Thanks Cehua,
I am really starting to think that what I need is humectants or a mixture of both oils and humectants. Most of the stuff I use is oil based and its not working. I do remember liking honey a lot, but stopped because I found out I was a bit allergic. (sigh) So the search continues...
"It's a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done."- Harriet Beecher Stowe