For the people suffering from dry, itchy, flakey and eczema-prone skin, it can be hard describing the inconveniences you experience to people with normal skin types – from the way it affects your self esteem, to having sleep deprivation when you wake up scratching.
Having dry skin is a combination of genetics, as well as lifestyle and environmental factors. Even though you could have oily or combination skin on your face, it’s also possible to experience skin dryness on other parts of your body. There’s also a possibility of developing dry skin as you age, due to prolonged exposure to these environmental factors.
While we cannot control genetics, we can control some aspects of our environment – our shower habits in particular, affects our skin conditions more than you think. So whether you have dry, irritated skin, or would just like to maintain healthy skin, these are two simple tips you can follow: