Dry Skin


Dry Skin
What is dry skin? Rough, dry skin with that may have scales or small cracks. Dry skin isn't usually serious. In most cases it's caused by factors like hot or cold weather, low moisture in the air, and soaking in hot water.

Symptoms

Dry skin is often temporary — you get it only in winter, for example — but it may be a lifelong condition. Signs and symptoms of dry skin depend on your age, your health, where you live, time spent outdoors and the cause of the problem. Dry skin is likely to cause one or more of the following:

  • A feeling of skin tightness, especially after showering, bathing or swimming
  • Skin that feels and looks rough
  • Itching 
  • Slight to severe flaking, scaling or peeling
  • Fine lines or cracks
  • Gray, ashy skin
  • Redness
  • Deep cracks that may bleed

 

Causes

  1. Weather
  2. Harsh Soaps and detergents 
  3. Hot bath or Showers
  4. Heat

Prevention

  1. Moisturizer is your best friend!
  2. Limit long water exposure 
  3. Toss those drying soaps away

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