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Sunblock vs. Vaseline for Sunburn

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Sunblock

OTC
/ 63,476 posts
Other Names: Lip Balm   Total Block Clear

Vaseline

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/ 182,090 posts
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Based on 63,476 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Sunblock (also commonly known as sun screen, sun tan lotion, sun cream or block out) is a lotion, spray, gel or other topical product that absorbs or reflects some of the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation on the skin exposed to sunlight a... Read more on Wikipedia
Vaseline is a brand of petroleum jelly based products owned by Anglo-Dutch company Unilever. Products include plain petroleum jelly and a selection of skin creams, soaps, lotions, cleansers, deodorants and personal lubricants. It has been considered g... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Sunblock vs. Vaseline

260 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
vaseline based stick type sunblock helps prevent it in the...
...of your face instead of red patches in a few days. I'm not aware of much you can do after the fact. Using some vaseline based stick...
be in the sun. I hate the feel of sunblock (and the smell )...
...body moisturizer w/SPF? They're alot less greasy than normal sunblock. I use a Vaseline body lotion w/SPF 15 when I'm not going to ...be in the sun. I hate the feel of sunblock (and the smell ) ...
make sure you use sunblock or sunscreen everyday. You...
...soda with cetaphil to make a paste ...light film of Vaseline is fine d) I use Retin A daily for acne control and to help ward off wrinkles. e) I ...sure you use sunblock or sunscreen eve...
show results and always use sunblock if using them or any...
...take time but do work to an extentalways wear sunblock , use moisturizers .vaseline at night will help with scars.a scrub or a ...show results and always use sunblock if using them or any...
sunny days, i have started using sunblock on a consistent...
...health issue. i use the basic vaseline and on sunny days, i have started using sunblock on a...
vaseline, especially for my lips and to take my make-up...
I love vaseline, especially for my lips and to take my make-up ...face was. I normally carry a small container of vaseline with me everywhere, along with sunblo...
for when the sunblock does'nt work,the ocean,lemon-lime...
...lotion-copppertone and the cocoanut Hawaiian Tropic, Vaseline Intensive Care lotion for when the sunblock does'nt work,the ocean,lemon-lime...
now, oh and like libellula mentioned, vaseline is a miracle...
Neutrogena Moisturising Sunblock: It moisturises my skin aswell as protecting it from the sun, and it ...think of for now, oh and like libellula mentioned, vaseline is a mir...
SPF 15 (not th oil-free); it has Jojoba oil, and it works...
...always follow with: - Vaseline with Cocoa and Shea ...OR - regular Coppertone sunblock SPF 15 (not th oil-free); it has Jojoba oil, and it works great as a ...
Mary Kay SPF 30 sunblock-it works & is waterproof & glides...
...use Mary Kay SPF 30 sunblock-it works & is waterproof & ...it on first, then follow with my \"normal\" lotion of Vaseline. I have been using it this way for years...
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