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Crocodile Skin -- suggestions please

my skin has been so dry lately. I know it's because it's been windy and cold but I can't find anything that gets rid of the cracks in my skin (legs and arms especially) for longer than a few hours. I'm drinking lots of water, so I know I'm hydrated (like 100 oz/day. I weight 140). I've been trying palmer's cocoa butter, baby oil, and some generic cream but nothing seems to work. Does anyone have any recommendations on a good cream, oil, salve, or something that can help?


Tue. Jan 9, 5:53pm

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cheaper solution: try almond oil after you shower.
Personal FAVE body moisturizer: Active Body Lotion by Niutrimetics. (Distributed in Canada by Avalla) I swim alot, and this is the one I use ALL the time.

Tuesday, January 09, 2007, 8:00 PM

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edit: by Nutrimetics

Tuesday, January 09, 2007, 8:01 PM

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Dumb question maybe...but where do you buy almond oil. Is that at the supermarket?

Tuesday, January 09, 2007, 10:26 PM

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We use Aveeno lotions - they help my dry skin (I am in water a lot) and they don't bother my girls' sensitive skin.

Tuesday, January 09, 2007, 10:28 PM

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My regular grocery store (QFC) does carry almond oil and I also buy it at Whole Foods. If your grocery has an 'organic' or 'health food' section - check there. I've also seen it at Nature's pantry.

I am also an Aveeno fan (also sensitive skin) - that's what I use when I need moisturizing. Almond is my fave for a massage though - such a great silky texture to it when applied to skin.

Tuesday, January 09, 2007, 10:56 PM

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