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Really dry skin on my face......any good reccomendations

(13 Posts)
nutcracker Wed 02-Mar-05 21:49:29

I get it every winter, all round my mouth and on my chin, it looks right mess and is getting on my nerves now.

The cream i used last year doesn't seem to be doing anything this year, anyone know of any other good ones.

biglips Wed 02-Mar-05 21:50:24

try E45 cream - only a tiny blob as its very concentrated one

Evesmama Wed 02-Mar-05 21:51:44

oilatum/aqueous cream or hemp cream from body shop?hth

nutcracker Thu 03-Mar-05 13:57:51

Thanks will give those a try

HappyMumof2 Thu 03-Mar-05 14:01:17

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CountessDracula Thu 03-Mar-05 14:05:45

Aveeno (I would recommend from anything from dry skin to leprosy)

paolosgirl Thu 03-Mar-05 14:07:11

Elizabeth Ardens 8 hour cream - I bought some after reading about it on MN and it really is fantastic.

sandyballs Thu 03-Mar-05 14:16:27

Omega 3 fish oil capsules. I started taking 2 a day about a month ago and my dry skin has really improved, feels much softer and smoother.

sandyballs Thu 03-Mar-05 14:17:04

Happymum - I'm allergic to vaseline!

HappyMumof2 Thu 03-Mar-05 14:18:39

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DillyDally Thu 03-Mar-05 14:19:27

There are some face masks that you can leave on overnight and the moisturiser sinks into your skin all ready for the morning..I have a gel based one so it doesnt make the pillows sticky.

sandyballs Thu 03-Mar-05 14:29:49

Happymum - I was surprised as I didn't think there was much in it really! I kept persevering, thinking it must be something else, but I ended up looking like a leper with a big swollen weeping face, very attractive. DH kindly and sensitively said to me "you're very brave going out like that ".

HappyMumof2 Thu 03-Mar-05 14:32:42

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