Health Tip: Choosing a Moisturizer
(HealthDay News) -- A moisturizer can help keep skin healthy, but it's important to choose the right one.
The American Academy of Dermatology offers these suggestions:
Look for a cream or ointment versus a lotion for more moisturizing power. The former are less irritating.
Choose ointments or creams that contain oils such as jojoba or olive oil.
Look for other beneficial ingredients including mineral oil, glycerin, lanolin, dimethicone, lactic acid, urea or hyaluronic acid.
If you have sensitive skin, avoid products with deodorant, fragrance or alcohol.
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