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Moisturiser for very dry skin

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curlyrebel · 30/10/2018 17:36

Hi, can anyone recommend a moisturiser for my very dry, sensitive skin?
I use Nivea day and night creams but in this weather I need something more intensive. And not too expensive please.

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FairfaxAikman · 30/10/2018 17:37

Aveeno works wonders for me. My skin is dry as the result of a scalding.

curlyrebel · 30/10/2018 18:22

Thanks @FairfaxAikman which of their products do you use on your face?

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frostywalkshotchocolate1 · 30/10/2018 18:23


FairfaxAikman · 30/10/2018 18:27

Just the standard green one

Biologifemini · 30/10/2018 18:29

Eucerin 5% urea cream mixed with a drop of grape seed oil.
Onto very slightly damp skin.

curlyrebel · 05/11/2018 18:11

Thank you! Trying out Aveeno...

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Clarabelle40 · 05/11/2018 20:54

Weleda Skin Food - 'tis nothing short of a miracle.

PhilODox · 06/11/2018 08:50

I also have very dry, sensitive skin, and have found the only thing that works for me is clarins Sad it's too ££££

rosie39forever · 06/11/2018 12:18

I find useing an oil before moistureiser is the only way to avoid sore very dry skin, just a few drops of rosehip oil works wonders for me, since I’ve been useing the oil I get loads of complements on my skin (and I’m an old bird🤣)

stayfit · 06/11/2018 15:32

I second using a oil on damp skin before any moisturizer. I am liking pai rose hip oil.

My beautician friend said weleda one has alcohol and can be drying and suggested neals yard moisturizers if you wanted natural skincare.

FloofyDoof · 06/11/2018 17:10

Cerave, the one in the tub.

Perch · 06/11/2018 17:13

Aveeno. Colloidal oatmeal has some proper science behind it.

bassackwards · 06/11/2018 17:18

I have very dry sensitive skin and have started using the Aveeno body lotion on my whole body including face! It's very gentle.

stayfit · 06/11/2018 17:22

@Perch thanks just googled oats and it seems to be really good. Which aveeno would you recommend?

Mouthfulofquiz · 06/11/2018 17:30

I use Avène (not aveeno) and it’s very good for me. My skin is sensitive and dry if I let it!

Perch · 06/11/2018 17:35

OP we use the lotion in a tube. Costco is cheapest by far for the 3-pack, otherwise alternate between amazon and ebay. Cheapest to buy the triple packs but always shop around.

curlyrebel · 06/11/2018 17:48

I bought some Aveeno from Boots and it wasn't cheap! But seems to be good and will hopefully last a while.

I think I need to carry moisturiser around with me as any moisturiser I apply in the morning doesn't seem to last with the central heating and weather!

I'll have a look for Rosehip or Grape seed oil too. Thanks.

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