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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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Hydrates, soothes and comforts skin on contact.
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Delivers immediate moisture for youthful, radiant skin.
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An ultra-rich moisturizer that deeply nourishes and smoothes skin.
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A rich, nurturing moisturizer that repairs dry skin.
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Keeps skin hydrated all day and night.
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A deliciously rich cream that delivers intense and lasting hydration.
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Improves the appearance of wrinkles and moisturizes the delicate skin around the eyes.
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Luxuriously rich moisturizers instantly make the driest skin feel moist and velvety.
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This cream intensively protects and nourishes your skin's natural moisture around the clock.
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This bi-functional treatment nourishes thirsty skin while triggering a firmer-looking complexion.
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Replenishes moisture and provides instant hydration to skin.
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A lightweight cream that provides 24 hour hydration to oilier skin types.
$67.00
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A vitamin-rich, moisturizing gel that prevents moisture loss and provides the skin with hydration.
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This hyper-active moisturizer rehabilitates and fortifies the skin's essential protective barrier.
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Intensive, rejuvenating moisturizer formulated with botanicals, peptides and antioxidants.
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Restores suppleness and soothes dry or sensitive skin.
$62.70
2 oz | SM100
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Provides an intense level of comforting moisture while delivering restorative benefits.
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Blend of powerful organic and essential oils that is excellent for skin and nails
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