When you have flaky, itchy, dry skin, you want fast relief, easing your dry skin depends on how you clean your skin, these are six tips to soothe your dry skin.
– Hot water is not a good idea for your dry skin, they strip your body of its natural oil and you need them to help trap moisture and keep your skin smooth and moist. So if you must bathe with warm water, take short baths, not more than 5 minutes. Afterward, gently pat dry and moisturize your body.
– Shaving can irritate dry skin because you’re also scraping off natural oils, the best time to shave is after you shower, hairs are softer and more pliable after bathing, making shaving easier. Shave in the direction the hair is growing to protect your skin.
– Sun damage is one of the main causes behind dry skin, wrinkles, and roughness. You can help prevent that damage by wearing SPF 30 sunscreen and dressing right.
– The simplest moisturizer can soothe dry skin. Petroleum jelly makes a great moisturizer and/or shea butter