Topical ointments, creams, and antiseptics coat minor wounds to clean them, relieve pain, or promote healing. Antiseptics clean skin or minor wounds. Antibiotic sprays and ointments kill germs that can cause infection. Topical burn relief products relieve pain caused by minor burns. Itch relief products help users resist scratching stings, bites, and allergic reactions caused by skin irritants. Sunscreen prevents sunburns. Lip balm and lubricating jelly prevent or relieve dry, chapped skin.