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Dry skin? Moisturizers can help

Many products are designed to absorb water into the skin, keep it from evaporating, or both. If you grew up watching Doris Day movies, you may have assumed she was privy to skin treatments that weren’t available to the general public. However, as she revealed in her autobiography, Vaseline (petrolatum) was the key to keeping her skin soft and smooth. …

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