1,3-Butylene glycol is an efficient antimicrobial agent, that helps to prevent skin infections by blocking gram-negative and gram-positive microorganisms and yeasts. Cetearyl alcohol and Cetostearyl alcohol are a mixture of Cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol. They help to make the product thicker. Sodium lauroyl sarcocinate acts as a foaming agent which helps to remove impurities, oil, and dirt from the face. Use Episoft cleansing lotion exactly as advised by your doctor. Shake well before use. It is for external use only. Wet your face with water and apply the lotion. Massage your face gently and rinse it off with water. Avoid scrubbing the lotion into your skin. You can use this cleansing lotion two to three times a day. Use daily to get good results.