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What Your Skincare Routine Should Look Like if You Have Dry Skin

The Healthy Logo By Mary Sauer of The Healthy | Slide 1 of 7: Watching for symptoms of dry skin when they first appear can help you begin caring for your skin immediately, before the problem worsens. The most common symptoms of dry skin are a feeling of tightness or itchiness. You may also notice rough patches, flaking, or even cracking and bleeding, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine. (Related: If you have dry skin, don’t miss the 10 makeup mistakes that could make your face look even drier.)

Watch for signs of dryness

Watching for symptoms of dry skin when they first appear can help you begin caring for your skin immediately, before the problem worsens. The most common symptoms of dry skin are a feeling of tightness or itchiness. You may also notice rough patches, flaking, or even cracking and bleeding, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine. (Related: If you have dry skin, don’t miss the 10 makeup mistakes that could make your face look even drier.)

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