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Mom always wants to use baby oil on her skin right after her shower. Next day her skin is still flaky. I was wondering if there is a lotion that would keep her skin more moist. She bathes about two to three times a week.

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I find Cetaphil and Aveeno to be super moisturizing. You might also might want to look at the soap she is using. Cetaphil makes a body wash that is not soap based and thus not drying.
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Believe it or not I use hair conditioner, just a pea size amount will do my entire face. Don't get it too close to your eyes. Any good hair conditioner with panthenol or pro vitamin B5 will work.
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I was once told by a doctor that repeated use of baby oil will actually dry out the skin. It was a long time ago. There are many good lotions available I use Averno, mom uses Vaseline Intensive Care. Also she could apply the lotion daily until the skin begins to look and feel better.

You can probably google to look for info in baby oil drying effects.
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Many of us love the bath or shower to be super hot, but unfortunately that can also be very drying on the skin.

I know my hands become super dry in colder weather, I tried just about everything, my hands felt like I had a dozen paper cuts, I looked like I was attacked by my cats :P.... then I found O'Keefe's Working Hands Hand Cream... it's mainly advertised to men but I tried it and so far so good :) It can be found in grocery stores and at hardware stores.
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Try natural, organic coconut oil. Use while skin is damp after showering. No unwanted chemicals and many healthy benefits, AND you can eat it. What better to put on your skin than something you can eat too! Enjoy. Make sure no allergies exist by testing a small area.
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I really like an Aveeno product. It comes in a tub, not a squirt bottle. Called Skin Relief Moisturizing Cream. It is mentholated so especially enjoy it after working in the garden or anything where I use my hands for hard work. Just so relieving to put it on.
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I like Olay quench..as that works best for me to moisturizer. Maybe have her try a product called o keefes working hands...just on her hands feet and dry spots...it works great and stops the dry cracking feeling you get. Also any product with lanolin...and hate to say it, but they have some great products at southern states or farm stores for animal teets that work wonders and good for human use too!
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Baby oil has mineral oil and artificial fragrances. If your mom has any chemical sensitivities (and a lot of older people do) - best to stay away from any artificial fragrances, artificial ingredients and mineral oil.
Try organic coconut oil. Simple and very effective. Or, visit a good health food store and ask about lotions that are all natural.
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Americans are lotion lovers, but in Europe and other parts of the world, oil is actually the more popular option for hydrating dry skin—and there are differences between the two. Some manufacturers have to add all sorts of fillers and emulsifiers to create creamy lotion, while certain plant-based oils are super effective at keeping us hydrated and radiant without needing the added ingredients.
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Unfiltered, unprocessed coconut oil.
Cheap, and the best moisturizer around.
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