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Why does my skin flake in the spring now? Used to be only winter. Do I need more oil in my diet? 58
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Season change
A change of seasons will often cause dryness and flaking of the skin.
Diet has no effect on skin moisture content, no matter what you have read online or in magazines. Try applying a good moisturizing lotion after bathing, while your skin is still moist. If that doesn't work, a dermatologist can prescribe one of the new lipid-rich emulsions that restore hydrophobic molecules to your skin.

In brief: Season change
A change of seasons will often cause dryness and flaking of the skin.
Diet has no effect on skin moisture content, no matter what you have read online or in magazines. Try applying a good moisturizing lotion after bathing, while your skin is still moist. If that doesn't work, a dermatologist can prescribe one of the new lipid-rich emulsions that restore hydrophobic molecules to your skin.
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