The After Shower Moisturizer Your Routine is Missing: Curél Hydra Therapy Wet Skin Moisturizer

I’ve shared some of the best skin moisturizer tips in my 7 years of blogging. Some of my best tips involving the skin start right in the bathroom.

Remember when I taught you that showering with hot water was a no-no? Using super hot water in the shower opens your pores and dries out your skin, causing it to be dry and itchy – always shower with warm water.

I also taught you to use a water softener to reduce mineral deposits on your skin. Not only does it affect your skin, but your hair, dishes, and laundry.

I’m back once again to reiterate a very important tip and introduce you one of the best wet skin moisturizers on the market. What’s the important tip? Moisturize your skin as soon as you exit the shower to lock in moisture. What’s the best skin moisturizer to use for this? Curél Hydra Therapy Wet Skin Moisturizer !


I’ve had dry skin my entire life, and I know that moisturizing is necessary, but none of the lotions I’ve tried seem to do the trick. Reading the label on this one, I knew immediately this moisturizer was different. The instructions tell you to apply it to your wet skin, right after you bathe, and before you dry off. You don’t need to wait for it to sink in, just towel off and go about your day.  See, after you shower, your pores are open which means it’s the perfect time to apply moisturizer. Curél Hydra Therapy Wet Skin Moisturizer contains ceramides to penetrate deeply into the skin’s surface, replenishing the skin’s ceramide levels and repairs the skin’s moisture barrier. It absorbs immediately, has no greasy feel, fragrance free and makes the skin feel more hydrated instantly.

I’ve used other, often heavily scented lotions that just didn’t deliver. From the start, this lotion was different than any other. Applied to wet skin right after you jump out of the shower but before you dry off, this fragrance-free lotion left my skin feeling more hydrated. With daily use, the dry patches I had smoothed out and my skin looks more nourished and healthy.


That’s all there is to it – simply step out of the shower and rub it on your wet skin. Don’t worry about massaging it in, just dry off with a towel as normal to get super soft, moist, supple skin. And yes, your towel will be in safe hands. Curél Hydra Therapy Wet Skin Moisturizer is not greasy, so your towel will not be ruined.

Discover softer skin by visiting Curel’s website.

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81 thoughts on “The After Shower Moisturizer Your Routine is Missing: Curél Hydra Therapy Wet Skin Moisturizer

  1. Storm

    I use a handmade dry oil spray from a local small businesswoman, when I use anything. I’ve also got quite a bit of her lotions and body butters if I need something heavier.


  2. mami2jcn

    I apply lotion to my hands, arms and legs after I shower.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com


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  4. arress

    I add a little baby oil to my bath and moisturizer afterwards.


  5. Natalie

    I use a in shower lotion and I also apply a thicker moisturizer after I shower. I target my hands and elbows and feet. yarbr012 at gmail dot com


  6. Chrissy R.

    It’s often hit or miss as to whether or not I moisturize after my shower because generally my baby is demanding my attention! That being said, I have super dry skin especially in the winter so I would love to try Curél Hydra Therapy Wet Skin Moisturizer!


  7. Julie Wood

    I make sure to use a good moisturizer right after getting out of the shower and it helps to keep me from getting such dry skin.



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  9. Mita

    I apply coconut oil to my hands and arms after I shower.


  10. Mary Swagdalene

    I use coconut oil or olive oil right out of the shower, then later, I add a body butter or lotion for fragrance.


  11. Dana Rodriguez

    I moisturize while my skin is damp so it absorbs better.


  12. Elena Istomina

    I like to use coconut oil on my skin

    elena150980 at yahoo dot com


  13. cynthiac

    Yes, i do moisturize post shower. I’d love to try the Curel. Sounds great!


  14. steve weber

    I apply moisturizing lotion generously after my shower

    groogruxking40 @ gmail dot com


  15. bellagirl07

    I use moisturizer right after I get out of the shower each morning.


  16. Sonya_Morris

    My skin is so dry that I have to use a moisturizer right after I shower! I really need to stop taking such hot showers to help with the dryness!


  17. Susan Smith

    I put on lotion right after I get out of the shower each morning.

    s2s2 at cox dot net


  18. Cindy

    I put on lotion in the shower.


  19. Madonna

    I put moisturizer on whenever I am feeling dry


  20. stephanie

    i use lotion after i shower


  21. JessieC

    I apply body oil and cream all over after shower.
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com


  22. 1alwaysnyc1

    I try to apply oil when I get out of the shower.


  23. kelly

    I put on an SPF lotion every morning to protect and moisturize my dry skin.


  24. Lisa Brown

    I moisturize after most showers, my legs especially.


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  26. Patricia Colletti

    I put on moisturizer with sunscreen on my face after I shower


  27. amypugmire

    i try to use sunscreen and lotion as soon as I get out. I have horrible, dry, rough hands.


  28. Jessica To

    I just put alot of lotion on as soon as I get out of the shower. My skin has been really dry this winter.
    reklaw422 at hotmail dot com


  29. ZG

    I moisturize as soon as the water is turned off. I’ve used Curel wet-skin lotion in the past and I was left with the softest skin, it was amazing.


  30. jalapenomama

    I always moisturize after a shower or bath.
    I prefer to do it while my skin is slightly wet. It holds better.
    thank you


  31. Deb F

    Honestly I forget to moisturize a lot. I’m not proud of it. 😀
    I always shower after I run every morning and I’m just in such a rush to get out, towel off and eat because I’m starving by that point.
    But this product would be really great! I could just put it on in the shower and not have to worry about it afterwards! thanks!


  32. OFG

    Here is my tweet for this contest:
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  33. OFG

    I usually only use moisturizer at night.
    onefrugalgirl AT gmail DOT com


  34. kjasus

    i usually do moisturize right after my shower


  35. Jeffrey Lammers

    My wife uses Cetaphil on her legs after showering/bathing, I think Curel might be better for her condition. I like that its made for applying to wet skin!
    jlammers002 at woh dot rr dot com


  36. Denise L

    I usually slather on shea butter after showering, especially in the winter.
    dmarie824 at aol dot comt


  37. Shanta @ BuryMeInRedLipstick

    I usually use cerave or aveeno after my showers.


  38. Tiffany Griffin

    I rarely put any lotion on my body after I shower 😩. I need to work on that.


  39. lifeskit

    I usually use my lotion after the shower!!


  40. Francine Anchondo

    Yes I put it on right after I shower.


  41. twenteries

    I don’t always moisturize after taking a shower, I definitely should be doing it more often!


  42. Nicole Martin

    I do apply lotion after every shower.


  43. Tasha H.

    I love using lush cosmetics after showering. Right now I’m using their limited edition, “Sleepy” lotion. Super moisturizing and smells so soothing!


  44. Madeline

    I have a body oil that I often apply immediately after a shower.
    maddiembrubaker (at) gmail {dot} com


  45. markathy

    I have been using another product but am going to try this one


  46. Janice Cooper

    Because I have extremely dry skin especially during the winter months I have to use a thicker lotion a few times a day which includes after I shower. I would love to give Curel a try.


  47. LAMusing

    Yes I do! But mine is just “regular” lotion, so I have to dry off first, then apply as quickly as possible.


  48. Birdiebee

    I moisturize with a lotion after my skin is dry daily as the water and air is really dry where I live.


  49. susitravl

    I put on lotion in the shower and again before I get dressed.


  50. Ellie W

    I like really hot showers and deal with dry skin all year. I do moisturize, but haven’t seen great results. I must try Curel.
    eswright18 at gmail dot com


  51. Betty Curran

    I use moisturizer right after showering, but It isn’t like Curel. I dry off first, then apply the lotion. I need to try Curel.


  52. Thomas Murphy

    I put on lotion after I shower.



  53. bellows22

    I moisturize after I shower!
    debbiebellows (at) gmail (dot) com


  54. Denyelle

    Great article! I have been doing a lot of research on how to moisturize and lock hydration into my skin after my showers. The Beauty insiders website have given me super great tips and I recently started using the Olay lotions that were recommended through them and I love it. My skin feels amazing. And didn’t cost me a lot.


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