My 3 Must-Have Cures For Dry Skin (They Smell Amazing, Too)

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I have the dryest skin!!! I know I need to drink more water, but until then another thing that really helps is to take a loofah or a thistle brush.

Actually, this one is made from palm fibers:

Earth Therapuetics Purest Palm Body Brush, $7.20, at

Use it on dry skin before you get in the shower. I brush upwards and it hurts. Then I shower. While I'm still wet I put on almond oil -- Aura Cacia Sweet Almond. Don't rub it off with your towel, just pat your skin or let it dry naturally.

Aura Cacia Sweet Almond Natural Skin Care Oil, $13.65, at

If you’re crazy dry, then put on another cream or oil. I happen to be a coconut nut, so I use Pure Fiji coconut milk and honey.

Pure Fiji Coconut Milk and Honey Nourishing Exotic Oil, $24 at