Health Tip: Bring Moisture Back to Dry Skin
(HealthDay News) -- When skin is dry, itchy and flaky, giving it some extra TLC can help restore its moisture and natural glow.
The Cleveland Clinic mentions these suggestions to help prevent or treat dry skin:
Take showers or baths with lukewarm water, not hot water.
Keep baths and showers to no more than 10 minutes.
Immediately after you bathe or wash hands, apply a rich moisturizer.
Use moisturizing hand soaps or body soaps.
Apply a light lotion during summer. Heavier creams and ointments may be used during winter.
- Younger Skin Cancer Survivors May Be at Risk for Other Cancers
March 07, 2014
- Steroids Often Prescribed for Psoriasis, Countering Guidelines
February 28, 2014
Learn More About Sharp
Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's health care leader with seven hospitals, two medical groups and a health plan. Learn more about our San Diego hospitals, choose a Sharp-affiliated San Diego doctor or browse our comprehensive medical services.
Copyright ©2013 HealthDay. All rights reserved.