Dry skin is one of the common skin problems that we face on a regular basis. It becomes harsh, rough, itchy and mainly you will feel tight, particularly after you shower, bathe, or swim. You may face surprising redness and lines and breaks on the skin, sometimes deep enough that they bleed. Various things can cause this problem. Today we will be discussing this.
You can have dry skin at any age, but it is more common if you’re in your 50s. This is because the glands that produce oil for your skin get smaller as you age and produce less. For that skin becomes rough and dry. If you are suffering from Diabetes and kidney disease then also you can get rough and dry skin at elderly ages.
This is the most common form of eczema. Dry, rough skin is the symptom, but you may also have a rash on your elbows, behind the knees, and also on your face, hands, and feet. An allergic reaction is the cause of it. You can get rid of that by applying body lotion on your skin. During this time please stay away from detergent, perfume, sand, or cigarette smoke if you are allergic to these items.
Taking shower for a long period is a common cause of dry skin. The hotter the water, the worse the effect is. Swimming pools have a lot of chlorine in them that is also bad. Because the chemical makes your skin dry and you will feel itchiness all over the body. So, please try to avoid these situations.
Alongside the various wellbeing worries around smoking, it also causes wrinkles and messes with the blood flow to your outermost layers of the skin.That can make your skin dry.
Many soaps and shampoos clean our skin by removing the natural oil. This will make your skin dry. A doctor or pharmacist can suggest special cleansers that won’t dry out our skin.
Winter dries out your skin more than other seasons because the humidity is too low in the air. special care of your skin in this type of weather: Cover up, moisturize often and avoid things that trigger allergic reactions.
When to See a Doctor
We can usually get rid of dry skin with lifestyle changes, home remedies, and by applying moisturizers. If these don’t seem to help, go to a Dermatologist near you.