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The occlusive oils trap the conditioning ingredients, reducing evaporation.
So with Tufano’s assistance, Anthony constructed a makeshift occlusive dressing by removing the thin layer of plastic covering the unopened Band-Aid box and pressing it onto the wound with three bandages.
An occlusive, like silicone, will form a film on the skin, trapping natural moisture inside.
That said, choose a moisturizer that fills your skin with hydration rather than an occlusive cream that just sits on top.
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Origin and Etymology of occlusive
First Known Use: 1888See Words from the same year
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