My skin has always been dry and extremely sensitive – prone to reacting to fragrances and essential oils in many beauty products. Throw eczema into the mix and cold New England winters and you get weeks of dry, itchy, flaky patchiness.
I’ve learned to take preventive measures now, which greatly decrease the amount of discomfort I get from my dry skin. For example, the moment that late fall rolls around, I take out my humidifier to keep in my bedroom. It can get really dry with the heating on, so making sure that you are keeping moisture in the air will help your skin retain some of its moisture as well.
I do recommend that if you suffer from eczema, you should make an appointment to see a dermatologist. They can prescribe you more specific creams targeting your eczema. Many of these creams, in fact, were recommended to me by my dermatologist. Read on to hear about my top 9 moisturizers for dry, sensitive skin.