Saw the new Spider-Man movie last night (loved Andrew Garfield as Spidey!), but there’s a creature in the movie, a scaly reptilian beast, that reminded me of my shins.
Yes, I believe I’m on the verge of a dry skin crisis, one brought on by professional exhaustion.
You see, ever since his movie career started taking off, Tabs has been working me to the bone.
On the one hand, it’s good overtime, but by bedtime, I’ve been so exhausted that I haven’t been wanting to moisturize my bod after my shower, so I’ve been skipping the lotion and crawling straight into bed, ashy legs and all (please don’t tell my mom).
I come from a long line of dry skin sufferers… Growing up, lotion was revered in our house like it was manna from heaven, and if I had a penny for every time I got lectured about applying lotion on my legs before going outside to play, well, I’d have a few hundred extra pennies right now.
Segue to ELF’s new $3 Milk & Honey Lotion Wipes. Yes, babe: wipes.
They’re like makeup remover wipes, except instead of containing makeup remover, they’re soaked with a lightweight liquid moisturizer.
They come 16 wipes to a pack, each of them infused with helpful hydrating ingredients like aloe, cocoa butter, vitamin E, soy, gingko biloba, coconut milk and sweet almond oil.
Perfect for when you don’t want to lug a bottle of lotion around, or when you’re traveling and want to save space in your carry-on bag.
Doh! Now why didn’t I think of these? What a great idea.
There also come in six different scents — Vanilla & Coconut, Milk & Honey, Cucumber & Melon, Peony Petal, Shea Butter and Sweet Mango.
I’ve started using the Milk & Honey wipes, which smell divine, after my shower at night. With one of them, it takes me about 30 seconds to moisturize my arms, legs and torso; when I’m done, my skin looks and feels baby soft.
No thick or greasy residue, either. A necessity in this heat.
I don’t suspect they’re moisturizing enough for the super dry skin I experience in winter, but here now in July, they’re perfect.
PRICE: $3 for a pack of 16 wipes
AVAILABILITY: Available now at drugstores and also online
MAKEUP AND BEAUTY BLOG RATING: A+
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,