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What kind of soap works best for dry skin?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Traditional soap can be harsh and can strip skin of essential oils and further aggravate dry skin. For dry skin, use a mild and moisturizing beauty bar or body wash, which can help maintain and replenish skin's natural moisture.

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