8 Ways You’ve Been Drying Out Your Skin

Beauty High

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When you’ve got dry, flaky skin, you need a solution immediately. Sometimes, though, all the giant tubs of body cream in the world can’t help the dry skin you’re experiencing. You exfoliate, you use a good body wash and moisturizer, but for the life of you, you cannot figure out why your skin is still dry. We may have found the culprit, ladies. Below are eight ways you’ve been drying out your skin without knowing it.

Hot showers: Everyone loves a long, hot shower, but standing in a constant stream of scolding hot water for an extended amount of time is like asking for dried out skin. The heat and steam will open up your pores and dehydrate every pocket of moisture. Instead of extra hot water, turn the heat down to a mild temperature and your skin will thank you.

Lightweight moisturizers: Especially in the winter when the cold…

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