How to take care of my dry skin?


The problems related to dry skin are often less known than those related to oily skin (which lead to acne, excess sebum, shine, etc.). And yet, having dry skin can also be a source of great discomfort. Skin that feels tight, lacks radiance and gives a "crocodile skin" effect requires a dry skin care product adapted to regain comfort and softness.

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How dry skin works and causes to choose the right treatment

Before you know which treatment to use for dry skin, you need to be sure you have one. In general, skin is considered dry when it is prone to itching, tightness and redness and irritation appear regularly.

In the case of very dry skin, it is possible that the epidermis may undergo flaking or cracking. Skin radiance is also a good indicator. Indeed, dry skin is quite dull, its pores are little or not dilated, and the texture is fine. However, dry to very dry skin should not be confused with dehydrated skin, which corresponds to a temporary condition.

Restore the skin's natural barrier

Dry skin can stem from various causes, whether temporary dehydration due to life events like stress or aging, or chronic dryness. This occurs when the protective hydrolipidic film, comprised of water and lipids, is disrupted, leaving the epidermis vulnerable to dryness. Factors contributing to this imbalance include genetic predisposition, environmental changes, pollution, medical treatments, or skin conditions like eczema or psoriasis. Additionally, using improper beauty products can exacerbate dryness. Opting for suitable treatments for dry skin restores the skin barrier, replenishing essential water and lipids to restore suppleness and comfort.

I have dry skin: what should I do?

Do you think your skin is dry to very dry? To be sure, you can first have this diagnosis confirmed by a dermatologist. This healthcare professional will be able to tell you if your skin dryness is temporary or chronic.

If the skin has suddenly changed its condition, it is also advisable to look for the triggering factor: a change of soap or shower gel, sun or swimming pool which can be drying, or drug treatments. Once the factor has been identified, it must be changed and the skin repaired with the help of a suitable treatment.

Nourish and regenerate the epidermis with dry skin care

Navigating beauty products for dry and sensitive skin can be overwhelming. Here's Diadermine's expert recommendation for effectively nourishing your skin:

  • Daytime Hydration: Try Diadermine's PH5 Essential Moisturizing Day Care to restore the skin's hydrolipidic film, enhancing hydration and shielding it from external aggressors. With continuous use, dry skin becomes noticeably soft and supple.
  • Makeup Removal: Opt for the Essential Moisturizing Micellar Water, a gentle solution that not only effectively removes makeup residues and impurities but also soothes dry and sensitive skin. Its gentle formula, composed of 93% natural ingredients, provides a comforting cleanse.
  • Combatting Aging: If dryness is attributed to aging, incorporate Lift+ Nourishing Anti-Wrinkle Night Care into your routine. This formula, enriched with plant-based pro-collagen, deeply nourishes and regenerates dry skin while you sleep, combating signs of aging effectively.

Deeply rehydrate dry skin

Finally, to complement the care for dry skin, Diadermine also recommends moisturizing from within. To do this, it is necessary to drink a sufficient amount of water daily to allow a good rehydration of the epidermis (about 1.5 liters, unless medically contraindicated).

The skin also needs to breathe, so overheated or poorly ventilated rooms should be avoided. On the other hand, outdoor walks are recommended to let the skin oxygenate and regenerate.

On a daily basis, a point of honour should be made on hygiene. To do this, avoid aggressive cleansers for the skin barrier as much as possible, instead favor superfatted soaps such as Diadermine's Essential Gentle Dry Skin Soap.

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