Moisturizers: Do they work? - Harvard Health
May 29, 2019·Hot water whisks away the fatty substances in the skin that help it retain water. Some doctors recommend bath oils. You can also use bath oil as a post-bath moisturizer by rubbing yourself down with a teaspoon of it diluted in a couple cups of warm water. Use a mild soap. Dove is a familiar brand. Cleansers like Cetaphil are an alternative to soap.