Born under the California sun, BodyGlide® original formula was made to shoot the curl with glorious abandon, run beaches and bike coasts, climb mountains and hike deep into forests. To do whatever we wanted – for a moment of freedom.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Why use BodyGlide?
WHY DO BODYGLIDE SAY THE PRODUCTS ARE FOR “FIRST USE”?
Use BodyGlide products first, when you get dressed, before you start work and activity, to help save your skin from needing first aid.
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE BALMS?
BODY – The #1 skin formula for protection against rubbing & chafing and has been trusted for over two decades. This is the base of all our anti-chafe/anti-blister stick products.
FOR HER – Starts with BODY as the base and mixes in Coconut and Sweet Almond oils to better moisturize and protect skin. Coconut oil is known to have moisture retaining properties, which promote skin hydration and soothe skin irritation. Sweet Almond Oil is know to help maintain moisture levels in the skin, without blocking pores. It is also rich in A, B and E vitamins to promote skin health.
FOOT GLIDE – Starts with BODY as the base and mixes in anti inflammatory and skin rejuvenation ingredients. Apricot Kernel Oil is rich in A and C vitamins, which treat damaged skin and are known to have anti-inflammatory properties. Comfrey Leaf Extract is known to treat skin ulcers, joint inflammation, and bruises.
CYCLE GLIDE – Starts with BODY as the base and mixes in Provitamin B5 and a light minty fragrance. Provitamin B5 is known to protect the skin from moisture loss, without blocking pores, in order to improve skin softness and elasticity. It is also known to act as a skin healer and protector, which can offer relief from itchiness and pain and reduce redness.
SKIN GLIDE – The only cream in the Body Glide in line. Although it is a different formula than the sticks it still offers great anti-friction/anti-chafe protection.
BODYGLIDE DON’T USE INGREDIENTS FOUND IN OTHER PRODUCTS?
BodyGlide don’t use any petroleum (petrolatum), mineral or vegetable oils, and no lanolin (from animals); all are notoriously greasy, messy, slide around on your skin, require frequent reapplication, and regardless of how they feel, they are comparatively ineffective.
WHO CAN USE BODYGLIDE BALMS?
Most anyone, and they do. From elite athletes, to people in physically demanding jobs, to people who want to wear their favorite shoes/outfit Body Glide® balms can help protect your skin from the rubbing that causes chafing, hot spots blisters and rash.
If you are not certain that chafing and rash are caused by rubbing, consult a health care professional to learn if the cause may be yeast, bacterial infection, eczema, psoriasis, detergent, fabric softener, or something else.
ARE BODYGLIDE PRODUCTS TESTED?
Yes, but never on animals, and they do not use ingredients derived from animals. People participate in tests for skin sensitivity, and the tests are conducted in independent, certified laboratories.
WHAT ARE THE BASE INGREDIENTS?
The following ingredients are uniquely formulated and used as the base for each product: caprylic/capric triglyceride (plant derived), cetearyl alcohol (plant derived), ozokerite wax, glyceryl behenate, stearyl alcohol (plant derived), allantoin (comfrey root derived), tocopherol (antioxidant).