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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have really bad dry skin how do i help my dry skin? i have tryed everything from drinking a lot of water to putting lotion on my face.

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Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology 53 years experience
Dry skin: Dry skin occurs not from too little water intake but rather from loss of water through the skin. The best way to minimize this is to apply moisturizing creams or lotions twice daily. Other things you can do include limiting your bathing to as infrequent as possible. Not all scaliness is from dry skin. Consult with your doctor if moisturizing does not work.
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