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Flakiness

What is Flakiness?

Flaky skin is most commonly skin that's too dry, although it can occasionally be a sign of another skin condition called seborrheic dermatitis. Most cases of flakiness come from skin that lacks moisture. It is common in the winter months and for people that spend more time indoors where their skin is exposed to dry heat.

Treatments

To reduce flakiness, it's important to treat the underlying problem - dry skin. Simple ways to reduce moisture loss is to avoid using soaps and harsh cleansers that damage the delicate layer that protects skin from dryness. Gentle exfoliation, moisturizing, and sunscreen is important to treat and maintain the skin hydrated. Always check with your dermatologist.

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All about Flakiness

Flaky skin is most commonly skin that's too dry, although it can occasionally be a sign of another skin condition called seborrheic dermatitis. Most cases of flakiness come from skin that lacks moisture. Dry, flaky skin is especially common in the winter months when the air is dry and people spend more time indoors where their skin is exposed to dry heat.

What Causes It?

Dry, flaky skin is caused by a lack of moisture in the outermost layer of the skin called the epidermis. The epidermis consists of clusters of skin cells that are held together by lipids. These lipids help to prevent loss of water from the surface of the skin. Some people don't have enough of these lipids or the lipid layer is damaged, which makes it difficult for their skin to hold on to moisture. When this is the case, skin cells in the epidermis aren't shed in an orderly manner. Instead, they build up and cause skin to look flaky and feel rough to the touch.

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This serum immediately smoothes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and provides hours of continuous hydration.
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Provides an instant burst of radiance and keeps you looking and feeling fresh throughout the day.
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Formulated to counter moisture loss, collagen breakdown, and free radical damage.
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Intense hydration when your skin needs it the most: at night.
$90.00
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An ultra-rich, antioxidant moisturizer that soothes, heals and repairs skin.
$115.00
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$275.00
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This multi-defense eye cream provides serious environmental protection.
$100.00
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This advanced serum gives a nourishing boost to ensure skin is adequately protected and hydrated.
$88.00
1 oz | KF137
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Let your skin reap the benefits of hyaluronic acid.
$75.00
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Restores suppleness and soothes dry or sensitive skin.
$62.70
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A rich, nurturing moisturizer that repairs dry skin.
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A dermatologist-grade Hyaluronic treatment offering an alternative to more invasive procedures.
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Delivers immediate moisture for youthful, radiant skin.
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Plumps moisture-deprived skin to restore a healthy, youthful appearance.
$54.00
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This cream intensively protects and nourishes your skin's natural moisture around the clock.
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Improves the appearance of wrinkles and moisturizes the delicate skin around the eyes.
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A deliciously rich cream that delivers intense and lasting hydration.
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Provides time-released hydration for firmer, smoother, softer-looking skin.
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Deeply hydrating treatment mask for dry damaged complexions.
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An ultra-rich moisturizer that deeply nourishes and smoothes skin.
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This lightweight, non greasy moisturizing cream that delivers exceptionally high levels of hydration to the skin.
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1.7 oz | MR170
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Immediately produces supple, moist skin texture.
$59.00
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Reveal brighter, more hydrated, younger-looking skin with this mask.
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This serum contains antioxidants and humectants that provide superior hydration.
$74.00
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A nourishing eye cream that minimizes lines, moisturizes and smoothes skin.
$105.00
0.5 oz | ER032
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This luxurious formula helps correct and protect the appearance of dry, delicate, vulnerable skin on the neck and décolleté.
$115.00
1.7 oz | EA207
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A lightweight cream that provides 24 hour hydration to oilier skin types.
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Multi-purpose, hydrating cream with broad-spectrum protection from UVA/UVB rays.
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A daily moisturizier that delivers deep hydration and helps repair skin’s natural lipid barrier.
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A moisture rich, immediately comforting night cream that replenishes and revitalizes dry, fragile skin.
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Replenishes moisture and provides instant hydration to skin.
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A super emollient hydrating SPF 15 day cream for dry, dehydrated or parched skin.
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Intensive, rejuvenating moisturizer formulated with botanicals, peptides and antioxidants.
$85.00
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This serum protects the longevity of skin cells, assists with faster skin cell turnover and combats chronological aging.
$170.00
1 oz | RZ002
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Each single use capsule provides high levels of topical plant extract and ceramides to the skin improving lipid content and hydration.
$92.50
40 ct | EM068
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An advanced tightening eye cream that also hydrates and reduces wrinkles.
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