Dry skin is highly sensitive, which makes caring for it rather difficult. If you allow your skin get too dry, it will get flaky. This “effect” is very difficult to hide and it will affect your appearance greatly. Today we will tell you how to avoid this and make sure that your dry skin stays healthy and smooth.
The first rule of caring for dry skin is to avoid the things that damage it. You need to understand that your skin becomes dry not because of the lack of moisture, but because it loses its ability to retain it. In the vast majority of cases, this is caused by various kinds of external damage. Therefore, you can protect your face simply by excluding certain products from your beauty routine. The items you need to avoid are bar soaps, alcohol based products, harsh cleansers based on chemicals, abrasive scrubs, and loofahs.
The next step after removing all these irritants is to give your skin what it needs to stay healthy and beautiful. Here is how you do this:
- Exfoliate regularly.
Use gentle products, like PureLx Perfection Cleanser Micro-Dermabrasion Scrub to remove dead cells and leave your skin smooth and glowing with beauty. The frequency of exfoliation will depend on how sensitive your skin is. Do this at least once a week to make sure there are no flakes marring your face.
- Wear sunscreen all the time.
The importance of wearing sunscreen cannot be underestimated. Exposure to sunlight is the primary reason responsible for your skin being dry in the first place. The damage from sun radiation weakens the outer layer of your skin and prevents it from retaining moisture efficiently. Therefore, it’s imperative that you stay protected at all times, even during winter.
- Moisturize your skin properly.
Use state-of-the-art moisturizers that will hydrate your skin without disrupting its natural pH balance. We might be biased, but we believe that PureLx Perfection Anti-Aging Moisturizer is the best product for your sensitive skin. It’s extremely gentle but efficient and will provide your skin with moisture and nourishment as well as create a protective barrier to shield your skin from pollution.
- Protect your lips.
This part of your face is most vulnerable to the damage form UV rays and elements. You need to make sure that your lips are protected at all times. This means that you need to wear lipstick or gloss throughout the day and reapply it regularly. You also should apply a moisturizing or nourishing lip balm before you go to bed. This way, your lips will be protected 24/7, so they will stay smooth and rosy.
- Use oils when necessary.
If your skin gets too dry and starts flaking, you should resort to using natural oils in order to protect it. Homemade remedies based on olive or jojoba seed oils will be the best choice in this situation. Apply them topically to the driest areas and leave for a few minutes so that your skin can absorb them properly. Then, gently remove excess oil using warm water and soft cloth.
Installing a humidifier in your home is also a wise decision if you have dry skin. This will not only help you look more attractive, but will also improve your overall health as humidifiers reduce the risk of respiratory diseases.