Dry Skin Cream

Recipe Rating:
 34 Ratings
Serves: Approx 45 oz
Cooking Method: No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

13 oz pure petroleum jelly (vaseline)
16 oz baby lotion (not oil)*
16 oz vitamin e cream (not lotion)
THE TEXTURE WILL BE SOMEWHERE
BETWEEN COOL WHIP, MARGARINE OR
WHIPPED BUTTER

The Cook

Bea L. Recipe
x4
Well Seasoned
Crystal Coast, NC
BeachChic
Member Since Oct 2010
Bea's notes for this recipe:
This is a wonderful cream for dry skin and only 3 ingredients! According to my friend, Trine, which gave me the recipe, it was created by a doctor & nurse who recommended using the FAMILY DOLLAR store brand products.

Everyone doesn't have access to a Family Dollar store. So, in my opinion, as long as you use the exact amounts listed and the 3 ingredients listed, it should be fine.
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Directions

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Using your hands (some people use a mixer), combine all products in large container (such as a plastic foot tub) until smooth & vaseline is not lumpy. (Some people put the vaseline in the microwave for a few seconds to soften it up). After you squeeze out the baby lotion, cut the bottle in half so you can use every little bit. Store in covered containers.
2
STORAGE: What I do is clean out the vitamin e and vaseline containers & store cream in those. But you'll need more than those 2 containers. You can actually use margarine or cool whip containers. You can also buy "wide-mouth" plastic squeeze bottles at Walmart. Or you can buy cute glass containers w/lids from the Dollar store. Wide-mouth containers work best.
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NOTE: This cream has made a huge difference in my skin. I've been using it for several years now and I won't use any other kind. I have used every brand on the market but this is "the best" for my skin. I even use it under my arms.

*FYI: I noticed at the Family Dollar back in Jan 2013 that the baby lotion is now 15 oz. The cream still turns out great.
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user Jan Mullikin jmulliki - Oct 20, 2010
Thanks, Bea! I'll try this. I'm always looking for something better for dry skin! We need a separate category here for such recipes!
user Donna Brown gabbiegirl - Oct 20, 2010
My husband makes this and we use it all the time. It is great! The Dollar General vitamin E is the best and the cheapest. We do like the Johnson's Baby Lotion, however. It's definitely not a cure for the psorasis on my husband's hands, but it does help. My 4 yr. old grandson loves to use it, too. Thank you for posting, Bea.
user Cyndi Tilley cynditilley - Oct 20, 2010
I'm going to try this too. The best thing about it is it won't cost a fortune like some skin creams. Thanks for sharing :)
user Bea L. BeachChic - Oct 20, 2010
It's about $6 bucks but it is very important to use the FAMILY DOLLAR brands. Using other brands may be cheaper but not as effective, according to this doctor & nurse that created this cream.
user Debbie Watt Tombie - Oct 20, 2010
I've been using this same recipe for several years, I got it from a friend. It is GREAT! It's especially good during the winter months, my skin has never felt better!

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