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I am as girl who have very dry skin, tried applying lots of moisturizers and creams, what can I do about it?

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Dr. SG Erman
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Timing

Use products that contain a large amount of oils, like baby oil, or petroleum products.
Avoid products with alcohol. Use the moisturizers when your skin is damp-nothing adds moisture from the outside. The products only seal in what is already there. Be sure to drink a lot. Use a humidifier.

In brief: Timing

Use products that contain a large amount of oils, like baby oil, or petroleum products.
Avoid products with alcohol. Use the moisturizers when your skin is damp-nothing adds moisture from the outside. The products only seal in what is already there. Be sure to drink a lot. Use a humidifier.
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Dr. Brian Williams
You may also try decreasing the temperature and time spent showering, decreasing soap use or switching to a soapless formula such as Cetaphil sensitive skin cleanser followed by patting dry and immediately putting on a good moisturizer as stated above.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Cerave,efas

The use of ceramides can help trap moisture in the skin.
In addition add essential fatty acids such as flaxseed oil or a 3-6-9 blend to improve the skin from inside, .

In brief: Cerave,efas

The use of ceramides can help trap moisture in the skin.
In addition add essential fatty acids such as flaxseed oil or a 3-6-9 blend to improve the skin from inside, .
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Dry skin treatment

Dry skin can have many causes such as thyroid disease, oral medications, genetics, too many showers, to hot of showers, and drying soaps.
Treatment can be with prescription moisturizers like urea creams, Lactic Acid and over the counter creams like cerave or restoriderm.

In brief: Dry skin treatment

Dry skin can have many causes such as thyroid disease, oral medications, genetics, too many showers, to hot of showers, and drying soaps.
Treatment can be with prescription moisturizers like urea creams, Lactic Acid and over the counter creams like cerave or restoriderm.
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