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How to Choose Body Moisturisers for Dry Skin

Dry skin can be such a schlep. Often accompanied by rough-textured, flaky skin, itchiness and visible cracks, dry skin is one skin accessory nobody wants to deal with. At Dove, we’re all about embracing body love, no matter how you’re feeling about your body. Which means whether your skin is desperately dry, beginning to peel away or you are just in need of a replenishing moisturiser, you should give your skin the love and care it deserves.

Which is why we’ve carefully crafted our new range of rich, Dove Body Love body lotions, to provide nourishing care and give you soft, moisturised skin. Give your skin the love it deserves! Our Body Love range of lotions was formulated with your skin in mind, so that no matter your skin type, you have a product that will help provide your skin with optimal moisturisation for replenished skin with a pampered feel.

Read on to find out more about our Dove Body Love Range and how our range can help take the confusion out of finding the best body moisturiser for dry skin.

How to choose a moisturiser for dry skin?

When it comes to the causes of dry skin, there are a host of offenders, ranging from extreme weather, excessive heat or cold exposure, use of harsh products, to dehydration and excessive washing. Ultimately though, dry skin occurs as a result of your skin not having enough moisture and natural oils to remain soft and supple.

So when you are looking for the best moisturiser to soothe your skin and restore its moisture, the simple solution is a deeply replenishing moisturiser that not only moisturises, but helps to fortify your skin’s natural barrier and prevent moisture loss.

What's the best body moisturiser for dry skin

We’ve covered the basics of what to look for when you’re in need of a good moisturiser for dry skin, but what sets a good moisturiser apart from a great one?

Well, a great moisturiser for dry skin is one that has ingredients that will restore moisture and soothe and repair skin, like our specially formulated Dove Body Love Body Lotion range. Each of our Body Love lotions is carefully formulated with a special Ceramide Restoring Serum, a unique blend of ingredients that work with your body to create ceramides - fine molecules that are absorbed below the surface – that help strengthen your skin’s natural barrier and prevent moisture loss for up to 48 hours.

Once you are equipped with an effective moisturising lotion, you can begin to address your dry skin symptoms.

For dry skin that is in need of deeply* nourishing care, Dove Body Love Essential Care Body Lotion is the solution. A rich, creamy formula infused with Ceramide Restoring Serum and emollient ingredients that work to soften the skin and prevent water loss. If noticeably radiant, soft and soothed skin is your aim, this is the lotion for you.

You don’t have to choose between indulgent pampering care and moisturised skin anymore, thanks to our Dove Body Love Pampering Care Body Lotion. A luxurious body lotion, packed with the hydrating goodness of shea butter, it helps trap moisture in the skin. This formulation is infused with warm vanilla and provides instant hydration for noticeably softer, silky smooth, moisturised skin.

Specially formulated for very dry skin, our Dove Body Love Intense Care Body Lotion is a fast-absorbing, creamy formula that will help transform your skin from very dry to the touch; to beautifully soft, smooth and nourished. Especially in the colder months, the Dove Body Love Intense Care Body lotion will help give your skin intense hydrating care.

No matter the occasion, your body deserves some love. Give your body the TLC it deserves with our indulgent, hydrating lotions. Our lotions are specially formulated to care for your dry skin and give you soft, smooth, moisturised skin that you’ll love.

*within the stratum corneum