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10 clever uses for your pot of Sudocrem

Section: Baby care
Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream

We all know how much of a lifesaver Sudocrem is. You're in safe hands when you've got some nappy rash and a bit of eczema that's driving you mad. But it is also now a must-have for your cupboard.

For such little money, Sudocrem can be used for basically anything.

What's not to love? Here are 10 things you didn’t know you could do with Sudocrem...


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1) Reduce stretch marks and scars

Sudocrem is a life saver, especially for reducing the itchiness from stretch marks and a good cover up for any scars. But, if it doesn't work for you, and is causing more irritation, stop using the product. 
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2) Plucking eyebrows

Agh, there is nothing worse than the pain and soreness after plucking your eyebrows. Apply some Sudocrem to reduce the redness and the stinging. Try it out after waxing too. 
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3) Defend the dye

How annoying is that leftover hair-dye around your face after dying your hair? Well, just putting a layer of Sudocrem on the common areas will prevent it from showing. 
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4) Stop the chaffing

Applying some Sudocrem to your thighs will stop chaffing in the hot summer and instantly make you more comfortable. 
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5) Fake tan hands

It's summer and it's time to get tanning. Apply some Sudocrem to your hands before you apply your tan and it will act as a barrier. Say goodbye to any brown marks on your hands. 
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6) The cheap primer

Apply a tiny bit of Sudocrem here and there before applying your foundation and your make up won't sink into your skin. 
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7) Stings and bites

Sudocrem is also the perfect remedy for your mozzie bites and wasp stings.
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8) Dog's rashes and dry patches

Sudocrem is recommended by many vets for any dry patches and rashes your dog may have. Make sure you rub in very well before your dog licks it off!  
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9) Sore noses

For the flu and cold season, Sudocrem is great to treat sore noses after blowing your nose a hundred times. Apply under the nose to get rid of dryness. 
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10) Protect those nails!! 

The last thing you want to see is your perfect nails you just got done, ruined by washing the dishes. So protect them with Sudocrem. Its water-repellent base creates a protective seal. 

Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream, £3.19, Amazon

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While training as a journalist at the University of Gloucestershire for 3 years, she was nominated for the Best Feature Category at the Midlands Student’s Media Awards this year, and Head of News and Social Media for the university’s radio station, Tone Radio. Ellie has been published by the likes of Heatworld, Heart, Gloucestershire Live, and ITV West Country. 

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