Flexitol Hand Balm, For Very Dry Hands For very dry skin with vitamin E. Dermatologist recommended. Flexitol hand balm is formulated for the management of very dry skin. It can be used on the arms, legs, elbows and back. Used daily, will help soothe and soften dry, cracked, itchy and irritated skin. The drier the skin the more effective flexitol hand balm.