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Itchy Skin

My sensitive skin has been severely dry and itch. Especially my legs,even with lotion. Anyone else experiencing this issue? & what works for you?
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I've been having problems with dry itchy skin too. Swith to an ultra moisturizing cream instead of a lotion and take cool showers as warm water drys your skin out. Udder balm works well for me, you find it at stores like Menards. It's thick and creamy, it was originally created for cow udders lol but people use it too.
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Oh yes me too!! My OB said it may be bc of a condition some women get when they have boys. Idk if that's your case but either way I'm using a lot of eucerine and this lotion sold by Avon called silicone glove LoVe IT!!
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I am having extremely dry skin..i had sensitive skin before. Dove sensitive soap helps and then there is a St. Ives lotion that has at sticker on it that says dermatologist recommended that is use. It is the best lotion that helps but not always entirely.  I think it's something we just have to suffer til we deliver! Use at humidifier in your room at night as well.
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I like the aromatherapy body cream from bath and body works. Double duty since i use lavender to help sleep and the orange to wake up. I apply before bed to at least my belly every night. Then when you get out of the shower apply immediately after you dry off all over. Helped me a lot!
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Mine too. I apply a good lotion -Arm and Hammer sensitive. It's pricey but goes a long way. Avoid scented lotions they usually are more drying. Or you can make a home made sugar scrub to exfoliate. I have these scrub gloves that I use once or twice a week to exfoliate you can get them in any store, mine are from Target. Also try a colder shower. And take DHA vitamins they help/ good for you and baby.
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