I have two daughters, so I have lofty dreams of the three of us doing girly things together in the future. We'll do lunch and then go shopping and then to the spa and have manicures and pedicures and all those fun things (sad to say, but I've never had a pedicure before, so I'm counting on my girls to change that someday).
Until then, I try to keep my nails and skin in good condition on my own and I do a... decent job of it. Lately, however, with the dry winter air coming in and the amount of times that I've been washing my hands due to all the germs floating around, my hands are starting to show the wear and tear of it all. I won't even get started on the dryness of my feet.
My problem is that I don't like a lot of the lotions available in stores because of two things: the scent and the greasiness. After I have applied lotion, I don't want to smell like a flower shop and I don't want to be shiny and have to wait around for a while for my hands to dry (who has time for that?). To top it off, I want a lotion to do something. I don't want to feel like I've added a layer of slime to my skin that, as soon as it is gone, didn't actually get rid of the dryness. Is that too much to ask?
Skin MD Natural Shielding Lotion is different from conventional lotions in that instead of adding moisture to the surface, it bonds to the outer layer of your skin to strengthen its natural barrier against toxins and irritants and lock in your skin's natural oils. Something that protects my skin and helps it heal itself? Sounds good to me.
Over 90% natural, Skin MD Natural is free of harmful fragrances and colorants, something that I definitely appreciate. After putting Skin MD Natural on, my hands just smell clean. Not like flowers or fruit or aftershave, just clean. Plus, it is gentle enough that not only can Skin MD Natural be used on your hands but all over your body and face as well. For summer months, Skin MD Natural also has a Shielding Lotion with SPF 15 so your skin can be protected from the sun's rays as well.
What I really think is great about this Shielding Lotion though, is that it rubs in easily (without being thick and gooey) and leaves my skin instantly feeling soft and smooth. In fact, after applying the shielding lotion, I almost have a hard time stopping running one hand over the other to relish the touch.
When I do manage to tear my hands away from each other, I am pleased to see that not only does the Skin MD Natural website list each and every ingredient in their Shielding Lotion, they also give in-depth descriptions of them. Seeing as I am not someone who would know offhand what Dimethicone, Achillea Millefolium Extract and Caprylyl Glycol are, I was impressed with the amount of disclosure from Skin MD Natural and definitely had no need to worry about any hidden ingredients.
As the weather gets colder and dryer outside, I'm looking forward to having this lotion around to keep my family's skin soft and hydrated. Whether you are like me and looking for a way to maintain healthy, moisturized skin or you suffer from a skin condition such as eczema, Skin MD Natural Shielding Lotion is a lightweight, natural solution for all skin types. Want to give it a try?
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A big thank you to Amber at Skin MD Natural for providing me with a bottle of Skin MD Natural Shielding Lotion for review as well as for one lucky giveaway winner. The opinions shared are my own and if you really need to see more, click here to see how I roll.