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How To Treat Dry Skin Diseases

Published at 02/25/2012 20:33:55


Dry skin diseases are such condition of skin, in which the moisturizer of normal skin is lost. Skin looks rough and scaly. Dry skin diseases mean rough flaky skin condition that may leads to wrinkled skin. Other inflammatory conditions like eczema or psoriasis can occur in addition to dry skin diseases. The common appearance of skin in winter is an example of dry skin diseases. Irritation and puffy appearance of dry skin diseases is typical. It’s an aging sign too. Some environmental and occupational conditions lead to dry skin diseases. A hypersensitivity reaction can be pathogenesis mechanism underlying dry skin diseases. The dry skin diseases are more of a social issue if not treated can give rise to many other problems of skin.

Treatment of dry skin diseases

Dry skin diseases can be treated by simple tips. It can appear as rashes and rough patches through the body. Some dry skin problems are hereditary. The problems can be due to loss of oil from body. Less use of moisturizer is a common reason. The causes are mostly external and are treated that way. Systemic causes are on the etiology process.

The treatment steps

  • When you wash your dry skin diseases, try to look for these points. Avoid long hot showers, this strip off the oil and make skin thirsty and rough. A 5-10 minute shower is good enough.
  • A gentle cleanser or a shower gel with moisturizer will help to lock the moist texture of skin and keep it healthy and smooth soft.
  • Make a habit of applying moisturizer on the skin while it’s wet or smooth. So as to keep the moist texture built. Within few minutes of face washing or bathing. Try beauty products according to your skin types especially when in dry skin diseases. A damp skin is more receptive of good creams and lotions.
  • There are some life style changing tips that can also help your skin better in a way that you want.
  • A humidifier in your surroundings helps skin stay hydrated especially in winters.
  • Wearing light clothes like cotton and other natural fibres is good. While other synthetics and wool stuff is corrosive and causes dry skin diseases. Drinking plenty of water helps by keep body fluid levels as per required, this is important in summer and fall.
  • Eating essential fatty acids help fortify the skin’s natural oil-retaining barriers. Foods good for skin are: cold-water fish, walnuts, and safflower oil.
  • In itching or inflammation dry skin diseases, applying a cool compress or a steroid cream on the area for a week helps a lot in healing.
  • Moisturizer helps the best way when selected according to the needs of your skin.
  • A good, rich moisturizer is by its ingredients that may be helpful for dry skin diseases include ceremide that help the skin hold water and soothe dry skin, a product with these is perfect for dry skin diseases.
  • Glycerin draws water towards the skin and retains it there, so its use is good in dry skin diseases.
  • Hyaluronic acid which helps skin hold water so it’s being a part of your perfect moisturizer.
  • Lanolin, mineral oil, and petroleum jelly keep water in the skin that has been absorbed during bathing.

Tips and comments

Whenever you get exposed to sun don’t forget to apply sun block cream and use of vitamin E always helps.