Save Your Dry Skin

dry-skinBack in the 1970’s, manufacturers were creating products for people born during this decade. The stores were full of baby-related products such as food, clothing, toys and other accessories. Well, these babies have grown up and are now in their 30’s and 40’s.

The manufacturers are still catering to this age group, especially when it comes to creating skin care products. The stores are now filled with everything from skin moisturizers for dry skin, facial cleansers and therapy solutions for baby boomers with dry skin.

Everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. While many manufactures are trying to keep up with the competition, they are neglecting the quality of their product. As a result, baby boomers are purchasing products that don’t fulfill their needs.

If you have dry skin and need to find a dry skin remedy product, you will first need to know what is making your skin dry and how to treat it properly. Give this experiment a try to learn what causes skin to dry out. Take a piece of bread and place it under direct sunlight for a few hours. You will notice that at the end, the bread turns hard and dry. Now that you see what the sun does to a piece of bread, imaging what it is doing to your skin.

Dry skin is caused by many things. Two of the main causes of dry skin are extensive exposure to sunlight and exposure to cold weather. Cold weather dries the skin out and reduces the amount of moisture that the skin is able to retain. You may notice that in the winter, your skin becomes chapped, especially around your mouth.

If you grab any type of moisturizer without researching it first, the moisturizer will provide you with temporary relief but you will not get long-term relief for your dry skin. It is best to find a natural skin moisturizer. Here are some of the top moisturizing products that will provide long-term relief to your dry skin.

1.  Capuacu Butter – Capuacu comes from a tree that is indigenous to South America. The tree produces a fruit where the butter comes from. People native to South America have been using this butter for years as a sunscreen and moisturizer.

2.  Grapeseed Oil – Grapeseed oil is an antioxidant that enables the skin to retain moisture.

3.  Phytessence Wakame – This product comes from Japan. It is also known as Japanese seaweed or algae. Wakame encourages the body to produce more collagen and elastin, which keeps the skin firm.

These are three top products used to treat dry skin. Make sure that one or more of these ingredients are included in the product when you look for a moisturizer for dry skin.