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Your cracked, chafed, or extremely dry skin needs special care. A healing ointment or balm that helps hydrate and soothe your skin can offer fast relief and protection.


CeraVe Healing Ointment is formulated with petrolatum, hyaluronic acid, and ceramides to provide hydration and restore the skin's barrier. This non-comedogenic ointment is suitable for all skin types, fragrance-free, and lanolin-free to minimize the risk of irritation. Our Healing Ointment temporarily protects and helps relieve chafed, chapped, or cracked skin, as well as minor cuts, scrapes, and burns. It also helps protect from the drying effects of wind and cold weather.


Baby’s skin is quite different from adult skin in that it is especially delicate. To ensure you don’t irritate your baby's fragile skin, it’s important to choose skincare products that don’t disturb the skin barrier. CeraVe Baby Healing Ointment was developed with pediatric dermatologists to help prevent and treat diaper rash. Formulated with three essential ceramides, hyaluronic acid, and vitamin E, this healing ointment leaves baby’s skin soothed and helps maintain its protective skin barrier.

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Important Things to Know about Ointment

  • An ointment is a topical emollient used on the skin to help heal and soothe skin conditions, such as rashes and dry, cracked, and chafed skin.
  • A salve is an ointment that is used for medical purposes to heal and soothe. An ointment is the category of topical emollients used for healing and soothing purposes.
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