Who uses Biafine cream emulsion and why?
Biafine cream is used by a large percentage of the French and is gaining popularity around the world for its unique properties. The makers of Biafine claim that it has non-toxic ingredients and is therefore fine for use by people of all ages. It is in the form of a cream emulsion, and its manufacturers say it can be used daily without adverse reactions. Therefore, almost anyone can use Biafine, except in the rare cases noted below.
Biafine users fall into a few categories
People with severe burns use Biafine in hospitals, applying up to an inch of the cream to badly burned areas and then bandaging the area with standard bandages. Dressings are typically changed frequently with remarkable results.
At the other end of the spectrum, users are also the ones with typical sunburns that stretch from the French Riviera to Australia and Florida. The product is featured frequently in fashion editorials about must-haves in France and in testimonials from models and celebrities around the world.
Other users include people who have undergone laser peels during facials that can leave their skin quite raw. Therefore, Biafine is popular with cosmetic and plastic surgery patients who treat large areas and who also want to minimize incision scars, such as after breast augmentation surgery. (Another reason perhaps for its popularity with the jet set besides the average crowd.)
Cancer patients constitute the third distinct user group, due to the popularity of Biafine after chemotherapy. Unfortunately, the number of people searching online for post-radiation burn treatments is staggering and indicates the prevalence of cancer as a whole in society.
There are studies on the efficacy of Biafine for chemotherapy patients and in 2006 the US Food and Drug Administration approved Biafine. The product has been used in France for over 25 years and can be found in most home medicine cabinets similar to products such as Vaseline® in the United States. (It is available without a prescription).
Biafine cream is a non-steroidal topical medication that is also used to treat scrapes. It is herbal that hydrates the skin tissue, heals the tissue and promotes antibacterial processes to reduce contamination.
Because Biafine is water-based, it can easily penetrate the skin to hydrate the layers beneath it. In addition, it is an emollient, which means that it can soften scar tissue and dead “surface” tissue. In technical terms, Biafine augments a process called “autolytic debridement” by increasing the recruitment of macrophages into wounds. The net result is a reduced need for surgically removed dead tissue.
In essence, when used correctly, Biafine creates a moist environment ideal for healing superficial wounds, dermal ulcers, donor sites, radiation dermatitis, first and second degree burns, minor abrasions, and one former Miss America claims she even uses it all. the nights as a mask. simply to turn back the clocks of wrinkles. It is a fairly broad spectrum due to its effectiveness and general safety.
Biafine cream should not be used for bleeding wounds or rashes related to food allergies or drug allergies, or when a person is allergic to one of the ingredients.
Of course, Biafine should never be ingested, no matter how safe, or used internally. For radiation therapy, it is not supposed to be used 4 hours or less before a treatment session. In the case of skin grafts, it should not be used until the graft has taken.
Any “normal” side effects are quite limited, such as possible tingling after applying Biafine for 10 to 15 minutes. (This appears to be rare and harmless.)
Topical use of Biafine for most scenarios means applying a thick coat 25 to 5 inches thick to the area. The most serious applications such as wounds, abrasions and grafts involve cleaning the area, moistening the dressings and leaving them for 24 to 48 hours on the thick layer of Biafine.
For burns and sunburns, Biafine cream should be applied as soon as possible on and around the affected areas in the same thicknesses described above. Without dressings, it can settle on the surface of the skin until it is no longer absorbed leaving a white waxy residue. After this, if the pain persists, additional thinner layers can be applied until the pain has subsided.
In the specific case of radiation dermatitis, such as after chemotherapy, Biafine can be applied three times a day, every day of the week, to the treated / affected areas, gently massaging the areas until absorbed. Biafine can be used until the skin has fully recovered. It is recommended not to interrupt the applications during the course of radiotherapy, not even for a day. Again, it should not be applied 4 hours or less before a therapy session.
A detailed list of Biafine ingredients is as follows:
Purified water, liquid paraffin, stearic acid, ethylene glycol, paraffin wax, propylene glycol, squalane, avocado oil, trolamine / sodium alginate (an active ingredient), triethanolamine, cetyl palmitate, methyl paraben (sodium salt), sorbic acid ( potassium salt), propyl paraben (sodium salt) and fragrance. Biafine is non-comedogenic, as it stimulates debridement, hydration and regeneration of tissues. Biafine is sold in 45- and 90-gram tubes, as well as an extra-large 186-gram tube.