How to Deal with Dry Skin

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How to Deal with Dry Skin
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Dry skin tends to be itchy, rough, scaly and flaky, meaning that you no doubt already know whether or not you have dry skin. There is no denying that dryness can be extremely frustrating to deal with, but this guide will talk you through all you need to know.

What Causes Dry Skin?

Normal skin features a natural protective barrier as its outermost layer, consisting mainly of lipids. This barrier is essential for retaining moisture, but, if the barrier is damaged in any way, it will not be able to do its job properly, leading to dryness.

Normal vs dry skin

Wondering what causes this damage to occur?

A few different factors, including:

  • Harsh weather
  • UV rays
  • Long, hot showers
  • Using the wrong skin care products

In addition to a damaged skin barrier leading to dryness, dry skin can also be caused by a few internal factors.

Medication is one of these, as certain types of medication, especially ones that control blood pressure and acne, often result in dry skin as one of their side effects

Your genetics can also make a difference, and those who have fair skin tend to be much more susceptible to dryness than those with darker complexions.

Another common cause of dry skin is aging

As the skin ages, its sebaceous glands, which are what produces your skin’s natural oils, start to slow down, not only leading to dryness, but also wrinkles and fine lines.

Hormonal fluctuations can also cause dry skin, especially during pregnancy and menopause.

Of course, there are certain medical conditions that can also lead to dry skin, such as:

  • Skin conditions, including psoriasis and eczema
  • Diabetes, due to poorly regulated blood sugar levels
  • Hypothyroidism, due to low levels of the thyroid hormone decreasing natural oil production
  • Malnutrition, as certain nutrients are essential for keeping the skin healthy

If you know that your dry skin is caused by a medical condition, then the best way to clear this is by tackling the actual condition itself. Nevertheless, you can still follow the tips mentioned in this guide to help reduce the dryness until then.

Avoiding the Cause

While there is not much that you can do about your genetics or hormonal fluctuations, many of the causes of dry skin can actually be avoided quite easily.

How?

Well, let’s begin with UV rays…

As you can imagine, it does not take long for the sun’s strong rays to really dry out the skin, which is why sunscreen is essential throughout the year. 

In addition to wearing sunscreen, you should also be taking additional steps to protect your skin from the sun, especially if you are already suffering from dry skin. There are many ways to do this, from staying out of direct sunlight during the sun’s hottest hours, to wearing clothing that hides your skin from the sun.

Clothing that protects your skin should also be used during times of harsh weather, paired with a thick and greasy moisturizer.

When it comes to long, hot showers, this is a habit that is quite easy to change…

Keep your showers as cool as you can handle, and make sure that you do not spend more than ten minutes in the water. 

Another common cause of dry skin, as mentioned above, is using the wrong skin care products.

So, how do you know whether or not you are using the right ones?

Well, all of the skin care products you use should be designed for dry skin. If you are using a product that is aimed at those with oily skin, this will only end up stripping your skin of all of its precious oils, leaving you so much drier afterwards.  

The order in which you apply your skin care products is also important…

Many people do not realize that this makes a difference, but it really does.

How?

If you use multiple skin care products, you will want to ensure that all of the active ingredients within these are penetrating into your skin. In order for this to happen, you need to begin with the lightest product, and then work your way up, ending with a thick and rich moisturizer. Make sure that you also wait for a minute or so in between products, as this will give the active ingredients enough time to enter your skin without being diluted by the ingredients in the next product that you apply. 

Moisturizing Dry Skin

If you have been suffering from dry skin for a while now, then you have likely already tried quite a few different moisturizers.

Have they been helping?

If not, this could be down to the way in which you apply your moisturizer…

One key tip to keeping dry skin moisturized is to make sure that you are applying moisturizer to damp skin.

Why?

Well, the purpose of a moisturizer is to form a thin film over the surface of your skin, which, in a way, replicates your skin’s natural protective barrier. If you apply a moisturizer onto skin that is damp, this means that any excess moisture ends up trapped beneath your moisturizer, so the only place for it to go, rather than evaporating into the air, is into your skin.

Your skin does not need to be dripping wet, but should still be quite damp when you apply your moisturizer.

The type of moisturizer that you use is also important…

Stay away from products that contain fragrances or harsh alcohols, as these chemicals will only end up stripping your skin of its remaining natural oils.

Instead, opt for a gentle and mild product, preferably one that has been designed with dry skin in mind.

Your moisturizer needs to be rich and greasy, as this will ensure that it is able to trap moisture into your skin.

How do you know if your moisturizer is thick enough?

Simple…

All you need to do is apply a small amount of your moisturizer to the palm of your hand. Then, flip your hand over. If the moisturizer drips, or even runs a little, then this is a sign that you need something thicker.

Don’t forget…

It is always useful to have a separate day and night moisturizer.

Why?

Because the night time moisturizer will contain ingredients that may be unsuitable for use in direct sunlight, but could actually really benefit your skin. 

Oil It Up

In addition to using a moisturizer on a regular basis, dry skin can also often benefit from a layer of oil.

Wondering which oil to use?

Here are a few that are especially effective in treating dry skin:

  • Olive oil
  • Coconut oil
  • Jojoba oil
  • Rose hip seed oil
  • Lavender oil
  • Safflower oil 
woman using coconut oil

Moisturizing dry skin with coconut oil

Key Ingredients to Look Out For

Whether in terms of your moisturizer or any other skin care products that you use, there are certain ingredients out there that can really benefit dry skin. The effects are magnified even more when these ingredients are used in conjunction with each other, so take a look at the ingredients list the next time you are purchasing a skin care product, and make sure that some of the following ingredients are featured:

  • Glycerin an inexpensive ingredient that draws moisture to the skin
  • Ceramides these are fats that are naturally found in the skin, and applying them topically will help to heal your skin’s natural barrier
  • Urea melts away dead skin cells, meaning that other ingredients can then better penetrate your skin
  • Hyaluronic acid a powerful humectant, meaning that it draws moisture from the air into the skin, with its molecules swelling as more moisture is absorbed, therefore plumping your skin up almost immediately
  • Lactic acid a gentle ingredient that exfoliates the skin while hydrating it at the same time 

Another ingredient that is often featured in products designed for dry skin is petroleum jelly. This ingredient does not have the best reputation,

Increase Your Consumption of Essential Fatty Acids

Research has shown that a deficiency in essential fatty acids can quickly lead to skin abnormalities, with dryness being one of these symptoms.

What exactly are essential fatty acids?

These are unsaturated fatty acids that are, as you can guess from its name, essential for your health, and are considered to be the healthiest of all of the fats out there. However, your body cannot produce these itself, meaning that your diet needs to provide you with all of the essential fatty acids that your body needs in order to thrive. 

When it comes to dry skin, essential fatty acids are key…

Why?

Because they make up a significant part of your skin’s natural protective barrier, which is something that is often damaged in people that are suffering from dry skin. This means that increasing your consumption of essential fatty acids can really speed up the rate at which your skin’s natural barrier heals, therefore minimizing any dryness.

So, where exactly do you get these essential fatty acids from?

Here are a few common foods that contain them:

  • Oily fish, such as mackerel, salmon and herring
  • Hemp
  • Flax
  • Walnuts and almonds
  • Olive oil
  • Eggs
  • Whole grain foods
  • Dark leafy green vegetables 

food sources of essential fatty acids

Of course, you also have the option of taking essential fatty acid supplements, which usually come in the form of capsules. Experts believe that around 400mg a day is enough to substantially reduce any symptoms of dry skin. 

Hydrating Masks

Dry skin lacks moisture, and even though you may be religiously applying moisturizer to your skin throughout the day, this is often just not enough.

This is where a hydrating face mask comes in…

These masks contain potent active ingredients that penetrate deep into your skin’s layers, helping to treat the dryness while strengthening your skin’s natural barrier, so that it is better able to retain moisture on its own.

Is your dry skin on your body?

If so, you will need something other than a face mask…

An oatmeal bath is a great alternative. All you need to do is add some powdered colloidal oatmeal to a warm bath, before soaking in it for ten to fifteen minutes.

colloidal oatmeal

How does this help?

Oats contain particular fats that help to lubricate the skin, reducing dryness. They also contain polysaccharides, which are complex sugars, that leave a gelatinous residue on your skin, which also helps to treat dryness. The proteins that oats contain are also useful, as these contain anti-inflammatory compounds, as well as natural histamines, both of which will help to soothe your skin. 

Do You Need to Seek Medical Advice for Your Dry Skin?

While dry skin can often be treated at home, there will be certain cases that require medical attention.

How do you know if yours is one of these?

Well, if your dry skin has appeared extremely suddenly, or is very severe with bleeding and cracking, then this is a sign that you need to see a doctor.

For everyone else, you would be best off trying a few at-home treatments for a couple of weeks, and then seeing a professional if your skin still has not improved.

What will a doctor do?

There are actually quite a few ways that they can help…

From prescribing antihistamines to control excessive itching, to providing you with topical steroids to reduce swelling, to diagnosing an underlying medical condition that could be causing your dryness, it can sometimes be well worth your while having an expert take a look at your dry skin. 

Since there are so many different causes of dry skin, there are also several different treatment options, and each one is definitely worth a try. While you may be tempted to wait and see if your skin heals on its own, you would be best off taking a more proactive approach, because dry skin that is not treated will usually become worse over time, making it much harder to treat in the end.

282 thoughts on “How to Deal with Dry Skin”

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  93. Jamia Geer says:

    I would never have thought to see a doctor about dry skin, but now I know that I should consider seeing someone about the excessively dry skin on my hands. I have been walking around with painfully dry hands that devour lotion and still stay painfully dry and cracking.

  94. Annette Robinson says:

    Guilty of a lot of the things you say to avoid. I live in scotland and am outdoors a lot, so am subject to some ‘harsh’ weather conditions, and I dont use sun protection. I love hot baths and showers, and just ‘slop’ a bit of moisturiser on when I’ve had my bath. Although I am being more and more careful of what I put on my skin regarding ingredients. Trying to use as natural as I can. Im also 56, and vegetarian. So my skin is ‘aging’ and I dont get oils from oily fish etc, but I do try and drink water as often as I can and am eating healther than I have ever done. I have picked up a few tips from this blog though, and it was very interesting.

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    I have found that changing my diet has helped with dry skin!

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    I never really thought about dry skin being a way to diagnose medical conditions. I am interested in treating my Psoriasis it sounds like you may have something that could help.

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    Would love to try Orogold for my dry skin especially over this winter.

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    I tend to have dry skin during harsh windy, moist, rainy and cold winter days. My diabetes also plays a role in my dry feet. I’ve learned to manage my dry skin issues. The following steps do give me some relief. 🙂
    1. I apply a rich, creamy lotion over my body every morning and night.
    2. I soak in baths with essential oils, bombs, coconut oil and oatmeal.
    3. After the bath i apply a top end moisturizer on my face. Followed with an application of anti-aging creams.
    4. Every morning I apply an anti-aging cream before applying make-up.
    5. Every morning and night I apply a foot cream on my feet.

  123. Elizabeth Gonzalez says:

    Oils work wonders,

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  125. Treen Goodwin says:

    great tips thanks for sharing , i eat lots of fish being from Nova Scotia !

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  127. Lauren C. says:

    i have dry skin and am always looking for a cure!! Winter is the worst time for my skin

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    Thanks

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    I have really oily skin in sme areas and others super dry, so aggrivating, but this article helps

  147. Melissa English says:

    I try to drink my daily water requirements and eat lots of fish and veggies
    Your article was very informative

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    I didnt know all these ways to help dry skin !

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    Thank you

  152. Jodie P says:

    Thanks for this great article! I suffer from dry skin all winter.

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    Wow.

  154. Samearra says:

    I have been dealing with dryness off and on since high school

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    I have been dealing with dry skin my whole life. Finally relief

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    Thanks for all the tips to moisturize and hydrate my skin. I enjoyed the article.

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    just starting to get drier skin now that i’m middle-aged and this info will be helpful — ty for this post 🙂

  161. Dave McCausland says:

    Wow i didn’t realize all this about dry skin,
    thank you for this information! very helpful

  162. Katy Dilbaitis says:

    Good information for any type of skin.

  163. JUSTIN CASTILLO says:

    Thanks for the tips

  164. Sandy Weinstein says:

    i cant use coconut on my face will break it out, have to be careful with the moisturizers i use. cna use on the rest of my body.

  165. jessie says:

    Thanks for informative article. I learn a lot.

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    This sounds perfect for my dry skin, especially in Winter, would love to try.

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    Entering for a friend, she has dry, I have oily skin, lol

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    I would love to try these products!

  173. Carol Marshall says:

    Dry skin affects me every winter. This article was very useful. Thank you!

  174. Lisa Kerr says:

    Thank you for all the great tips for dry skin. I have had dry skin my entire life so I definitely could use your products!

  175. mary carmichael says:

    Great contest…hope i win

  176. terry mealing says:

    good tips

  177. Margaret King says:

    Thanks for all of the helpful information.

  178. Ina Fowler says:

    Whoah lots of fans for sure! This Is really Gold!

  179. Dana Rodriguez says:

    These are great tips!

  180. dawn says:

    lots of info would love to try this and see if it works

  181. Julia Manyik says:

    My skin is very dry, especially in the winter. I am always looking for good moisturizers. Would love to try this product.

  182. wen says:

    Great post! Hope to win this fantastic product.

  183. Susan Ladd says:

    Very interesting and hope it works. Thanks for this awesome sweep 🙂

  184. Dawn Walsh says:

    crossing my fingers

  185. Darlene Smith says:

    Great advice! I hope I win!

  186. Jeffrey says:

    Great news to read since i have dry skin.

  187. Laura Pritchard says:

    I will try some of these with my dry patch on my ankle!

  188. Richard Eldred Hawes says:

    Excellent article on dry skin and the best ways to address it

  189. Rox says:

    Personally, I use Rose Hip Seed and Coconut Oils.

  190. Sheena Batey says:

    This looks really special

  191. Nina Motylinski-Davies says:

    This sounds great for parched skin

  192. Florence M Miller says:

    Would love to try this, I have battled dry skin for years, especially in winter.

  193. Elise Burke says:

    Love orogold!

  194. Thank you, I’m 55 and right now I need the greatest effect on self improvements..

  195. dana says:

    I only suffer from dry skin on my heels during winter months here in Michigan

  196. Julie H says:

    Wow so much helpful information! I had no idea that it matters in which order you apply skin products!

  197. Joann Sowders says:

    Lots of good tips

  198. Deborah Caudill says:

    Thanks for another spectacular, educational and thorough article. You always have the best information. I didn’t know that the order in which you apply products make a difference. I also enjoyed learning about the different oils.

  199. Abigail Gibson says:

    Thank you for sharing this informative article.

  200. Chico Suave says:

    This looks amazing

  201. shannon bagby says:

    This is such an amazing article and I def will apply all these tips to ensure that my skin stays young and supple

  202. Cynthia C says:

    Thank you for the information. I wish I didn’t love my hot showers so much!

  203. ilaria carraro says:

    thanks for this chance

  204. Jill Brott says:

    I love that the Orogold products have no smell

  205. Pamela Muldowney says:

    I enjoyed all the advice. Especially the info on what foods to eat to help with my skin.

  206. David Heath says:

    I really could use this!

  207. My almost-60 skin needs this!!

  208. Wesley Meyer says:

    Obviously the dry skin treatment is directed for women. But, you know what? I am a man that thinks this is a great idea for me to try and I’m not ashamed of thinking this way. Dry skin should be a concern for everyone. Thanks.

  209. Margaret Smith says:

    This info is very helpful. I suffer from very dry skin during the winter months and can use some of these tips.

  210. Kelly VanAuken says:

    Good luck everyone.

  211. Heidi Carlson-Reid says:

    I have combination skin and get dry patches around my nose. Because of this, I am very careful about sun exposure and use a moisturizer with SPF daily . I am also gentle with cleansing my skin and moisturize twice a day.

  212. kathy m says:

    Good information and explains a lot about why at my age I am constantly dealing with dry skin. Time to add some face oil to the mix. Genetics, sun worshipping, medication and age, my skin has a reason to be dry

  213. L Gravel says:

    I have extremely dry skin, so I would love to try this product.

  214. scott says:

    Thanks for the informative article. I learned a lot.

  215. kim charlton says:

    Amazing stuff!!

  216. Marci says:

    These are great tips. My skin gets so dry in the water

    1. Marci says:

      winter

  217. chung says:

    Very informative. I would love to try these products.

  218. 007blond says:

    Pollution is also bad for the skin. I work in a foundry.

  219. flasimo says:

    Great tips. I love coconut oil for dry skin.

  220. Nancy Wallner says:

    Some good stuff to know

  221. Angela Thomas says:

    I have always had a hard time finding a balance with my skin. My issues are breakouts, but when I use products to help I quickly have dry skin. At this point I will try anything to help prevent and deal with both of these issues. One day I would love to have perfectly balanced skin!

  222. Devon Callender says:

    Great stuff

  223. Shakeia Rieux says:

    This is very helpful information! I have dry skin and I try different products to see what works, and so far nothing seems to be working for me

  224. Giordana Venturi says:

    I have such dry skin on my nose, especially in the winter… I’ve gotta try one of those masks!

  225. Lisa says:

    Great information

  226. Kristyn Harris says:

    I enjoyed this article. Very informative and interesting!

  227. margie morrison says:

    Oh how I miss young skin! Would so lovel to try this!

  228. Nicole Margrif says:

    Great advice and try not to take hot showers

  229. Annette says:

    I have to exfoliate a lot, because the dry skin seems to feel like a mask. Once it’s removed my skin is soft and my skincare works better.

  230. Lori W. says:

    I have tried a lot of these options to prevent dry skin. I have noticed that adding any oils causes breakouts.

  231. Tamie T says:

    So glad I read this blog post. It is packed full of enriching ideas to help save my dry skin.

  232. Reno A Schubert says:

    encouraging

  233. denise low says:

    Thank you for sharing. This would be just what I need.

  234. gloria patterson says:

    LOTS of good information here !!!

    BUT this one really got me “applying moisturizer to damp skin.” This is the first time I have ever heard this and I will be doing it

  235. Patricia Hill says:

    I was lucky enough to get to try this when I went home to Ontario, unfortunately I had no money to buy myself anything but the experience of it was great. Felt like there was nothing on my skin!

  236. Kristen Richard says:

    I have dry skin, with oily skin on my nose and the advise on this page will be great for treating the dry and aging skin areas.

  237. Jodi Hunter says:

    Incredible Tips.

  238. Susan Stickney says:

    I need to stop those long hot showers!

  239. taylor says:

    Thanks for sharing great info. I really love Orogold and I would love to win!

  240. Rena Walter says:

    Thanks, very interesting!

  241. sydney allen says:

    This looks like the ideal solution for my skin.

  242. Nicole C says:

    Spent quite a few days skiing this winter plus getting older I need some help with my skin care

  243. April says:

    In love with all Orogold products for my dry skin all year!

  244. KATE USHER says:

    Very good info about dry skin and how the cream will help. I need this so BAD,,would love to try. Thank you very much.

  245. Richard Hicks says:

    I love the helpful tips and hints for dry skin. Something I battle year round!

  246. Diana Penn says:

    Amazing giveaway i need something for my dry skin

  247. Sheri Darby says:

    This looks so good, just what my tired skin needs

  248. Jean Hansen says:

    Can’t add anything more than use good products like orogold cosmetics, drink alot of water, get eight hours of sleep and be happy!

  249. Robin Ritter says:

    Good info! I do use a facial oil and moisturize regularly but I will try a mask next.

  250. Yen Tam says:

    nice tip – i love coconut oil.

  251. Amanda Gregory says:

    I have such dry skin so this is extremely useful. Thank you.

  252. Sandra Jo Siddall says:

    Very interesting read! I have dry skin so this information will help me lots! x

  253. ang pickering says:

    Great information, thank you

  254. Kimberly says:

    Based on the comments I wouldn’t mind a chance to try it for free.

  255. Katy Linsao says:

    I’m learning so much about skincare lately. I have severe eczema, so I have to use a lot of products to keep my skin healthy. Thanks for a wonderfully informative article!

  256. Jo-Anne Pfoh says:

    great advise , with I had it 45 years ago

  257. Leanne S says:

    lots of great advise

  258. Adrian Bold says:

    Great blog. It gave me some ideas that I hadn’t thought or heard about before.

  259. Isabel Marie Baker (Izzy says:

    I really suffer with dry skin all year,I will be using so much of your wonderful advise…Thank you

  260. Mary W says:

    Loving the new facial oils to help skin issues

  261. Kes T says:

    Want to win

  262. Susan Byrne says:

    I’m a Type 1 Diabetic, so may be that’s why my skin is so dry. I don’t know but I love trying new lotions to see if it helps.

  263. Ellen Stafford says:

    Thanks for the tips! They are great!

  264. Eileen Boyce says:

    Thanks fr the heat info. I’d like t try this!

  265. Donna F Doyle says:

    Wow what a lot of information. Just to put your cleansing on in the right order.

  266. Princess Meggy says:

    Very Informative, hopefully it will help me save my skin!

  267. Jennifer Pellicone says:

    What a great article! I learned quite a few things that I can easily adapt to my daily routine. Put moisturizer on damp skin, shorten my showers and moisturize with olive oil and coconut oil and my diet can always be tweaked!

  268. Lisa Z says:

    I wish I had some the other day. I was out in the wind and cold all day and my face was so dry by that night.

  269. Brianna Cavins says:

    Thank You!!

  270. Virginia Alworth says:

    Sounds good for my dry skin

  271. Julie Waldron says:

    Thanks for the tips!

  272. Larry Alworth says:

    My wife would love this for her face

  273. Buddy Garrett says:

    The information was very informative. We didn’t know a lot of it.

  274. Casey Garvey says:

    This is such an informative article! Love all the tips to combat the dry skin as well!

  275. Audrey Golden says:

    This is awesome!

  276. Cassandra D. says:

    Great article. I do take oatmeal baths.

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