Dry Skin

‘Dry’ is used to describe a skin type that produces less sebum than normal skin. As a result of the lack of sebum, dry skin lacks the lipids that it needs to retain moisture and build a protective shield against external influences. This leads to an impaired barrier function. 

Dry skin indicators:
  • Dehydration.
  • Flakes, rough texture.
  • Cracks in the skin.
  • Itch.
  • Skin feels painful, may sting or burn.
  • Wrinkled with a rough, loose texture.
  • Skin infections.
  • Peeling skin.