It’s features include practically invisible pores that under-produce oil meaning skin is prone to flaking, rough patches, or irritation. Dry skin type is your natural skin type but it can be exacerbated by the seasons and other things like swimming, exercise , too harsh skincare.
How we treat
Dry types have small pores and low oil production which means your lipid skin barrier is weak and more vulnerable to attack.
Play some defence
You’ need at least one protective antioxidant to prevent your skin from becoming dry. Workout has 5!
Your Core Routine
Your cleanser, exfoliant, moisturiser and SPF should be geared toward boosting your naturally low oils. So think creamy cleanser rich in ceramides and cholesterol, gentle exfoliation with enzymes or lactic or malic acid and a physical calming sunscreen with zinc oxide.
You’ll want to use Vitamin B (niacindaminde) to build the skin barrier up which will help skin retain more moisture.
Upgrade your hydration regime
You’re looking for moisturisers rich in intercellular lipids (pure oils rich in essential fatty acids, linolenic and linoleic acid) and natural moisturising factors (e.g lactic acid and glycerin).