Top 5 things to know about BODY dryness

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  1. Many forms of body dry skin are allergy or irritation.  Chronic diseases like Psoriasis or Atopic Dermatitis will require on-going prescription medications
  2. Avoid liquid soaps – most containalcohol and are drying.  Bar soaps that are pH adjusted and/or super fatted, like our Lipikar Surgrass Cleansing Bar & Lipikar Syndet Cleansing Cream, are the best options.
  3. Short showers are the best as they minimize the stripping of the skin
  4. Seal skin after bathing with lipid-rich creams or anti-inflammatory creams like Avene Trixera Emollient Cream.
  5. Avoid fabric softeners and dryer sheets altogether!  Even “FREE” branded items are full of formaldehyde

Note that all products BOLDED above are on sale for January 10 – 25.  Watch for our next article on January 26 – “Top 5 things to know about Dry Nails & Cuticles”

 

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