I suffer from extremely dry skin on my body, especially in my hands. Normal body lotions just didn’t seem to help. Sure, they smell nice, but they weren’t moisturizing in the way I needed them to. I decided to try Gold Bond Ultimate’s Eczema Relief lotion. I don’t have eczema, but I figured that this had to be the good stuff. Extra strength. That’s exactly what I needed.
I used to work at Payless Shoesource, and the wax from the boxes dried my hands out to the point where they were peeling down to the red underlayer of skin. When I started using Gold Bond, I noticed a difference
in just a few days. The redness was going away, and my skin wasn’t peeling as much. I started using Gold Bond every day, and my skin saw a major improvement. I ended up quitting that job and saw double the improvement in my hands. Eventually, the dry, peeling skin went away completely, and my hands are now blister-free.
What I love the most about the Gold Bond lotion is that it’s fragrance-free and there are no steroids. Although topical steroids are meant to reduce inflammation of the skin when treating eczema, they’re not ideal for an everyday lotion. Long-term use of topical steroids can cause skin thinning, skin darkening and can worsen other conditions such as rosacea or dermatitis. Gold Bond’s eczema lotion doesn’t use these steroids, so it’s good for continuous use with no ill side effects. It also has seven different moisturizers and three vitamins.
Gold Bond also has 2x the amount of colloidal oatmeal as regular lotions do, which not only gives it the faintest pleasant scent (fragrance-free is a bit off, but trust me, you’ll love the oatmeal smell), but also has added health benefits. Colloidal oatmeal is very finely ground oatmeal powder that is used to treat irritated or dry skin. Not only does this help treat eczema, but colloidal ...