We all know what it looks like, but what precisely is dry skin? Our skin has a natural barrier of lipids designed to keep irritants out and moisture in. However, when this barrier is harmed (in this case, by cold, dry air), it causes small, almost invisible cracks to form in the skin. These cracks then permit vital moisture to escape and irritants to enter. This is the primary cause of dry, flakey skin. Here are some tips to ensure your skin stays soft, smooth and moisturized in the cold ... View the Post
Now that it’s winter, the season of dry skin is officially upon us. What that means is many of us, regardless of skin type, will be experiencing the common and, unfortunately, very visible side effects of cold, moistureless air.