Say hello to moisture and glow.

Whether the cause of your dry skin is due to aging, weather, or an underlying medical condition, just knowing what you should be looking for when choosing the right skin care products will help. Not only have we named ingredients and features that are most effective for dry skin treatment, we give you our top product recommendations as well.


DIY Remedies

Some of the best dry skin solutions can be found in your own home and require little preparation. The best of these include:

Avocados and honey – Mash up an avocado with a few tablespoons of honey for a moisturizer that also soothes inflammation. Apply the mixture on the face and leave on for 15 minutes before rinsing off.

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Milk – Dip a washcloth in some milk and use it to clean the skin. The lactic acid in the milk gently cleans the skin while the fat hydrates it.

Olive, coconut, or almond oil – You can also use olive oil or sweet almond oil to moisturize and hydrate dry skin, particularly on rough patches. Warm the oils a little bit and gently massage a small quantity on the face.

Aloe vera – Aloe vera masks are great for restoring moisture to dry skin. Break open an aloe vera leaf and take some of the clear jelly-like substance inside, rub it on the face and leave it on for 15 minutes before washing it off with cold water.


When choosing a cleanser, it’s important to look for gentle face washes that are free of dyes, fragrances, and detergents. Also check the packaging to make sure they have a neutral pH, as well as contain added moisturizing and soothing ingredients.

We recommend:

Cerave Hydrating Skin Cleanser

Kiehl’s Centella Skin-Calming Facial Cleanser

FOREO Day & Night Cleansers



Keep on the lookout for creams that are rich in texture and lock moisture in without clogging pores. If your skin is seriously dry, apply your moisturizer up to four times a day.

We recommend:

L’Occitane Ultra Rich Face Cream

Belif The True Cream Aqua Bomb

La Mer Crème de la Mer Moisturizing Cream


Body Butters

Body butter contains emollients that draw moisture straight to the skin’s surface, leaving it super soft. Plus – more moisture in the skin means you will look and feel healthy. Body butter is best when applied all over your body after taking a shower.

We recommend:

The Body Shop Body Butter

Kiehls Creme de Corps Soy Milk & Honey Whipped Body Butter

LUSH Cosmetics Buffy Body Butter



The gentlest way to remove dead skin cells every day is to use the LUNA 2. It utilizes T-Sonic technology to lift away the dead cells that cause white patches. Scrubs should be used once a week and contain natural oils and butters like shea or cocoa butter. Because dry skin tends to be sensitive, make sure you choose a gentle, non-irritating formula.

We recommend:

Kate Sommerville Exfolikate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment

Fresh Sugar Face Polish

St. Ives Apricot Scrub



The first step to finding a good mask for dry skin is to make sure its purpose is to add moisture, as masks are often used to treat oily skin as well. Stay far away from masks that contain lemons, oranges, and kiwi, as well as clay masks with red kaolin and bentonite–these treat oily skin and must be avoided.

We recommend:

Yes to Cucumbers Calm Care Soothing Facial Mask

SK-II Facial Treatment Mask

Fresh Rose Face Mask


Finding a Solution

Picking the right skin care product for treating your dry skin doesn’t have to be confusing–we’ve given you the best advice for finding a solution, and we wish you the best of luck in finding a dry skin treatment that works best for you.

FOREO has a variety of products to help a various skin care needs, but if we don’t have what you’re looking for or if you need advice in choosing the right skin care device, let us know, and we’ll be glad to help. Good luck with finding the solution that works best for you.

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Disclaimer: The information on this website and any related links are for general informational purposes only and should not be considered a substitute for professional advice. Do not use the information on this website for diagnosing or treating any medical or health condition. If you have or suspect you have a medical problem, contact a professional healthcare provider.