A lot of people say that the colder months take a toll on their skin, making it itchy and dry, but the summer months really wreak havoc on my skin. Between being out in the sunshine and heat, swimming in the pool, exercising outdoors every day, and getting bitten by bugs (mainly mosquitoes), my skin needs all the TLC it can get. My stand-by body wash is Olay’s Ultra Moisture Body Wash. I’ve been a fan of Olay for many, many years and have been using their body washes since I was a teenager. They have the best smelling scents and their formula feels like butter on my skin in the shower! I’ve got my dry skin tips inside,
I’m often swimming in the pool and the chlorine dries out my skin like crazy. As it is, I have dry, sensitive skin on my body. My face is oily as can be, but my body gets itchy and dry and I have to watch what I use on my skin. Between the sunshine, the chlorine in the pool, and the super hot weather here in the south, it’s important for me to keep my skin moisturized at all times or I’ll be itching my skin constantly. Here are my dry skin tips:
- Always use warm, not hot water. Hot water dries your skin out! It might feel good if you’ve had a long day or your muscles ache, but it’s best to use warm water rather than hot water. I absolutely love hot water, and I can handle really hot water temperatures, but I realized it was drying the heck out of my skin and as soon as I switched to warm water, I noticed an improvement.
- Use moisturizer while your skin is still damp. When I get out of the shower and my skin is still slightly damp, I apply my moisturizer all over my body. It helps it to penetrate my skin faster, and I get that overall glow to my skin.
- Drink H20. Drink a lot of water! This has a profound effect on your skin health. If I’m dehydrated my skin will look and feel flaky and dry.
- Use a moisturizing body wash. In comes Olay’s Ultra Moisturizing Body Wash. I use this stuff religiously. It feels like you are wrapping yourself in liquid moisturizer and it’s incredible. The moisture lasts and lasts even after you’ve stepped out of the shower and dried off.
Olay’s Ultra Moisture Body Wash has an entire jar of moisturizer in it. I love it because it lathers beautifully. Have you ever bought a body wash only to be disappointed that it doesn’t lather well? This is SUPER creamy and silky when you use it. It makes my skin feel like velvet, and it has a gorgeous fresh scent to it. Even after I’ve rinsed off, I can feel how smooth it makes my skin. I’ve definitely noticed that the moisturized feeling lasts throughout the day, as well. I know this stuff is good because even my husband likes the way it smells and notices how incredibly creamy and moisturizing it is. It is almost as if you’ve slathered your entire body in a big moisture wrap at the spa!
I’m a huge fan of this body wash. The best part? You can find it at drugstores and mass retailers nationwide. I’ll be purchasing this again as soon as my bottle runs out!
Did you know that virtually all of the moisturizers in the leading body wash just wash down the drain? Olay Ultra Moisture Body Wash is different. The cleansing lather releases a moisturizing lotion. More moisturizers stay on your skin and less go down the drain. The result? More moisturized skin. See the facts at TheMoistureRising.com.
Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Olay via Glam Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Olay.
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