This post was created in partnership with Dove. All opinions are my own.
Hey, beauty lovers. We need to talk. If you are still using an ordinary bar soap in the shower, then you aren’t living your best life. How’s that for an intro to a post? I don’t mind spending money on luxury items when the price tag actually justifies the benefits. But you know what’s even better? Finding a top-rated Beauty Bar that feels luxurious but is priced right. When it comes to the beauty world, you don’t always have to settle for less. It’s time for you to trade up from your ordinary soap to Dove Bar, because it is cleaner rinsing than soap and nourishes your skin while you use it.
The truth of the matter is when it comes to your skincare routine if you settle for less…you might not realize what you are compromising!! We all get into beauty ruts. It’s easy enough to do. Soap is soap is soap, right? Wrong. What you use to clean your face and body truly matters. It all starts during this stage.
A recent Dove survey found that 86% of dermatologists report that the “squeaky clean” feeling means your skin might be stripped of the moisture and nutrients it needs. I could not BELIEVE that when I read it, because I typically LOOK for that squeaky clean feeling whenever I come out of the shower. Apparently, I’ve been doing a disservice to my skin all these years. Does this scenario sound familiar to you?
After talking to some professionals, I learned a few more beauty facts that I wanted to share. I’m thrilled to be working with Dove – which gently but effectively cleanses, leaving soft, smooth skin – to help bust some beauty myths that you might have been holding onto for the last few years.
These myths are provided by Dove Dermatologist, Dr. Mona Gohara. Let’s get started.
Dove Shower Myths
Hot water is best: Wave goodbye to those hot, long steamy showers: hot water can actually be bad for your skin. It can strip skin’s natural moisturizing oils, leaving it dry and sensitive. So, if you’ve been experiencing dry skin, stick to warm water in the shower and see if your skin starts feeling more hydrated.
Rough scrubbing is effective: Dove Dermatologist partners report that women are often not kind to their skin in the shower, which can often become a place for harsh, regimented washing instead of a gentle, caring experience. Exfoliating is an important part of your skin cleansing routine, but it’s also important that you don’t overdo it. Harsh scrubs and loofahs can do more damage than good, so always use a light hand and be gentle with your skin. Also, look for a scrub that exfoliates and nourishes skin.
Tight skin is normal: If your skin feels tight after washing, you’re using the wrong shower products. Dove doesn’t leave behind that dry, tight feeling that ordinary soaps can, which can be a sign of dry skin damage.
You don’t need to moisturize oily skin: This is a big misconception. Whatever your skin type, it always needs hydration in order for it to stay looking healthy. The Dove Beauty Bar is formulated with the brand’s signature ¼ moisturizing cream with skin-natural lipids to help replenish nutrients lost during the cleansing process and leave skin feeling soft and smooth.
Unlike basic soap bars, Dove Beauty Bar gently but effectively cleanses, leaving soft, smooth skin. How does it work? Their signature ¼ moisturizing cream with skin-natural lipids helps replenish nutrients lost during the cleansing process. There is a hard and fast beauty rule that I always love to follow. Once you take something away, you have to give back. So, for example, if you exfoliate then you must moisturize. If you extract, you must apply products to calm down sensitive skin. If you do a peel, then a mask might be a good idea as a follow-up step. Give and take. Well, Dove Beauty Bar is truly a 2-in-1 because while it cleanses, it also nourishes your skin. It already has the “give back” step in play. I love that! As a busy mom, it’s very appreciated.
We are so rough on ourselves, aren’t we? When it comes to our skin, it’s time to slow down, think about what kind of products we are bringing into our homes, and allow ourselves to enjoy the process. Now that we have officially entered spring, why not take a look at our beauty routine and see where we can improve it? You don’t need to use harsh products and over scrub your delicate skin. You need a Beauty Bar that helps nourish the skin while it cleans. Dove cleans beautifully and won’t strip away skin’s moisture like soap can. It’s no surprise that Dove is the #1 Dermatologist recommended Bar!! The iconic Dove Beauty Bar, with its superior, mild formula, has remained essentially unchanged since its launch in 1957 providing the same great care and beauty benefits to women for more than 60 years. You know what that old saying is – if it isn’t broke, then don’t fix it! My mother used Dove. My grandmother used Dove. Now, I teach my children to do the same by keeping these products stocked up and readily available in our bathrooms.
Where To Buy:
Are you ready to make the switch? Dove Beauty Bar is sold at mass, food and drug retailers nationwide. Details on their suggested retail prices are as follows:
- 2-Bar pack / SRP $3.08
- 3-Bar pack (3.15 oz.) / SRP $3.47
- 4-Bar pack / SRP $5.49
- 6-Bar pack / SRP $6.88
- 8-Bar pack / SRP $9.39
Remember, Dove doesn’t leave behind that dry, tight feeling that ordinary soaps can, which can be a sign of dry skin damage. Today is the day to make the change and to give your skin the treatment that it deserves.
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dove Beauty Bar.