How to take care of dry skin? - Drink eight or more glasses of water everyday to keep you well hydrated. Fruits and vegetables are also the basic elements for your healthy skin. Several studies show that omega 3 fatty acids in fish oils can help reduce inflammation and scaly skin; - Add humidity in your home or workplace can make a difference; - Limit to sun exposure, wind or extreme cold when having outdoor activity; - Avoid hot showers and long soaks in the tub. “Lukewarm” water is best for your skin; - Wash your face no more than twice a day with mild cleanser formulated for dry skin; - Apply effective products day and night. Apply moisturizer with SPF 15 or greater in the daytime to protect your skin from sun damage. Apply dry skin formulated skin product at night to repair the dry skin.
Effective ingredients for dry skin Look for ingredients such as Coenzyme Q10, Vitamin E, Peptide, Shea Butter, Glycerin, Lanolin, Hydroxy Acids, Petrolatum, Urea and Lactic Acids (Binders), Silicone Derivatives (Barriers), Chamomile, Aloe and Cornmea.
Avoid ingredients such as Acetone, Alcohol, Benzoyl Peroxide, Camphor, Citrus Juices, Eucalyptus, Menthol, Mints, and Salicylic Acid.