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Doctor insights on: Best Face Lotion For Dry Skin

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The best facial lotions for dry skin?

The best facial lotions for dry skin?

Facial Lotions: Two good facial lotions are cerave and restoraderm both of which are over the counter. They both have ceramides which are important in treating dry skin. ...Read more

Dry Skin (Definition)

Skin lacking adequate moisture feels tight and uncomfortable. This can result from impaired lipid production within the skin leading to water loss. Patients with eczema are prone to dry skin. Other possible causes include low environmental humidity, excessive use of soap, or internal causes such as hypothyroidism. Application of moisturizing cream or ointment immediately ...Read more


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Why types of lotions are the best on dry skin?

Why types of lotions are the best on dry skin?

Ceramide Lotions: Especially if you have sensitive, dry skin, daily application of a fragrance-free, oil-free moisturizing lotion (cerave) will promote normal desquamation and exfoliation of the epidermis. In addition, it contains ceramide that will reduce insensible water loss and enhance the barrier function and epidermal and dermal water content. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best lotion for extremely dry skin?

Please recommend the best lotion for extremely dry skin?

Reduce use of soap: Limit soap to the critical areas (hands, face, axillae, and groin) and use no washcloth or loufa. I bet the dry skin will disappear in days. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the best lotion to use for dry skin?

Alvin'sBestSnakeOil: Of course I'm being facetious b/c there really isn't one best lotion for everyone. So before looking for solutions, focus on causes of dry skin eg http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dry-skin/basics/causes/con-20030009. Check out http://www.webmd.com/beauty/dry-skin-13/cosmetic-procedures-skin-care-dry-skin for helpful ingredients in dry skin lotions. Failing that, go c ur Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best lotion for extremely dry skin?

Can you tell me what is the best lotion for extremely dry skin?

Many different kinds: Dry skin reflects weather conditions and dehydration, drink more water and less cafeine, 30% humidity with dry heat helps any formula you use. Depending on the condition of your skin some people respond better to the thinner lotions becaise they get better absorbed and others do better with the thicker preparations because they coat and protect. ...Read more

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What is the best body lotion for someone with extremely dry skin?

What is the best body lotion for someone with extremely dry skin?

Depends: You can try amlactin, cetaphil, or eucerin lotion-remember everyone respond differently-one may works well for you, but not necessary for others or vice versa.If not work, you can see dermatologist. ...Read more

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The best facial lotions for dry skin? Looking for one with SPF also.

The best facial lotions for dry skin? Looking for one with SPF also.

Cetaphil makes one: Cetaphil makes one with an spf of 50. Neutrogena also makes some good ones. There are others, too. ...Read more

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What is the best lotion for very dry skin?

What is the best lotion for very dry skin?

Recommendations: Functional lotions, such as those that replace sphingolipid ceramide (e.g., cerave) work very well as moisturizers, either as a cream or a lotion, in the treatment of xerosis cutis or dry skin. ...Read more

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What is the best unscented lotion for very dry skin?

Vanicream: I really like Vanicream but Cetaphil, Eucerin and Cerave are all good options. In addition avoid long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers like Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream immediately after shower to damp skin. For break-through itch Sarna lotion can be added. ...Read more