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Best Face Moisturizer For Dry Skin
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
Moisture: Neutrogena, cerave, cetaphil, eucerin.Get a more detailed answer ›
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I have very dry skin .which vitamins is good to take and what good moisturizer you would advice for my face?
Dry skin: You have a few options - i like using the cetaphil products. There are generic store brands that are quite similar and possibly more cost effective. Check with your local pharmacist. ...Read more
Moisturizer: For the face, i recommend you use otc cerave lotion for your face and cerave cream for your body. ...Read more
I have a very sensitive dry skin. Do I need to put a lot of moisturizer? How much moisturizer is good for me and how to apply correctly?
Moisturization: If the skin barrier is compromised, e.g. from dry skin, bacteria can colonize the skin, irritate it & make it itchy, leading to scratching, more skin breakdown & more scratching. Depending on the dry skin severity, can guide which moisturizer to use. For mild dry skin, lotion can be good, for moderate, a cream can be good, for very dry, lotion + vaseline (all work best w/in 5 minutes of bathing) ...Read more
Hello! I have Dry Skin Should I use moisturizer on the areas of the skin which is affected.
Or all over the body?
Also Do you rub it in or dab it?
All over: You never know which part of the skin will dry up next. Using the cream all over the body should prevent dryness, & should be safe as long as the cream is hypoallergenic, and well-reputed brand. Avoid creams with excess perfumes, colorings, bleaches, "whiteners" or other additives. These can dry out skin & cause more problems in the future. Good luck. ...Read more
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