When skin starts to appear dry, dull and even rough it can often have a matte appearance which is no longer supple. This is referred to as lipid-dry skin.
The phenomenon of dry skin is occurring more and more frequently. Experts agree that today’s skin care habits may play a significant role.
A true genetically Dry skin will generally be drier all year round as natural oil production is generally low.
Having a Dry skin is usually genetic however, it can also be a sign of:
• Essential Fatty Acid Deficiency (EFAD)
• Menopausal changes.
• Harsh skincare regimes: over-cleansing, over-exfoliating.
• Inappropriate ingredients in skin care products such as emulsifiers, preservatives, fragrances and
mineral oils, etc.
• Self-induced through diet : Excessive caffeine, alcohol, junk food, medications, or lack of water intake.
• Environmental conditions:indoor heating, air-conditioning, climate changes
• Medical conditions: eczema, psoriasis, etc.
What treatments are available for dehydrated skin?
Our clinic offers a range of skin treatments and prescriptive home care products for improving dry or dehydrated skin.
Unsure what skin type you are? Do you need help with having a personalised skincare regime that is bespoke to your needs? Why not book a consultation with our skincare experts. They can answer your questions and recommend the best hydrating, moisturising and rejuvenation treatments and products best for you and your skin.