What is the form of extremely dry – atopic prone skin?
Extremely dry – atopic prone skin in terms of physiology is quite sensitive, more permeable, with small vessels and pores.
It is characterized by the inability both to maintain its normal levels of moisture, as well as to produce enough lipids, resulting in significant disorders of the outer layer of the skin, the epidermis, which is the first defending line against external influences.
This skin disorder can be transient, and may be caused, among other reasons, by a sudden change in temperature or by increased levels of stress, but it may also be permanent. In any case, extremely dry – atopic prone skin needs specialized care. But how can you recognize it and what are the appropriate care tips to keep the symptoms under control?
The basic symptoms of extremely dry – atopic prone skin
Roughness: Appears in some areas, creating even cracks or scales on the skin.
Itching: It may be either localized or generalized. Itching becomes more severe during periods of intense stress.
Feeling of tightness and burning: It results from the reduction of normal skin moisture levels.
Exfoliation: Involves mainly clotting of dehydrated dead keratinocytes.
Care of extremely dry – atopic prone skin
In general, you should avoid washing yourself too often during the day, while when taking a bath, it is best not use very hot water, as it aggravates the extremely dry skin, thus intensifying its symptoms.
Choose products that respect your skin and are free of harsh cleansing ingredients. Try OLIVE.ELIA Protective shampoo & shower gel 2 in 1, with olive oil and hemp oil, which is microbiome friendly and ideal for extremely dry, sensitive, and atopic prone skin.
After taking a bath, pat rather than rub the area, and of course do not forget the hydration.
Frequent and adequate hydration, with the suitable, specialized products is necessary, as it contributes greatly to the restoration of the skin barrier.
OLIVE.ELIA Moisturizing relief cream, with olive oil and bilberry is suitable for extremely dry, sensitive, and atopic prone skin. The specially selected combination of its ingredients deeply moisturizes the irritated or dehydrated skin, relieving from dryness and itching.
Carefully choose the clothes that come into direct contact with your skin. Prefer cotton clothes, which allow your skin to breathe, without causing irritations.
Finally, when you feel itchy, avoid scratching the area, as it is likely to infect or scar the skin.