Winter Skin Care Needs: Moisturizing Body Wash

Banish Winter Skin-- Dove Deep Moisture Body Wash

Winter means frigid weather, snowball fights and warm, cozy sweaters. It also means thermostats turned up, wood burning stoves (at least in our house), and remaining indoors where the air lacks moisture. While winter may be the best time of year fashion-wise, it’s not so great for your skin, especially when you resort to soaking in a hot bath or turning up the heat in your shower.

I always say that the shower can be one of your first defenses against dry skin. But it’s time to learn the truth about your body wash…some of them can be harsh on your skin, making it drier when your goal was to moisturize! Dove Body Washes just got more caring by combining the brand’s mildest cleansers ever with NutriumMoisture™. Dove’s Deep Moisture Body Wash combined with a luke warm shower, will help keep skin from dehydrating. I know, I know–luke warm you ask? On the coldest day this seems impossible, but I promise you, you’ll notice the difference in your skin when making the switch from uber hot, steamy showers. (Not to mention that cooler water temps help to lock in hair color longer.)

Towel dry, just patting down skin, not completely drying off and then apply a moisturizing body lotion. Don’t forget your driest spots: knees, elbows, hands and feet!

Not sure which Dove Body Wash is right for your skin? You can take this Body Wash BFF Quiz.

I’d love to know if you’ve tried Dove’s body washes to combat winter skin! Doesn’t your skin deserve the proven best care?

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Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Dove through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about Dove, all opinions are my own.

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Shannon Smyth

Shannon began A Girl's Gotta Spa! beauty blog in 2005 to morph her love of beauty and in educating women on what truly works and what does not. She has been featured in Glamour, VOGUE Australia, Woman's World, Nail Pro, SHAPE and on WBRE's PA Live. She is a go-to source for social media consulting when it comes to beauty brands.

2 Responses to Winter Skin Care Needs: Moisturizing Body Wash

  1. Kath TheFabZilla

    Great tips Shannon! I agree on lukewarm water instead of super hot. That’s what I do when I rinse my hair if I can’t tolerate cold/regular water.

  2. Kristie

    Shannon – I love how you incorporated the skin-saving tips into your post. 🙂

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