I have always had dry skin that was uncomfortable and not very pretty. I had tried all of the different lotions that are sold in department stores and drug stores, but have never found anything that actually helped. Sure, some products took some of the itch away, but none of them helped my skin look smooth and soft. I finally made an appointment with a dermatologist to get professional help. He was wonderful! He explained all of the problems that could be causing my excessively dry skin and prescribed a lotion for me to use. A few weeks later, my skin looked great and the itching was gone. Learn about excessively dry skin on my website.