Stay Soft All Over – adapted from Fitness Magazine
Try these smooth moves to have soft skin all over.
Buff before bathing. To soothe roughness in winter, apply a salt scrub to dry, not wet, skin before showering. u]Use the pros’ secret weapon, a body brush. “The -bristles loosen and remove dead skin cells without any mess.”
Conserve water. Hot H2O ranks high on the moisture-stripping scale, but a long shower is worse. “Pruny skin signals that your natural levels of oil have been washed away,” says David Bank, M.D., a dermatologist in Mount Kisco, New York. His suggested time: ten minutes, tops. (It’s a greener choice too.)
Slather up. Apply coconut oil immediately after a shower. “Like a wet sponge, damp skin absorbs moisture more readily than dry,”