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Very dry skin is particularly affected by the problems of pruritus, inflammation, lesions or even infections, which need to be anticipated.
In the first instance, avoid exposure to aggravating factors like:
- The sun
- The cold
- The wind
- Hard or chlorinated water
- Lotions containing alcohol
- Taking certain medications
Proceed with these steps: remove make-up and gently cleanse, the apply products which preserve the hydration and nourish the outer layers of the epidermis.
Cleanse without changing your skin
Make-up removal and cleansing are indispensable, even for fragile and sensitive very dry skin. They effectively let you eliminate impurities which accumulate, sebum, sweat, bacteria and dead cells, and must be carried out with specific products which will help the protective film of your skin be rebuilt.
If your skin is very dry, choose to use:
- Micellar lotions
- Alcohol-free lotions
Nourish the skin to restore the hydrolipidic film
Once the skin has been cleansed, it must be nourished to calm any irritation and allow it to get back its suppleness. It is not just a matter of hydrating the outer layer of the epidermis, but also of giving it nutrients to help to restore its protective film: the hydrolipidic film.
There are numerous products which perfectly meet the needs of very dry skins. Choose those which are the best adapted to the maturity of your skin.