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15 Signs dry skin is starting to drive you insane

Julie Sprankles is a freelance writer living in the storied city of Charleston, SC. When she isn't slinging sass for SheKnows, she enjoys watching campy SyFy creature features (Pirahnaconda, anyone?), trolling the internet for dance work...

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

While some people welcome winter with open arms, those of us with dry skin know the truth: winter is the devil. If you're fortunate enough not to deal with dry skin problems, here's a glimpse into life as a lotion-aholic.

1. Hmm, I wonder how many bottles of lotion it would take to fill up the bathtub.

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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2. Dear dry skin, thank you for making me scratch you so much that I bleed.

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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3. I bet if I took a picture of my lotion collection, I'd make the Guinness Book of World Records.

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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4. I think I'm just going to dunk my head in a vat of olive oil and call it a day.

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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5. I shall henceforth be known as the Alligator Queen.

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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6. Can I buy stock in lotion? Is that a thing?

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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7. Standing in line at Costco with nothing but an industrial-sized bottle of lotion rates pretty high on the creeper scale.

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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8. My skin feels like I just went slip-n-sliding. On carpet.

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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9. This can't be normal. Maybe I have shingles. Or maybe I'm just about to molt.

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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10. Maybe I should just wear a pair of mittens all day to curb scratching.

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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11. I just washed my face, and now my skin feels like Death Valley. Super.

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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12. My skin is so scaly it is actually starting to look like tectonic plates.

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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13. Eww. I'm shedding... skin flakes.

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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14. Are my eyebrows flaking? Seriously? What the?!

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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15. Now accepting applications for a full-time backscratcher. Must be willing to work nights and weekends.

We're all thinking these 15 things when winter dries out our skin

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