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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 lightweight hydrator leaves skin feeling fresh and dewy.
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Intense hydration when your skin needs it the most: at night.
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A dermatologist-grade Hyaluronic treatment offering an alternative to more invasive procedures.
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Unique texture absorbs easily to restore dehydrated skin.
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Plumps moisture-deprived skin to restore a healthy, youthful appearance.
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A hydrating gel that diminishes the appearance of fine lines.
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Boosts hydration to visibly plump skin and smooth fine lines and wrinkles.
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0.67 oz | PN070
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Topical filler helps improve the look of facial wrinkles by allowing for deeper, faster penetration of hyaluronic acid.
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A rose-based cleansing gel that deep cleanses the skin without irritation.
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Hyaluronic Acid based eye gel that addresses dehydration, fine lines and dark circles.
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This body wash is designed to maintain the skin's proper moisture balance.
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32 oz | KF063
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