If you’ve cut yourself, burned yourself, or have otherwise developed a minor, superficial injury that’s removed several layers of skin, bandaging the affected area may not be enough. Once the body’s protective covering has been comprised, harmful germs can get in. However, washing the wound and the applying an antiseptic cream will keep you protected while the area heals. A high-quality cream can actually help expedite the healing process by providing important, skin-supporting nutrients. There are even a number of creams that have built-in pain-relieving abilities. Using these products will diminish your discomfort, speed up your recovery, and prevent the development of painful and potentially dangerous infections.

If you have a first aid kit in your car or home, you definitely want to include a good antiseptic cream in your arsenal of products for superficial wound care. A quality cream will make cleaning and protecting wounds infinitely easier. Best of all, these agents are easy to apply and will not cause any additional discomfort during the application process.