The number of skin care products available can make choosing the best one an overwhelming prospect. How do you know which product will do what it claims and which aren’t even worth the cost of the stamp placed on the envelope of your complaint letter? Choosing a skin care product entails some trial and error. Each person has a unique body chemistry which affects how the skin will respond to the various skin care products. Even if a product’s label claims to be formulated for dry skin you may still need to experiment with the product some to determine if the product works for you.
Even though there may be some disparity in the effectiveness of a particular skin care product from person to person, there are certain products whose overall results are superior and more consistent than others. These are the products you can rely on to do what they claim. Some of the dry skin products which provide results even offer a money back guarantee. A guarantee speaks volumes of the confidence the manufacturer has in the product being sold. You can purchase the dry skin care product without worrying about spending money on a product which won’t work. In this precarious economy, a guarantee is peace of mind at a time when many people cannot afford to spend money on an ineffectual product.
The spectrum of dry skin products range from the drug store variety which can be purchased for a relatively low price to the department store brands which can be more costly. The dry skin care products which can be found in the drug stores and the grocery stores are available for much less than those found in department stores. These products provide decent, if not outstanding, results. The dry skin care products may not contain the most advanced ingredients and technology available on today’s market. But they will alleviate some of the skin issues related to dry skin. Your skin will be softer and smoother. And if you read the labels, some of these products do come with a satisfaction guarantee. If you are not satisfied with the results, you can send back the unused portion for a refund.
If you are in the market for a more economical dry skin care product, try one of these:
Dove Delicate Cream Oil Body Wash: This liquid body wash is extremely moisturizing. It contains soybean and sunflower oil to restore some of the missing moisture in your skin.
Dove Ultra Rich Cream Oil Body Wash: This is also a liquid body wash. This version, however, is a little richer than the delicate body wash which is geared towards more sensitive skin.
Olay Age Defying Body Wash: This moisturizing body wash contains petroleum which keeps moisture from escaping as it moisturizes.
Olay Complete Defense Daily UV Moisturizer (SPF 30): This moisturizer protects your skin from damaging sun rays while restoring moisture to your skin. The main active ingredient is vitamin B which improves the circulation and helps your skin retain moisture.
Neutrogena: Healthy Skin Enhanced Tinted Moisturizer (SPF 20): This moisturizer doubles as a cosmetic product. You can moisturize your skin and add a little color to your complexion at the same time. The SPF protects your skin from sun damage.
Avon Hydra Radiance Moisturizing Day Lotion (SPF 15): Though this moisturizer will not be found on the drugstore shelves, you can generally purchase Avon products at the same low prices. This product has actually been ranked very high by consumers.
Suave skin therapy moisturizers: These moisturizers are formulated with ingredients found in more expensive brand moisturizers. You will obtain the same results at a much lower price. You can’t beat that kind of deal!
Department stores offer a unique opportunity to actually try their products before you purchase them. Though these products may be more expensive, you can receive free samples from the counters in the cosmetic section of the department stores. The free samples provided are not usually one time use samples. The samples usually contain enough of the product to last a couple of weeks; enough time for you to really see what the product will do for you. When you finish off your sample, you can return to the store and purchase the product if you liked it or you can even request a new sample.
Here are some products to request from the department store:
Clinique Continuous Rescue Antioxidant Moisturizer: This is an absolute must. Give it a try.
Neiman Marcus’ Ultra Moisturizing Buffing Cream with Scrub Particles: Not only does this moisturizer restore your skin, but it removes dry dead skin so you can reach the lower layers.
Nordstrom’s Origins High Potency Night-A-Mins® Mineral-Enriched cream: This moisturizer works while you sleep. It is infused with a significant number of beneficial skin vitamins.
Sephora Brand: FACE Moisturizing Gel Cream - Normal Skin: Though it says it is formulated for normal skin, the ingredients are great for dry skin. Shea butter and cotton seed oil hydrate your skin.
Lancôme Bienfait Multi-Vital Spf 30 Cream High Potency Daily: This moisturizer is available at Bloomingdales. It has spf to protect your skin from the sun while your skin is hydrated with an onslaught of vitamins and minerals as well as rich moisturizers.