Read the labels on many and it's clear that the manufacturers have honed in on a specific few inches of our body and have created a slew or solutions to "problems" we didn't even know we had. Never mind the claims on the packaging let them wax on about how perfect they are for one and only one purpose; I can assure you many can be used in at least two or more equally effective beauty routines with the slightest tweak to the application.
One can imagine marketers sitting in one of those meetings trying to figure out how to sell us, for example a cream for our feet, another for our legs, a third for cellulite on the thighs and derierre, hand cream, bleaching creams. . . well, you get the idea. That's their job after all.
My job is to keep my bathroom as uncluttered as possible.
Here is one way I do that. It involves one of my all-time favorite products (which I've mentioned previously): Avène's gommage or exfoliating gel. I use it once or twice a week on my face as needed and as directed. Although studies claim Americans tend to use gommage products daily, that's a very bad idea.
Now, you take this very same product and use it on your hands in the same way you would on your face. Next slip on exfoliating gloves, moisten and squirt on the gommage, now gently rub legs -- no more dry skin or bumps. Again now, with more pressure on your gloved hands briskly rub elbows and feet. Results: amazing.
After rinsing and drying apply your favorite cream wherever you've cleaned the canvas.
You feel sparkly clean after one and/or all of these workouts. Guaranteed.