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    How do you soothe your dry skin in winter?

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    I use regular moisturizer.


    I use body oil.


    I use a heavy cream.


    I use petroleum jelly or ointment.


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    Dry Skin in the Bath

    To soothe dry skin:

    1. Keep the water lukewarm, not hot.
    2. Take short baths or showers - 5 to 10 minutes.
    3. Apply moisturizer right after drying off.

    Dermatologists recommend heavier creams or ointments in winter, and lighter lotions in summer.

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