How To Choose A Body Lotion That Actually Works For You
Body lotions or creams are important for any working woman who works in an air-conditioned environment. They are the key to keeping your skin moist and supple, and prevent dry patches that can result in itch or premature wrinkles.
Don’t know how to choose one? Ask yourself these five questions.
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What is your skin type?
Is your skin dry? Or normal? Does it require moisture or hydration? All these will determine what kind of body cream is suitable for you. If your skin is dry and sensitive, try the Eucerin® pH5 Skin-Protection Soft Body Cream, which not only hydrates your skin, but also protects it by strengthening your skin barrier, thanks to the infusion of Dexpanthenol and pH5 Citrate Buffer.
What activities do you do every day?
Are you always out in the sun? If so, pick one with high SPF. If you’re constantly working in an air-conditioned room, you can opt for hydrating lotions to pump up your hydration levels. Avoid oily formulas unless your skin is dry because air-conditioning strips away water content, not oil.
Do you have eczema?
People with eczema usually require lotions that contain no irritants, yet have ultra moisturising properties. Choose one that has been medically tested and contains soft paraffin.
What is the climate like where you live/are visiting?
If you’re visiting a cold country, trade your regular hydrating lotions for oil-based creams to prevent dry patches that can result in itch. Have a little bottle to bring along on-the-go so you can slather the cream on regularly to prevent cracked skin.
Do you like scented lotions?
Depending on your skin’s sensitivity, you can choose between a perfumed product or a fragrance-free one. The Eucerin® pH5 Skin-Protection Soft Body Cream is lightly perfumed but still suitable for sensitive skin. Love stronger scents? Pick one that complements your fragrance.