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post #1 of 40
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heyyy everyone

 

I've been dealing with dry skin my whole life and I hate it, it gets itchy and flaky and looks nasty, I have it all over my body. I was using Aveeno moisturizer to treat  it but it seems I'm in need for something better as my skin is still very dry.

 

 I'm looking for a cream with these needs

 

It needs to be thick and absorbe fast

needs to moisturizer for 24 hours

Needs to for sensitive skin

Needs to be ordor free

 

 

 

Please for all you dry skin ladies out there that have found a good moisturizer help a women out, I'm ready to shed my skin it so dry hahahha.

post #2 of 40

I was going to suggest this on your foundation post- MAC Complete Comfort Cream. It actually saved my skin. I'm extremely dry- I actually used to get excema on my face before I tried this. I used Philosophy Hope in a Jar before this, it was okay- but this kicks it's ass. Morning and night! Make sure you're moisturizing at night, it's just as important if not more than morning. Also what face wash are you using? 

post #3 of 40

Hers my two cents! haha! I have Oily-Dry skin. It gets more dry in the winter with the cold air and such. What I recommend that I swear by is by the S.Korea brand  Tony Moly. Its called Fresh Aqua Tear Drop Gel Cream Oil-Free Watery Type (haha a mouthful right!) The gel comes in a super cute tear drop shaped container (if your a fan of cute packaging)
 

If doesn't really have a scent IMO.. The gel is blue and trust me a little bit goes a LONG LONG way.. as when you rub it into your skin it almost feels like your rubbing water into your skin, its amazing. It has a gentle cooling sensation and it doesn't leave your skin feeling sticky.. matte and dewy would be the right way to describe it. Doesn't tighten your skin or anything like that. Just rub it in and then pat your face gently so it gets absorbed! I have had BAD acne in the past and my face is now the clearest it has been in years.. and this mosturizer doesn't seam to upset my skin.. so I'm pretty sure its good for sensitive skin.. but if u do get it.. i would say test a small area. like with most cosmetics/skincare products!

 

you can get it here on ebay:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Tonymoly-Tony-Moly-Fresh-Aqua-Tear-Drop-Gel-Cream-Blue-Oil-Free-Watery-/150827804682?pt=US_Skin_Care&hash=item231e09a80a
 

or just search on ebay "Tony Moly Fresh Aqua Tear Drop Gel Cream Oil-Free Watery Type"

 

Hope this helps! smiles.gif

post #4 of 40
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Originally Posted by xStarryEyedX View Post

I was going to suggest this on your foundation post- MAC Complete Comfort Cream. It actually saved my skin. I'm extremely dry- I actually used to get excema on my face before I tried this. I used Philosophy Hope in a Jar before this, it was okay- but this kicks it's ass. Morning and night! Make sure you're moisturizing at night, it's just as important if not more than morning. Also what face wash are you using? 

 I'm just using this crappy morning burst face wash, I was looking for a good face wash could you suggest one! I also have excema mostly on my elbows and knees none on my face, but like you said I moisturize like its a habit and it's still dry. Thanks for the cream tip I'll check the MAC out. Is it greasy? I'm not a fan of greasy face creams. Is it just a face cream or a body cream as well?

post #5 of 40
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Originally Posted by CourtneyKissMe View Post

Hers my two cents! haha! I have Oily-Dry skin. It gets more dry in the winter with the cold air and such. What I recommend that I swear by is by the S.Korea brand  Tony Moly. Its called Fresh Aqua Tear Drop Gel Cream Oil-Free Watery Type (haha a mouthful right!) The gel comes in a super cute tear drop shaped container (if your a fan of cute packaging)
 

If doesn't really have a scent IMO.. The gel is blue and trust me a little bit goes a LONG LONG way.. as when you rub it into your skin it almost feels like your rubbing water into your skin, its amazing. It has a gentle cooling sensation and it doesn't leave your skin feeling sticky.. matte and dewy would be the right way to describe it. Doesn't tighten your skin or anything like that. Just rub it in and then pat your face gently so it gets absorbed! I have had BAD acne in the past and my face is now the clearest it has been in years.. and this mosturizer doesn't seam to upset my skin.. so I'm pretty sure its good for sensitive skin.. but if u do get it.. i would say test a small area. like with most cosmetics/skincare products!

 

you can get it here on ebay:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Tonymoly-Tony-Moly-Fresh-Aqua-Tear-Drop-Gel-Cream-Blue-Oil-Free-Watery-/150827804682?pt=US_Skin_Care&hash=item231e09a80a
 

or just search on ebay "Tony Moly Fresh Aqua Tear Drop Gel Cream Oil-Free Watery Type"

 

Hope this helps! smiles.gif

 

 

Thanks a lot, I've never heard of this before but I'll try it  out. I love moisturizer that leaves a cooling sensation the one I had before did that and it made my skin feel like heaven.

post #6 of 40
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CourtneyKissMe View Post

Hers my two cents! haha! I have Oily-Dry skin. It gets more dry in the winter with the cold air and such. What I recommend that I swear by is by the S.Korea brand  Tony Moly. Its called Fresh Aqua Tear Drop Gel Cream Oil-Free Watery Type (haha a mouthful right!) The gel comes in a super cute tear drop shaped container (if your a fan of cute packaging)
 

If doesn't really have a scent IMO.. The gel is blue and trust me a little bit goes a LONG LONG way.. as when you rub it into your skin it almost feels like your rubbing water into your skin, its amazing. It has a gentle cooling sensation and it doesn't leave your skin feeling sticky.. matte and dewy would be the right way to describe it. Doesn't tighten your skin or anything like that. Just rub it in and then pat your face gently so it gets absorbed! I have had BAD acne in the past and my face is now the clearest it has been in years.. and this mosturizer doesn't seam to upset my skin.. so I'm pretty sure its good for sensitive skin.. but if u do get it.. i would say test a small area. like with most cosmetics/skincare products!

 

you can get it here on ebay:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Tonymoly-Tony-Moly-Fresh-Aqua-Tear-Drop-Gel-Cream-Blue-Oil-Free-Watery-/150827804682?pt=US_Skin_Care&hash=item231e09a80a
 

or just search on ebay "Tony Moly Fresh Aqua Tear Drop Gel Cream Oil-Free Watery Type"

 

Hope this helps! smiles.gif

 

 

 

OMG your right the container is sooooo cute

post #7 of 40
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Originally Posted by Kassie View Post

 I'm just using this crappy morning burst face wash, I was looking for a good face wash could you suggest one! I also have excema mostly on my elbows and knees none on my face, but like you said I moisturize like its a habit and it's still dry. Thanks for the cream tip I'll check the MAC out. Is it greasy? I'm not a fan of greasy face creams. Is it just a face cream or a body cream as well?

 

It's not greasy at all- it's aaaaaamazing. Get a sample if you'd be more comfortable. It literally saved the crap out of my skin. And for cleanser I swear by Purity Made Simple by Philosophy. The crappy face wash could be drying you out. Even Dove or Cetafil are better than the morning burst if you're dry and would prefer to stay with drug store stuff. I would really gravitate towards products FOR dry skin, anything for normal or oily will not cut it, at least if you're anything like me. 

I found a GODSEND for excema... Aveda has a set with this weird oatmeal bath stuff and lotion, it saved my life I'm not kidding. I know that sounds dramatic, but I used to get it on my neck and it went away after 2 days 

post #8 of 40
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Originally Posted by xStarryEyedX View Post

 

It's not greasy at all- it's aaaaaamazing. Get a sample if you'd be more comfortable. It literally saved the crap out of my skin. And for cleanser I swear by Purity Made Simple by Philosophy. The crappy face wash could be drying you out. Even Dove or Cetafil are better than the morning burst if you're dry and would prefer to stay with drug store stuff. I would really gravitate towards products FOR dry skin, anything for normal or oily will not cut it, at least if you're anything like me. 

I found a GODSEND for excema... Aveda has a set with this weird oatmeal bath stuff and lotion, it saved my life I'm not kidding. I know that sounds dramatic, but I used to get it on my neck and it went away after 2 days 

Aveno not Aveda* durrr

post #9 of 40

I want to recommend First Aid Beauty's Ultra Repair Cream. It's creamy and thick yet fast absorbing. It doesn't leave the skin greasy and has no real scent. You can find it at Sephora. It's a bit pricey but it does what it says it will.

post #10 of 40

right so, i was asking specktra this about 5 years ago, unfortunately to no avail i did not find my holy grail through suggestions but i may as well share my two cents

 

your skin is not the same as others, what works for some may not work fror you, what i like,you may not..

 

that said

 

estee lauder skin recovery complex.

http://www.esteelauder.co.uk/product/689/4595/Product-Catalog/Skincare/By-Category/Repair-Serums/Advanced-Night-Repair/Synchronized-Recovery-Complex/index.tmpl

 

one word uh-may-zing! its an almost instantly absorbed serum, this stuff has changed my life. it helps my skin no end, however... you still  need a good moisturiser, this just helps repair ur skin, and helps restore it so it isnt so dry, damaged and dehydrated.. you still need a moisturiser too. this serum is my MUST HAVE, that said, it is pricey but so worth it, its like a vitamin shot for your face

this has a zingy smell, so i'm not sure about ur skin type?  maybe ask at a counter for a sample??

 

for moisturisers, i can suggest a few,
johnnsons face cream for dry/sensitive skin (of the cheap ones this was the best)

avene (the french brand) rich compensating cream (my fav) http://www.avene.co.uk/Rich-Compensating-Cream-Range i believe these are okay for sensitive skin?

nivea natural beauty face cream for dry/sensitive

i have used mac comeplete comfort, it was okay,  it did its job, with the serum it would be a good combo

 

another must have for dry skin elizabeth arden 8 hour cream... this stuff stinks, i hate the smell, but when u have a dry patch that just wont shift, there is no other, it has a texture like vaseline, but put it on overnight and by morning, flakes be gone

 

also, investing in a clarisonic helped me ban flakes for good

post #11 of 40

Laroche-Posay HYDRANORME, the best ever. Very low price here 12 € and really efficient against severe dryness.

post #12 of 40
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Originally Posted by Kassie View Post


Thanks a lot, I've never heard of this before but I'll try it  out. I love moisturizer that leaves a cooling sensation the one I had before did that and it made my skin feel like heaven.

If you do end up getting it you gotta let me know what you think of it!!
post #13 of 40
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by xStarryEyedX View Post

 

It's not greasy at all- it's aaaaaamazing. Get a sample if you'd be more comfortable. It literally saved the crap out of my skin. And for cleanser I swear by Purity Made Simple by Philosophy. The crappy face wash could be drying you out. Even Dove or Cetafil are better than the morning burst if you're dry and would prefer to stay with drug store stuff. I would really gravitate towards products FOR dry skin, anything for normal or oily will not cut it, at least if you're anything like me. 

I found a GODSEND for excema... Aveda has a set with this weird oatmeal bath stuff and lotion, it saved my life I'm not kidding. I know that sounds dramatic, but I used to get it on my neck and it went away after 2 days 

 Yes I know the aveeno stuff your talking about I have used that stuff and your right it did work. Yes I agree with you the face wash is crappy I only use it because it's on hand, I was looking to buy some better face wash but I didn't know really where to start. Ill check the purity made simple stuff and see if that works.

post #14 of 40
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Originally Posted by DILLIGAF View Post

I want to recommend First Aid Beauty's Ultra Repair Cream. It's creamy and thick yet fast absorbing. It doesn't leave the skin greasy and has no real scent. You can find it at Sephora. It's a bit pricey but it does what it says it will.

 OK I'll have to look for it thanks for the help

post #15 of 40
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Originally Posted by CourtneyKissMe View Post


If you do end up getting it you gotta let me know what you think of it!!

 Yeah I will for sure this is def on my list might be awhile till I buy it thought but when I do I'll let you know what I think

post #16 of 40
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Originally Posted by banana1234 View Post

right so, i was asking specktra this about 5 years ago, unfortunately to no avail i did not find my holy grail through suggestions but i may as well share my two cents

 

your skin is not the same as others, what works for some may not work fror you, what i like,you may not..

 

that said

 

estee lauder skin recovery complex.

http://www.esteelauder.co.uk/product/689/4595/Product-Catalog/Skincare/By-Category/Repair-Serums/Advanced-Night-Repair/Synchronized-Recovery-Complex/index.tmpl

 

one word uh-may-zing! its an almost instantly absorbed serum, this stuff has changed my life. it helps my skin no end, however... you still  need a good moisturiser, this just helps repair ur skin, and helps restore it so it isnt so dry, damaged and dehydrated.. you still need a moisturiser too. this serum is my MUST HAVE, that said, it is pricey but so worth it, its like a vitamin shot for your face

this has a zingy smell, so i'm not sure about ur skin type?  maybe ask at a counter for a sample??

 

for moisturisers, i can suggest a few,
johnnsons face cream for dry/sensitive skin (of the cheap ones this was the best)

avene (the french brand) rich compensating cream (my fav) http://www.avene.co.uk/Rich-Compensating-Cream-Range i believe these are okay for sensitive skin?

nivea natural beauty face cream for dry/sensitive

i have used mac comeplete comfort, it was okay,  it did its job, with the serum it would be a good combo

 

another must have for dry skin elizabeth arden 8 hour cream... this stuff stinks, i hate the smell, but when u have a dry patch that just wont shift, there is no other, it has a texture like vaseline, but put it on overnight and by morning, flakes be gone

 

also, investing in a clarisonic helped me ban flakes for good

 I will def look into the estee lauder stuff I don't care if it pricey if it work I'll buy it, I may try and find a sample before I buy it though just to make sure my skin agrees with it. I don't usually get dray patches but I do the odd time, I keep the stuff in mind. I do have a baby so I have the johnsons face cream on hand and it smells so good so maybe I'll try that on my face.

 

I have never been a fan of nivea but people have been telling me there brand is bette then it use to be so maybe I'll give it a go and try it out besides its cheap

post #17 of 40
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Originally Posted by Dominique33 View Post

Laroche-Posay HYDRANORME, the best ever. Very low price here 12 € and really efficient against severe dryness.

Laoche- posay has this milk cream that did wonder for my skin, I got a sample a while ago and I loved it but for some reason I cant seem to find in stores anymore :( I'll look for this stuff and see if I can find it. Laroche-posay is one of my favorite brands

post #18 of 40
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OK so another question ladies is clinique creams any good there kinda on the higher side but not crazy exspensive. People say it's not a great brand for the money you pay why is this?

post #19 of 40
I've always used Clinique I use the dramatically different gel in summer and lotion in winter. I use the thirst quencher one only on my cheeks at night. get tons of compliments and I'd say that Clinique is s mid level brand. all of my face makeup is clinique
post #20 of 40
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I've always used Clinique I use the dramatically different gel in summer and lotion in winter. I use the thirst quencher one only on my cheeks at night. get tons of compliments and I'd say that Clinique is s mid level brand. all of my face makeup is clinique

 Yeah I thought there products were pretty good but I heard people saying other things.

post #21 of 40
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Originally Posted by Kassie View Post

OK so another question ladies is clinique creams any good there kinda on the higher side but not crazy exspensive. People say it's not a great brand for the money you pay why is this?

 

I've had zero luck with Clinique. I don't like their skincare at all. 

post #22 of 40
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Originally Posted by xStarryEyedX View Post

 

I've had zero luck with Clinique. I don't like their skincare at all. 

 yeah see heard that before, what brand of creams should I go for, I looking for night cream, eye serum, eye repair, and wrinkle cream ahahah I wanna keep the wrinkles back before they start to happen

post #23 of 40
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Originally Posted by Kassie View Post

 yeah see heard that before, what brand of creams should I go for, I looking for night cream, eye serum, eye repair, and wrinkle cream ahahah I wanna keep the wrinkles back before they start to happen

How old are you?

post #24 of 40
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How old are you?

Sorry I didn't mean to hit submit yet my puppy is losing her mind and thus making me lose mine. You want to be using different things based on age:) 

post #25 of 40
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Originally Posted by xStarryEyedX View Post

How old are you?

I'm only 21 but I do a lot of tanning thus damaging my skin. Not so much my body but my face right underneath my eyes I have fine lines and I hate them, concealer and foundation always build up there and make them stand out. I also have a wrinkle on my forehead but that one isn't something that bugs me to much. I also have really big eyes you can't tell from the picture but my eyelides get really wrinkley and gross so I was just look for some cream/serum to replenish them and make them a little tighter and better looking

post #26 of 40
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Sorry I didn't mean to hit submit yet my puppy is losing her mind and thus making me lose mine. You want to be using different things based on age:) 

awwwh I love puppys but I have a 15 month old daughter and thats good enough for me hheheheh

post #27 of 40

Read on to find out several treatments you can make at home to soothe your skin :

 

1. Combining olive oil and sugar will create a great scrub that not only exfoliates your skin, but moisturizes it as well. Put 1/4 cup of olive oil in a small bowl. Add 1 tsp of sugar in the bowl. Apply the mixture to your face and let it absorb into your skin for 20 minutes. After you rinse your face with lukewarm water, your skin will feel as soft as butter.

 

2. In addition to being healthy and delicious, yogurt makes a great mask for dry skin. Take some yogurt that's been stored in your refrigerator and put it all over your face. Add a bit of honey if your skin is very dry. Leave it on your face for 10 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water.

 

3. Honey mixed with carrot juice and egg yolk will make a wonderful mask for dry skin. Mix 1 tsp of honey, 1 egg yolk and 1 tsp of carrot juice in a small bowl. Apply the mixture to your face and leave it on for 15 minutes. Then, gently blot your face with a towel to remove the mask.

post #28 of 40
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Originally Posted by Kassie View Post

Laoche- posay has this milk cream that did wonder for my skin, I got a sample a while ago and I loved it but for some reason I cant seem to find in stores anymore :( I'll look for this stuff and see if I can find it. Laroche-posay is one of my favorite brands

HYDRANORME is really good, thick but moisturizing, I hope you'll find it again. Of course it's a basic cream but that's all you need to have if your skin is dry. It brings water and oil to your skin. It's a " water in oil " formula,  E/H in French, that's the reason why.

post #29 of 40
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Originally Posted by Dominique33 View Post

HYDRANORME is really good, thick but moisturizing, I hope you'll find it again. Of course it's a basic cream but that's all you need to have if your skin is dry. It brings water and oil to your skin. It's a " water in oil " formula,  E/H in French, that's the reason why.

Yes my sister uses that stuff and says it's the best ever and it is cheap so I think I'll look into getting that thanks

post #30 of 40

Try Peter Thomas Roth Ultimate Creme in a tube. It is a bit pricy but well worth it.

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