During my first month of recovery, I was not prepared about getting the itchy dry skin. I read all Cushies have the terrible itchy dry skin all over but of course I didn't think it would be that bad. Then one night I woke up in the middle of night and was so itchy I kept scratching myself and it did not help the burning sensation, if anything scratching irritated it more. I could not sleep and was so upset it felt like a allergic reaction. The next morning I looked and noticed I had patches of scaly stuff on the tops of my arm and the side of my backs. In time it got worse I noticed a strange texture to my skin almost like bumpy chicken skin. I researched what was going on with me and it seems like this is a common problem during recovery. So I started putting lotion on my skin and it seemed to help the itching however the lotion seemed to just sit on top of my scaly dry skin. So I tried different lotions but none of them seemed to penetrate deep in the skin for lasting relief. Then I just tried some lotions that were very thick and felt sticky all the time.
That was until I discovered Borage Therapy Lotion. OMG this is my holy grail lotion. I am so excited about it. I have to share the liquid gold. This lotion is the best lotion i've ever used. It absorbs quickly, penetrates deep layers in the skin, not sticky, fragrance free and gets rid of the dry scaly goose bumpy skin. It has a yellow color to it and a nice texture The smell kind of reminds me of cooked oatmeal. It does have oatmeal and borage oil as the main ingredients I think. Disclaimer: pleas check ingredients to see if you are sensitive or allergic to ingredients!
I got this one at vitaminshoppe in store. but they sell it on amazon for bulk packs and individual. This one was 12.99 but I used a coupon for half off. I would still pay full price for this stuff. My muffin recently complimented how smooth my skin was and kept touching my arms haha I love it!