Works by soothing and protecting the skin. Soothing itchy, irritated or sunburnt skin
Can be used by adults and children
Provides relief from minor skin rashes and irritation (sunburn, prickly heat, insect bites, itchy chicken pox)
After application to the skin the calamine evaporates, which produces a cooling effect that helps distract you from the itch. This sensation also helps relieve sunburn.
Calamine lotions and creams also contain the active ingredient zinc oxide, which has soothing effect and also has antiseptic properties that help prevent infection from scratching.