Getting Relief for Dry Skin from Natural Skin Balms
Dry skin has to be one of the most challenging types of skin to have. Not only is it extremely sensitive to traditional skin products, it also tends to age faster than other types of skin. In this article we'll talk about common dry skin problems and what you should do to alleviate them.
The Most Common Dry Skin Problems
Dry skin is caused characterized by a lack of moisture that produce common problems often attributed to dry skin, problems such as itching skin, dry patches, and tightness. When left untreated dry skin can develop cracked skin that will allow bacteria to infiltrate and cause infection.
Lack of moisture also means that dry skin is brittle. For this reason, this type of skin is more prone to wrinkles. As a matter of fact, it is very common for people with dry skin to start developing wrinkles in their mid twenties.
Dry skin care is basically about treating your skin gently and supplying it with moisture that it has lost. Remember, dry skin is as brittle and fragile as a thin sheet of paper, so treat it with care.
Instead of using hot water, opt for lukewarm water. This will keep you from stripping the natural oils from your skin. Soap is another product that should be avoided because it too can break down your skin's natural oils and leave your skin feeling dry and rough.
When you are drying off your skin, always dry it using gentle patting motions instead of rubbing it dry with rough towels. You can also help treat your skin gently by using natural fiber towels on your skin.
Don't scratch or pick at your skin. This simple action can lead to the proliferation of bacteria and possible infection, which is a high price to pay for something that can easily be avoided.
Finally, read the labels on your skin care products before purchasing. This will help you avoid products containing alcohol, fragrances, and artificial colors while helping you to quickly identify those products that are deemed healthy for dry skin sufferers.
In fact, the safest way to treat dry skin is to reach for natural skin care balms that contain soothing ingredients that won't lead to allergic reactions.
Once you've found the right products you should start implementing a proper skin care routine. This means that every day you should cleanse, tone, and moisturize your skin. Because dry skin battles with dryness you should reapply your moisturizer whenever you feel the need.
If you don't like using a creamy moisturizer then try using an oil.
Dry skin is often afflicted by skin rashes, itchiness and taut skin. BIOSKINBALM is a natural moisturizing cream made with Helix aspersa muller extract, a natural ingredient that offers instant dry skin relief to all skin types.
Published April 20th, 2010
Filed in Beauty