The skin is the first line of defense to prevent the entry of microorganisms into the body and towards the environment also. Skin needs water and naturally occurring oils to stay supple, stretchy, and soft. Dry skin is a condition affecting a number of people that happens when the body is deficient in all the water required and the essential natural oils as well to maintain the supple texture. Even oily skin can turn dry from time to time.
Dry skin isn’t a serious condition and may result from hot or cold weather, less moisture in the air, and bathing with too hot water. Such cases can be managed by taking care of the cause and by moisturizing the skin. Symptoms may range from mild to severe depending on the condition involved:
Looking at the causes of dry skin; the environment plays a major role in how your skin texture would be apart from a few diseases as well that may affect your skin.
Anyone can develop dry skin but a few factors make you more prone to have dry skin:
Generally, the dry skin can be taken care of by making a few changes but if it is left for a long time in the same situation then a few complications can arise as skin is the first defense to microbes so cracks can lead to the entry of germs and can cause infection.
If you are prone to have atopic dermatitis or eczema then you must take care of your skin and try to retain moisture else the condition can progress to severe dryness and can lead to cracks and bleeding also.
Homeopathy can help in retaining moisture and treating the underlying disease if any. People who have a tendency to lose moisture of the skin can use homeopathy for establishing proper moisture again.
Skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, keratosis pilaris can be very well managed with homeopathy without any side effects and permanently as well.