eczema outbreaks, heat rash, itchy scars and sunburn.
WHY I DON'T USE ANYTHING ELSE.
Honestly? Nothing comes close. I have been through phases of trying expensive moisturisers in pretty packaging, because I wanted to be like my pals. But they never moisturise deep enough, and never last the whole day. Most people have separate products for face, feet, body and 'emergencies', I have one. This is a miracle cream.
20 years is a long time to be loyal to a product, my only bugbear is I can no longer get it on prescription because my eczema isn't serious enough! HOWEVER, you can buy this over the counter in most good chemists for a couple of £££ more than the prescription
Summary: Great all-round, soothing moisturiser.