I always say that I never really knew what real ashiness was until I lived through an east coast winter. You know, that kind of ashiness where it doesn’t matter how much lotion you just put on; as soon as you walk outside and look at the crease of your hand, it seems as if you’ve been playing in flour.
I’ve always been strict about moisturizing as soon as I get out the shower with a light to medium lotion. But in cold winters like this, that alone does not cut it. I find that I need to switch to richer formulas for my regular lotion routine AND complement that with special creams for my hands and feet.
Here are three lotion and skin creams lines that do an amazing job of moisturizing my skin and fighting ashiness during cold dry winters….