Many millions of Americans are afflicted with dry skin, at least for part of the year. Dryness can be unsightly and leads to itching, cracking, and even bleeding. For some this is a minor annoyance, but other experience symptoms severe enough to warrant treatment… or at least lots and lots of lotion.
We’ll discuss what causes your skin to dry out and what you can do to combat this problem. Many (or even a majority) of people who suffer from dry skin take little or no action to treat their symptoms. People suffering from dryness might use lotion on their skin, but how do you know if you’re using a lotion that really works instead of a short term fix to mask the symptoms? There are certainly options out there – there’s no need to live with alligator skin!
So what really causes dry skin, and most important of all – what can you do to treat it? Get started with the 5th most common cause of dry skin.