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White girls and lotion

Ok this is something I dont know. You guys typically dont need to wear lotion all over because you don't get ashy (my white step father did not know what that word meant lol). So do you purchase lotion just for your hands and face or do you use it all over? :)

Please nobody take offense to it I don't know.

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Asked by Jazmineamomma at 2:24 PM on Jan. 14, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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  • i have dry skin, and yes we can get ashy it's just not as obvious b/c we're lighter so it dosen't show up as bad....i have to use body lotion every day or i itch

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 2:25 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • i moisturize everytime i get out of the shower mostly in the winter months. the cold dries me out so bad! if i dont my hands look wrinkly like an old person's lol plus it makes me feel smooth and it smells good :)

    Answer by tnm786 at 2:25 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • Just because our skin is white doesn't mean we don't get dry skin.

    Your ash is just dry skin cells that are more visible because of your dark skin color.

    Answer by UpSheRises at 2:26 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • In winter,I use it on my arms,hands,and legs
    We white girls get really dry legs!

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 2:26 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • We still get ashy but it's not as noticeable. I use baby oil before I get out of the shower everyday.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 2:27 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • HA!!
    yeah, we get a little ashy on the knees and elbows girl!!
    some more than others.
    we like lotion too, that's why bath & bodyworks does so well. give me some jergens with the cherry almond scent every morning and I am good to go!!

    Answer by jewjewbee at 2:27 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • All over. Our skin can get flakey too.

    Answer by Misteh at 2:28 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • White girls get very ashy, lol, especially in the winter time. If I don't put lotion on after a shower or bath my skin is nasty.

    Answer by Rachel24517 at 2:30 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • Oh no I know you guys get ashey too. My stepfather didnt know! lol Oh so you guys do use it all over. I didn't know that :)

    Comment by Jazmineamomma (original poster) at 2:31 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • I buy separate facial products. But I keep lotion on my whole body all the time. Every day after my shower, I moisturize from top to bottom. My skin tends to get dry otherwise. Plus keeping it moisturized helps with aging.

    Answer by vicesix at 2:32 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

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