Dry skin often occurs when the oils that help maintain your skin’s moisture levels are stripped away from the skin’s surface. There are various everyday activities that can cause skin dryness in this way, including:
Cold weather/Hot weather
If you suspect you’re allergic to one or more of these foods, should you avoid them completely?
When a food allergy is confirmed, avoiding that food can help reduce skin allergies symptoms. However, food elimination diets are not recommended for everyone so speak to your doctor before making any changes to your diet. Your doctor can also give you advice regarding management of your skin irritation.
If your skin irritation is causing you discomfort, you can help minimise the dryness with the Dermeze range of soap-free wash, lotion and creams which are fragrance free, and irritant free.
The information provided in this article is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. If you have any questions about the topics discussed, please speak to a healthcare professional.