Dry skin can be caused by a dry environment, frequently washing hands, inadequate hydration, swimming in a chlorinated pool, or jobs that are rough on the skin, such as mechanics or farming. Other causes are low moisture in the air and soaking in hot water. There are various natural remedies for dry skin, such as using a humidifier in the winter and keeping showers short.
Other remedies are minimizing your use of soaps, don’t scratch your skin. The benefits of moist skin are slow the signs of aging, help fight acne, protect from the sun, and soothe sensitive skin. Additional natural remedies are applied coconut oil, drinking milk, using honey, petroleum jelly, and aloe vera to dry areas.
To conclude, talk to a dermatologist and find other ways to keep your skin smooth and moist. The benefits are worth it.