Understanding Dry Skin

Dry skin is a skin condition where there is not enough moisture in the skin. Many people suffer from this condition everyday. If you suffer from dry skin, your skin may appear flaky or feel tight. In the most severe cases, the skin can crack, itch and even bleed. The skin can also become very rough.

The most common body parts that will experience dry skin are the hands, feet and the face. The hands get dry since they are exposed almost all the time. During the summer, you might not wear socks and shoes all the time. This can cause the heels to feel dry and can even cause cracking and bleeding.

Causes of Dry Skin

There are many different causes of dry skin. The weather can cause dry skin. When the weather gets cold, all of the moisture in the air can disappear, resulting in dry and itchy skin. Detergents can also cause the skin to feel dry. Thyroid disorders can also cause the skin to become dry.

Dry skin can make your life miserable. There are many different products that can help to relieve dry skin. Talk to your doctor to see which products are right for you.

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