Other causes include change in climate, cold or dry weather, dehydration and not consuming enough water, Washing with harsh soaps or astringent skincare, including those containing alcohol. It can also be caused by shaving or occupational exposure.
Dry skin can range from basic irritation to itchy, scaly skin that may even crack and bleed.
Basic causes for dry skin - lack of oil production, decrease in collagen production, and environmental factors. Any combination of these can result in more severe skin conditions that cause inflammation of the skin, also known as dermatitis.
At Minty pearls we offer treatments that nourish and hydrate your skin from the inside out.
Dry and sensitive skin
Dry skin is usually genetic, sometimes a result from medical skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis. Dry skin can characterised by a lack of the appropriate amount of water in the most superficial layer of the skin, the epidermis.