Dry skin, or xerosis, is a common condition characterized by a lack of moisture in the skin. It can result from factors like environmental conditions, genetics, aging, and harsh skincare products. Symptoms of dry skin include itchiness, flakiness, roughness, and tightness. To manage dry skin, it is important to use gentle cleansers, avoid hot water and long showers, moisturize regularly with emollient creams or lotions, use humidifiers to add moisture to the air, protect the skin from extreme weather conditions, wear breathable fabrics, drink plenty of water, and maintain a healthy lifestyle. If dry skin persists or worsens, seeking advice from a dermatologist is recommended for proper diagnosis and treatment. They may suggest specific moisturizers, prescribe topical medications, or recommend additional interventions to alleviate dry skin symptoms and improve skin hydration.
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