Fix Dry Skin for Good with the Best Lotions Out There
'Tis the season for dry skin. Whether we're taking a dip in the pool, bathing in the salty water of the ocean or soaking up some sun, summer is the time of perpetually dehydrated skin. But, it doesn't have to be. In fact, some of our favorite moisturizers that can cure this season-long ailment are cheaper than a trip to the salad bar. The trick to finding the best product is to search for a formula that softens and moisturizes the roughest of skin without leaving an oily finish. Below are some top ingredients to be on hunt for.
Shea Butter A solid oil doesn’t make skin greasy, but contains vegetable fats that promote cell regeneration and circulation. It also works as an anti-inflammatory to relieve dry and itchy skin.
Cocoa Butter Aside from the amazing smell, cocoa butter prevents dry skin by retaining moisture. Use a hand cream enriched by this ingredient to eliminate the need to keep re-applying product after every wash.
Vitamins A, C & E The best lotion should been packed with antioxidants. Vitamin E helps lotions penetrate the skin without leaving residue. With vitamin A working to stimulate cell production and vitamins C and E removing free radicals, skin is more readily open to accepting moisture into pores.
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