Most lotions stay on top of the
skin, they never soak in.
Using a good, simple, over the counter
6 dollar bottle of extra strength gold bond lotion (green bottle) soaks in in a minute or two, it's menthol so it feels cold when you put it on. But most importantly.
IT WILL MAKE YOU STOP ITCHING!
I had discovered that, while I was sleeping, the dry skin on my hands would make me itch so hard I would blister all between my finger knuckles, which made me itch ALL the time. It hurt like hell.