The Causes and Daily Skincare Routine For Dry Skin.
Today, we will discuss the causes and the best skincare routine for dry skin and how the routine can make your skin look glowy, hydrated, and healthy. So, shall we?
What Causes Dry Skin?
If you have dry skin, the first thing you want to do is get rid of it ASAP. But have you ever given a thought to what really causes dry skin? There may be both internal and external factors that cause dry skin, and if you can control all of those, you may solve the issue without a good dry skincare routine. However, if not, in this article, we’ll plan a skincare routine for you and your dry skin, and by the end of the blog, you’ll be glowing, well, metaphorically. But first, let us look at the most common causes of Dry Skin.
According to leading skincare experts, there can be several causes for dry skin. These causes can be medical and/or environmental, in simple words internal and external. The external factors are easier to get rid of in comparison to the internal factors. However, some of the internal factors too can be worked on. So let us learn more about these causes and how you can avoid them.
The External Causes
The environment that surrounds you is the cause of many changes in your body and skin. Now come on, that’s probably the whole reason we have climates, to test our durability. Just kidding! On a serious note, your body and skin go through several changes every time the seasons change, so look around and see if that's what’s causing your dry skin.
Dry skin in the winter is a common phenomenon. It happens because the dropping temperature and humidity levels sucking the moisture out in your skin. Another factor that could dry out your skin can be the excessive use of heat during winters.
Hot and Dry Regions
Dry skin problems are often found in people living in hot and dry climates like the deserts. During the summer, the moisture in your skin evaporates, which is what causes dry and dehydrated skin. This can be avoided by using external moisturizers and hydrating agents.
Hard Water and Harsh Soaps
Hard water can cause dry skin by clogging the pores in your skin. In addition, there are several minerals in hard water that react with soap to form salts that dry out your skin and make it flaky. So make sure you aren’t using hard water and harsh soaps for your skin, or at least for your face.
Exposure to numerous skin irritants can cause your skin to dry out real quick and cause other skin problems. So if you are exposed to skin irritants and chemical-based skin products, you might want to research whether whatever you are applying on your face is suitable for it or drying it out.
The Internal Causes
Well, certain medical and internal causes are not easy to control. However, some can be worked on. So let us find out a few internal reasons that are causing your dry skin.
Genetics and Aging
Well, if it is in your genes, you probably can’t do much about dry skin internally. But you can work on making it better by following a brilliant dry skincare routine. Another factor that causes dry skin is aging. As you get older, your skin produces less and less oil and collagen, causing it to become dry and wrinkly.
Medical conditions and Deficiencies
Certain medical conditions can cause dry skin. These conditions can be anything from hypothyroidism to psoriasis to diabetes. In addition, conditions like eczema, malnutrition, kidney failure, et cetera can also cause dry skin.
A deficiency of vitamins B, C, and D can also cause dryness. However, we don’t want you to start popping vitamins randomly. It is always better to consult your doctor if you think you have vitamin deficiencies. And if you do, the doctor will prescribe supplements that can help produce more collagen and increase the moisture in your skin.
So, finally, we are done with an overview of the possible causes of dry skin. Now let’s move on to the next step and help you create a daily dry skincare routine at home.
Daily Dry Skincare Routine for Healthy Skin:
Though there are several causes for dry skin, there are skin care practices that can help you hydrate and moisturize your skin. Here’s where we get to talking about the best skincare routine for dry skin.
Cleanse your Skin
The first and foremost thing you need to do is wash your face with a face wash that has hydrating ingredients. Make sure you use a soft cleanser that removes oil and dirt without disrupting the epidermis of your skin. A suggested face wash for your skin is the Hyaluronic & Ceramide Face Wash by Neemli Naturals. The product has Hyaluronic acid that hydrates your skin and removes germs and pollutants. It is specially created for sensitive skin to provide the moisture it needs and form a layer of protection against environmental aggressors.
Use an Alcohol-Free Toner
It is essential to use an alcohol-free toner after you rinse your face. Toners that have alcohol in them dry out your skin. Use a toner that refines your pores and restores your skin’s pH levels. Neemli’s Witch Hazel & Vetiver Pore Refining Facial Toner will be a great hydrating agent for your skin that can help clarify your skin gently, keeping your face smooth and supple.
Use a Hydrating Serum
When it comes to dry skin, it is important to use serums that repair, hydrate, and stimulate collagen in your skin to keep it hydrated and slow down the process of aging. With the Retinol & Peptide Serum, you can heal your skin and effectively combat hyperpigmentation, fine lines, and wrinkles.
The Neemli Rose and Argan Day Cream works best to moisturize your skin. It has several moisturizing elements like Rose oil, Argan Oil, and Hyaluronic Acid. We know what you’re thinking, “Oh my God, that’s a day cream, what am I gonna do at night?”. Well, you can use the Hibiscus and saffron night cream for the night to make sure your dry skin repairs itself while you sleep in peace. So yeah, it is pretty essential to give your skin that double moisturizing dose to maintain the balance of your skin.
Use a Hydrating Sunscreen
Use a sunscreen that protects and hydrates your skin simultaneously. For example, with Neemli’s Natural SPF 30+ Mattifying Sunscreen, you can make sure you protect your skin from harmful UV rays and also moisturize it.
So finally, here we are, at the end of the blog. You now know everything about the causes of dry skin and the best skincare routine for dry skin. Make sure you regularly follow the routine to keep your skin happy, hydrated, and healthy. Also, did you know that banana peel can help your skin stay hydrated, increase collagen production and remove acne? Check out this article to read all about the benefits of Banana peel.
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