Dry skin and advice to improve it

The skin is the largest organ of the human body. Performing an important role: on one hand it represents a barrier that separates the body from the outside world, it protects against the negative impact of external factors and prevents water loss from the body, on the other hand connects the body to the environment.

 Dry skin  manifestations may range from excessive scaling , dull appearance , lack of elasticity, roughness sensation in the affected area up to the sensation of discomfort , itching (pruritus ) , redness , cracking and worsening of preexisting dermatomes ( atopic dermatitis, psoriasis ) . The exposed areas are the face, lips, extremities (hands, feet, calves, forearms). Dry skin can occur in people of any age, of any race, and both sexes. However, it is more common and severe in children and the elderly, patients with diabetes, kidney disease (kidney failure), hypothyroi