Uses for DermaGuard
Sports and Sports Medicine
The non-occlusive DermaGuard barrier helps to prevent the penetration of the skin by irritants that can cause inflammation, discomfort, skin breakdown and allergic reactions.
DermaGuard protects against ointments, oils, latex and its allergens. This is an area where the physicians and training staff can reap the benefits of the product. DermaGuard will protect the skin of the trainers when they apply products like Icy Hot™ or other similar products. DermaGuard is effective against the oils and ointments used in massage. DermaGuard is a first line of defense that trainers can use against latex and it's allergens.
DermaGuard is an effective barrier to bacteria. This is relevant when an athletes skin becomes soaked and more susceptible to harmful allergens and bacteria. DermaGuard can stand up to the most demanding aspects of sports. Long distance and open water swimmers can now enjoy long lasting and effective protection for extended periods of time from bacteria and other unwanted materials that may be encountered.
DermaGuard actively protects the skin from many of today's high-tech materials found in braces and supports. These materials include neoprene, latex and polyester to name a few.
DermaGuard offers the skin additional protection when faced with the rigours of wearing braces and supports. The skins own natural lubrication is easily rubbed off by these devices, this can lead to the skin being rubbed raw. DermaGuard supplements the skins own lubrication and aids in the prevention of and healing from chaffing. If the skin has already been rubbed raw, DermaGuard will prevent the condition from worsening, and since it is also a non-bacterial product, the user can feel confident that the vulnerable skin will not be infected by any impurities. DermaGuard does not interfere with the skin's own natural healing process, so the condition is not further irritated and the skin heals naturally.
DermaGuard prevents skin irritation during long exposure to tapes and adhesives commonly found in many sports. DermaGuard is an effective barrier to these irritants and does not affect the adhesive properties of these tapes etc.
DermaGuard is effective in the harshest environments. In sports, this means that DermaGuard works even when the skin is wet from sweat for long periods of time.
DermaGuard effectively protects the skin from chlorine and other chemicals found in water. This is relevant when an athlete has to take water therapy or when they are exposed to water and or sweat for extended periods of time. DermaGuard helps to prevent skin breakdown and the inherent problems associated with it. When used regularly, DermaGuard prevents the skin from being penetrated by chlorine and it's associated odour. Because DermaGuard does not come off when wet, it is helpful in preventing the dry, irritating effects of prolonged exposure to chlorine and other swimming pool chemicals.
DermaGuard for protection from fish slime. DermaGuard helps in the repelling of the slime and scales found on the surface of most fish. When used before fishing, the slime and its associated odour is more easily washed away from skin treated with DermaGuard. Perhaps of equal importance, skin treated with DermaGuard becomes less prone to adhering to the slime that protects the fish, there by not harming that vital layer of protection to the fish.
DermaGuard for protection from germs. DermaGuard offers exceptional protection to the unwanted germs and bacteria found in many of the waters fished today. While DermaGuard is not an anti-bacterial agent, and therefore not damaging to the sensitive fish, it does not allow the unwanted material through the skin and into the system of capillaries where it would be immediately drawn into the blood stream.
DermaGuard for shooting and gun maintenance... DermaGuard actively protects the skin from gunpowder when shooting and the solvents and oils associated with gun cleaning.
DermaGuard for protection from blood and digestive fluids... DermaGuard acts as an effective barrier to these fluids for the dressing and filleting of fish and game. When used prior to such activities, DermaGuard makes clean up of the skin easier and much more sanitary since the unwanted matter has not been absorbed into the skin and washes off much easier.
DermaGuard for water irritation. DermaGuard helps in the repelling of water from saturating the skin and eventually causing breakdown. Whether ones hands are constantly in the water or one is wearing wet shoes or waders, the skin not only breaks down in this situation but it also becomes more susceptible to bacteria and germs which can easily penetrate the soaked skin.
DermaGuard for prevention and healing of chafing... DermaGuard helps prevent chafing commonly found in the wearing of boots, neoprene waders, certain fishing gloves as well as any other place one might encounter such a problem. The skin naturally has a lubricating and protective barrier that is easily absorbed or damaged by today's high-tech fabrics and materials. DermaGuard augments our natural barrier and, even in the presence of sweat or water, stays in place longer than the skin's own natural barrier. If the skin has already been chafed, wearing DermaGuard will not allow any irritants to further aggravate the area and will enhance the skins own natural protection and lubrication. DermaGuard is not only pure and sterile, it is also hypo-allergenic which is an important factor when applied to raw and sensitive skin.
DermaGuard is the ultimate truly hypoallergenic moisturising topical barrier lotion which guards the skin from the widest array of possibly harmful materials. DermaGuard is an ideal product for health care workers and patients, industrial use, home use, for children and infants, in sports and sports medicine and creative endeavours. DermaGuard also helps those with skin conditions that are worsened by external irritants such as eczema, contact dermatitis (latex allergies), skin allergies, and the associated problems of maceration of the skin. DermaGuard does not damage or interfere with the skins own normal functions. DermaGuard is an ideal product for anyone to use regularly as a protector and enhancer of the skin.