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Making homemade soap for dry skin

Making homemade soap for dry skin

Every year it’s the same story: when the first frosts occur, you moult. You are itching all over and your legs are covered with a charming caiman skin. Read below for making homemade soap for dry skin.

How do you recognize dry or very dry skin?

Visually, dry skin is generally thin, with a tight grain and without visible or large pores. They have a normal appearance except when, more attacked than usual, they become covered in places with redness and scars, small flakes. To the touch, they are clearly more characterized by their roughness than by their flexibility! But it is at the level of the feeling that things really get tough because people with dry skin suffer from tightness and itching, especially after showering, bathing or swimming pool.

Dry and very dry skin: Aggravating factors

If dry skin suffers from these inconveniences, it is because they are no longer sufficiently protected by the hydrolipidic film, this thin layer made up of lipids (the sebum produced by the sebaceous glands) and water (the sweat produced by sweat glands). It is in fact this film that slows down the evaporation of the water contained in the skin, the very one that guarantees its flexibility and comfort. It acts as a barrier to microbes and bacteria, it is a bit like the bodyguard of your skin.

Here are the enemies to fight urgently:

The dehydration. Too little water consumption is bad for your skin but also for your whole body. It can also be responsible for migraines and kidney problems among others.

The dry cold of winter bites your face and hands.

The drought in your home caused by heating.

Prolonged exposure to wind and sun.

Using water that is too hot in showers and baths (heat dissolves the hydrolipidic film of the skin).

dry skinGels and soaps that are too stripping.

Chlorinated water in swimming pools.

Excessive consumption of alcohol and coffee.

The consumption of tobacco.

Caring for your dry or very dry skin

To transform dry or very dry skin into normal, soft and comfortable skin, you have to fight relentlessly against your sworn enemies, which we have just unmasked for you.

If despite all your relentless efforts your skin continues to show you all the colors and not having the benefits of making soap at home, do not hesitate to consult a dermatologist. Certain pathologies, such as eczema or psoriasis, can indeed be the cause of dry and very dry skin and require appropriate care and treatment.