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How to Get Rid of Extremely Dry Skin

How to Get Rid of Extremely Dry Skin How to Get Rid of Extremely Dry Skin How to Get Rid of Extremely Dry Skin

Overview

Dry skin can occur due to several factors, including weather, cosmetics and medications. Symptoms include itching, flaking and/or cracking skin, depending on the severity of dryness. According to Daily Glow, dry skin can affect any part of your body, but tends to occur more often on the face, arms and legs. Dry skin, also known as "winter itch" when it occurs due to cold, dry weather, can be uncomfortable and embarrassing to some people.

Step 1

Bathe in warm water instead of hot water, using a moisturizing cleansing cream. Soaps tend to dry the skin further, leading to increased irritation, while hot water removes the skin's oils. Mild soaps and cleansers th