Shea Butter Dry Skin Therapy
Itch...Itch...Itching...And What My MD Told Me to Do About It
Recently I moved from Georgia to North Carolina
and did not realize how much the difference in climax would affect my skin.
While visiting with my internist (M.D.), I mentioned to her that
whenever I layed down my skin would itch all over, wherever it made contact or touched against a
So she took a closer look, and instead of directing me to the Benadryl
box, here's what she suggested to cure what she called "dry skin".
Skin Emollient Therapy
- Never take hot showers
- Use no soap on the skin (either liquid or solid). Soap removes the body's natural
- Use baby shampoo as the only soap for the entire body. If symptoms include the scalp,
also use baby shampoos to wash hair.
- While still in the shower, rub creamy (not clear) baby oil into the skin and then rinse off excess in the shower.
- After a shower, cover whole body with lotion. (Brand
name) lotion is an inexpensive brand that works well.
Oh... and don't forget you can substitute shea butter
in the formula. I highlighted the words where you might consider a shea substitute. After all, shea butter is the ultimate emollient. (And just because the doctor does not know
about shea, no need for you not to benefit from its natural healing and moisturizing properties