Curing the Dry Skin Blues


Deena Campbell | October 11, 2012 - 3:54 pm

Stay Away from Vaseline
Let’s face it: we’ve all been guilty of lathering on Vaseline when it’s freezing. But the petroleum-derived product can actually trap skin cells and dirt, leaving you with major breakouts. Water-based moisturizers are more suitable for oily skins with high levels of natural oil. “Vaseline will lead to an increased risk of small white bumps (millia) in oily and acne-prone skin,” says King. “It’s not recommended for use on any skin types.”