... so you can see that as a professional opinion. As far as wrinkles, sure, moisturizing helps by keeping the skin flexible, but it is more about the genes. ... (8 replies)
... Agree with the Vaseline being a pore clogger. Petroleum jelly is one of the lowest grade ingredients in skin care products. ... (7 replies)
... Vaseline can clog pores & it doesn't allow the skin to *breathe* - it forms a barrier.
If your skin still has dry patches using jojoba - it could be that you have a condition that needs to be treated by a dermatologist. But if that's not an option, first I would look at different things, like:
What cleanser are you using?
What type of exfoliating are you doing?
What... (7 replies)
I use Cetaphil moisturizer. I love it, and I have extremely dry skin (due to currently being on Accutane) and it has made my skin so soft and smooth. I also use the Cetaphil cleanser which moisturizes my skin also. (7 replies)
... Sid, the reason most people don't use Vaseline on their face is that in most people it brings about pimples. I know what you mean about having dry skin. I had that problem but I found something that is great. ... (7 replies)
... Is it bad to use vaseline (petroleum jelly) as a nighttime moisturizer? I've read that it is but don't quite understand why. My mom swears by it and I feel like it's the only think that makes my skin feel hydrated.
I have been using jojoba oil but don't feel like it's moisturizing enough. My skin still feels tight & dry and has dry patches. I have used an exfoliant 1x... (7 replies)
... I use either Eucerin or vaseline as my face is very dry and sensitive. ... (29 replies)
... Mart, not in the lotion department where the Jergens Natural Glow and Vaseline Body Glow and other lotion tanners were. Here's my experience....I loved the smell. ... (3 replies)
... she just covers her face in Vaseline each night as a moisturizer. No breakouts and preserves the moisture in her skin like a charm. ... (28 replies)
... There may be something in the matte foundation that is making the dry patches even worse. It's possible that you have eczema or rosacea or some other skin problem - but only a dermatologist/doctor could diagnose that.
It's quite possible that the makeup is returnable or exchangable if it is causing a skin reaction. I would check that out. (7 replies)
... Maybe you should try exfoliating more often. Bring it up to twice a week. I use clinique's seven day scrub every day. You have to be carefull though, some scrubs are too harsh to use too often. Or you could try exfoliating the dry patches only more than once a week. Chronic dry patches can be a skin problem that a dermatologist can fix. My boyfriend has these two patches on... (7 replies)
... Thanks for the replies. I have heard good things about both nivea & cetaphil.
I don't really have a cleanser - I have aveeno balancing bar and a glycerin bar. But I haven't been using either lately. My m-i-l just bought me Estee Lauder Ideal Matte foundation and I have been using it for a week. It's not for dry skin but how can I not use it knowing what she spent on... (7 replies)
... For moisturizer i switch between Eucerin and vaseline which are both very heavy but skin very dry. I use Aveeno lotion for body skin which is dry and i have dermatitis. ... (17 replies)
... As the prevous posters mentioned, VAseline is also a good option for dry skin. You can also try Cetaphil cream which can be found at most drugstores nationwide and works well for people with dry skin. ... (12 replies)
... I have very dry skin too and I think vaseline is good at night (any brand). How much? About the size of a quarter (don't forget to do your hands and feet and then put socks on!). My favorite smells like roses but its a Turkish brand. Olive oil is too greasy for all the time but it might be good if you use it say once a week (the extra virgin kind is best) as a moisture mask... (12 replies)
... I would not reccomend putting olive oil or Vaseline on your face. These can clog your pores, and there are many good moisturizers out there, such as Nuetrogena Moisture. This is a good, basic moisturizer that is inexpensive and leaves your skin feeling soft and healthy. ... (12 replies)
... over luminizer, you can dust your nose and temples as well. Any place where a bit of sun might have hit your face. ... (5 replies)
... Do you use the vaseline at night, as a moisturizer? ... (39 replies)
... Well, wrinkles are caused by a loss of skin elasticity and per Paula Begouin, lines are not wrinkles, but cracks caused by dryness and any moisturizer will help minimize them. That's why they all make the claims that they help minimize fine lines. ... (7 replies)
... d found lots of positive reviews for it. It covers well without caking, gives you a matte, flawless finish, and lasts all day. Best of all...I don't break out, as I am very sensitive. I'm 38 and I have tried quite a few in my time. ... (3 replies)