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Dry Skin

Hi Everyone. My 19 mo. old daughter and I are having a problem with really dry skin. We have hard water and are planning to get a water softener but would like to know if any of you have tried any lotions etc. I could use on the two of us until then (my husband's skin is as soft as can be- go figure!). We both drink plenty of water and I have tried a ton of different lotions but nothing seems to do the trick. Thanks in advance for any help you can give us.

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I did not read all the responses but my recommendation is JOJOBA Oil. its an amazing product, you can buy it at health food stores or at www.mysensaria.com/tessbenson. it penetrates the skin and helps so much. it really helped my daughters cradle cap as well. with letting it sit on the head foe about 10 minutes then washing her head as normal while combing through the cradle cap.

I hope this helps you

Hi B.:

Arbonne makes many great skin products for all ages and all skin types. They make a wonderful body lotion just for babies. If you are interested, please email me and I'll send you a link to the catalog. I would be more than happy to place an order for you.

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Well B. I have found a lotion that has worked wonders on me and my kids. I use Renew lotion from Melaleuca. I have also noticed that using products that do not contain chemicals in them are also a factor in preventing dry skin. Check out the website. www.saferforyourhome.com
And then www.livetotalwellness.com/tlr
Good Luck with the dry skin.
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Hi B., Natural does not mean anything anymore. As a cancer survivor, but who lost my Mom to cancer, I found out about the chemicals in personal care products we have been using on our bodies that contain harmful ingredients that we should avoid. Your skin and your daughters are probably been using soaps with sodium lauryl sulfate, propylene glycol, and other chemicals that you do not have to use, these can dry out and irritate sensitive skin. I have been using a line of products from Neways Int. a 20 year old manufacturer of safe products for consumers. They have a complete baby line called Generations, safe, natural and effective. Lotions, body wash, etc.Please read the labels on products you use and avoid these chemicals. Please do not use vaseline, as that is from gasoline, which is a known carcinogen. Also avoid TEA (triethanolamine) which is also a known carcinogen and still in the Arbonne and Melaleuca and all the J and J lines and Proctor and Gambel. You also want to avoid parabens, which are still in many of the products people have mentioned. Aveeno is manfufactured by Johnson and Johnson, contains petrolatum and parabens (which is gasoline) and carcinogenic.To Learn more you can read the facts on my website at www.healthy-communications.com, and you can also read more at www.1000moms1000dollars.com/positivehealthyliving or you can email me directly at ###-###-####

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Hello B.,

My name is C. and I am a licensed esthetician.
Try this mask I am about to give you before buying new products.
Avocado, banana, honey and milk. Blend, chill and apply all over your face, let it sit for 20 minuts and you'll see the results.
I give this mask to all my clients and they all love it.
Hope you'll try it.
If you have any questions, feel free to call me.
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Hi B.,
My name is C. P , I am a Mary Kay consultant & have the same problem with my skin.. I too tried many lotions & found that our Hydrating lotion works wonders on dry skin.. you can visit my ____@____.com/cpage33. Extra emolient nite is also great as well especially hands ands feet.

hi B.,
my daughter has eczema(very dry skin) and my pediatrician recommended Eucerin cream. it comes in a tub and you can buy it at any drugstore or grocery store. it's about $13-$14 dollars, but it lasts a long time. best time to use it is right after a bath or shower.

Ever try Eucerin lotion? My doctor prescribed it for my psoriasis. It goes on very thick (almost like glue) and stays a bit greasy on the skin, but works very well. When I run out of Eucerin I use vasoline or a few drops of baby oil when stepping out of the shower while still wet then pat the skin dry. Hope this helps!

Try Gold Bond Ultra Healing. It worked wonders for our family! :)

I did not read all the responses but my recommendation is JOJOBA Oil. its an amazing product, you can buy it at health food stores or at www.mysensaria.com/tessbenson. it penetrates the skin and helps so much. it really helped my daughters cradle cap as well. with letting it sit on the head foe about 10 minutes then washing her head as normal while combing through the cradle cap.

I hope this helps you

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