The skin is the largest organ of the body as it covers the whole body. Now, the skin is what matters the most. We take care of our skin very much but in many cases, even after taking enough care, our skin is not so moisturized and good. The skin is not hydrated enough and skin gets dry. The dry skin is actually an uncomfortable condition of having a cracking, scaling and itching feeling. The reason behind having a dry skin can be many. Small flakes and dry patches can be caused because of the dry skin. The main cause is usually the lack of optimal amount of water in the superficial skin layer named as Epidermis.
Women tend to take care of their skin more than the men. That does not mean the skin can be dry only in women or men. In fact, the dry skin can be seen in both males and females. The superficial layer of skin Epidermis has lipids and proteins and the lipid part is what that helps in preventing the dehydration of skin. After fatty acids get removed from the skin, the protection and moisture of the skin is lost very easily. And we are very concerned for the moisture of skin, right?
The dry skin is very prone to the rashes and flakes and the skin can also have breakdown. The condition is called as Xerosis. The problem dry skin can be invisible but if the problem is not treated properly, it can result in red rashes. Though dry skin treatment includes basic treatment like avoiding harsh soaps and fluids on the skin. The best thing is the problem is mild and can be easily treated.