If you have dry skin, you do not want to use just any soap as that could cause potential irritation and increased sensitivity. You should look for a soap for dry skin which will cleanse without all the ill side effects. Cetaphil Cleansing Bar is one of the most recommended products by dermatologists because it moisturizes dry skin with soothing petrolatum and is relatively inexpensive. When shopping for soap for dry skin, be sure to avoid medicated formulas that contain harsh ingredients such as salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide, as these products tend to strip skin of essential oils and cause further dryness. And remember to follow up with a good moisturizer after washing. Read
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Aveeno Cleansing Bar is another excellent soap for dry skin due to its mild formula. Oil of Olay Sensitive Skin Soap is another recommended brand that contains moisturizing properties without irritating or drying out skin. You want to be careful if you have sensitive skin because some soaps can clog pores as well, which can often lead to breakouts. Looks for soaps that are labeled hypoallergenic and moisturizing. For more soap recommendations, check out
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