Urea - the gold standard for emollients?
Urea – the gold standard ingredient for emollients? The full article (with images) can be downloaded by clicking here. [This Article has been published in Podiatry Now 2016 19(10):20-23] Introduction The many benefits of urea as a topical treatment for skin conditions have long been known - particularly as an additive to emollient preparations. In podiatry, we have observed a renaissance with an increase in new products coming to market promoted as containing urea. Recent res