Summer is around the corner and hemlines are getting shorter by the day. But after a long, cold winter, many of us are left struggling with dry skin. No matter how warm the weather, the idea of showing off our ashy elbows and flaky legs is frankly less than appealing.

What’s more, it can get itchy and uncomfortable, leading to scratching, bleeding, and general despair. And sometimes, no matter how many creams and lotions you use, you just aren’t seeing the improvements you want.

What causes dry skin?

There is a myriad of possible causes: hot showers, sun exposure, and washing with soaps all strip away moisture from the epidermis (your skin’s oily top layer) leaving it with a rough and cracked texture. Sadly, this top layer thins with time, meaning dry skin can get even worse as you age.

A new innovation

Bio-Oil® has long been a go-to beauty staple for skincare enthusiasts. For the first time in 30 years, they’ve developed a product specifically aimed at improving dry skin: Bio-Oil® Dry Skin Gel.

Instead of inactive water as the main ingredient, Bio-Oil® Dry Skin Gel is oil-based – making the product 100% active, and full of potent ingredients clinically proven to improve dry skin. Delivered in a ground-breaking new gel format, Bio-Oil® Dry Skin Gel helps keep the skin’s moisture locked in – leaving your skin nourished and summer ready. Since it is oil-based, you can even get away with using far less product to see results.

Bio-Oil® Dry Skin Gel contains no preservatives, is dermatologically tested, hypo-allergenic, non-comedogenic (which means it doesn’t cause nasty blackheads or acne) and suitable for all skin types.

Bio-Oil® Dry Skin Gel

Bio-Oil® Dry Skin Gel is available at pharmacies and select retail outlets nationwide in 50ml (R59.99), 100ml (R109.99) and 200ml (R184.99) tubs.

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This post was sponsored by Bio-Oil.

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