What to Read Next

Jeans that Cure Dry Skin? Coming Soon to a Mall Near You

Shine from Yahoo! Canada
November 2, 2012

Just when I thought I'd found the perfect pair in my new Gap skinny jeans, comes word that there's a new crop of denim winding its way to market that could very well have me shedding my skinnies in no time. Sure, their slimming effect is great but these new jeans have upped the ante -- they promise to forever cure me of my dry, itchy winter skin.

Related: Wacky Beauty Products That Work

No, your brain did not miscompute that last phrase, these new jeans from both Wrangler and Mohicano pack a beauty bonus called "denim therapies," which claims to moisturize your skin and help improve cell turnover while you wear them.

As with most mind-blowing concepts, I was skeptical. Yet the "how it works" turns out to be pretty simple. The secret ingredient is none other than the skin-healing miracle worker aloe vera. By infusing nanoparticles of the wonder plant into the cotton fibers of the denim, the jeans moisturize your legs with essential nutrients like vitamin E, amino acids, enzymes, and antioxidants, which "stimulate cell growth, collagen, and elastin." All this, according to Mohicano's brand manager, Ricardo Cuevas.

Related: Best Body Lotions Under $10

Sounds great, but how on earth do you wash them? Here's the rub: the jeans' moisturizing characteristics only last for up to 40 washes, at which point they revert to just regular old jeans. The experts do say that it's not good to throw your denim into the machine after every wear anyway, so maybe 40 washes could last up to, say, six months -- long enough anyway to help ease your dry winter skin woes.

What do you think? Could these jeans be your scratchy season salvation?

More from TotalBeauty.com:
Wacky Workout Devices That Work
7 Lies on Your Makeup Labels
10 New Weight Loss and Diet Myths and Facts

Looking to date someone over 50

Browse profiles and pics for free!

Military Mortgage Rates In 2016

Rates as Low as 2.75% (3.028% APR) 15 Year Fixed. Exclusive For Veteran & Military Takes 1 Min!

You'll Love This Disney Movie Club Offer!

Get 4 Disney Movies For $1 With Membership. See Details. Exclusive Titles, Merchandise, Offers & Discounts. Plus, Free Shipping On Your Initial Order!

Bounce Back From The Holidays & Transfer A Balance

Holiday fun means holiday spending. Don't pay interest on your purchases for up to 15 months with the top ranked balance transfer credit cards.

VA Mortgage Rates In 2016

VA Rates as Low as 2.75% (3.028% APR) 15 Year Fixed. Exclusive For Veteran & Military Takes 1 Min!

How Can Refinancing Your Student Loans Save Money?

SoFi can help you reduce your student loans and help you pay off your debt hassle free!

Buying Medicare Supplement Plan F? Read This First

Learn why Medicare Supplement Plan F might not be your best plan option.

Shift into High Gear

Get the training you need for a career you ll love. Click here to learn more about MMI.

Get a premium quality mascara for less w/ Plumpify

Plump & lift your lashes from their roots for 50X volume! New COVERGIRL® Plumpify Mascara separates your lashes for plumping without the clumping.

How Older Men Tighten Their Skin

Men, reduce the look of wrinkles, sagging skin and fine lines with this affordable and effective skin tightening treatment without leaving your home.

Read This Before You Buy Medigap Plan F

Medicare Supplement Plan F is the most popular plan option, but there's another Medigap option you should consider.

Starwood Credit Card

Earn 25,000 Bonus Starpoints®! Use toward Award Nights or Flights.

Discount Flights

Book Discount Flights and Save. Flying to 1500+ Great Destinations.

Is your insurance comp Laughing Behind Your Back?

New Studies Show that if you drive less than 55 miles a day you can save a ton on auto insurance.