Urea is used as a medication and applied to the skin to treat dryness and itching that  may occur in psoriasis, dermatitis, or ichthyosis. It may also be used to soften nails.

VASELINE is used to protect and repair the skin also used for preventing diaper rash, but it can also be used to protect minor cuts and burns, to soften skin, and to lock in moisture in dry, cracked skin.