WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DRY SKIN

To feel smooth and supple, the top layer of your skin—the stratum corneum—needs to be at least 10 per cent water. Any less than that, and your skin can’t properly shed the outer cells. That buildup causes cracks and flakes to form, leaving your skin feeling dry, scaly and sometimes itchy. Use moisturizer and drink at least two litres of water per day for general hydration. © Photo: S...

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