Home and On-the-Go Aquaphor Healing Ointment is uniquely formulated to help: protect and sooth extremely dry skin, chapped lips, cracked hands and feel, minor cuts and burns, and other minor irritations Different from lotions or creams, the multi-purpose ointment is water free. It is clinically proven to restore smooth and healthy skin. Uniquely Formulated To protect skin. By creating a protective barrier on the skin that allows flow of excess fluid and oxygen. The barrier also keeps in skin's own moisture to create an ideal healing environment.