What is Aquaphor?

Aquaphor is a brand name for an over-the-counter skincare ointment that is used to protect and soothe dry, cracked, or irritated skin. The active ingredients in Aquaphor include petrolatum, mineral oil, ceresin, lanolin alcohol, and panthenol, which work together to create a protective barrier on the skin that helps retain moisture and prevent further irritation.


Aquaphor is commonly used to treat a variety of skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis, and minor burns. It is also used as a moisturizer for dry and cracked skin, as well as a healing ointment for tattoos and other types of skin trauma.


Aquaphor is available in various forms, including ointment, cream, and spray. It is a popular product in the skincare industry and can be found in many drugstores and online retailers.

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