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What Causes Dry Skin? Factors and Reasons

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What Causes Dry Skin? Factors and Reasons

DRY SKIN CAUSES AND FACTORS AFFECTING SKIN FUNCTION There are many things that can affect your skins ability to function and can lead to dry skin. First of all, the first factor is the environment you spend your days and nights in. Environments that dehydrate your skin can have a considerable effect on it. Centrally heated and air-conditioned homes and offices can have a negative effect, whilst outdoors, sun and wind can produce severe drying effects. The second factor in relation to dry skin is the products you use on a daily basis. Water, harsh household detergents and cleaning fluids...

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Nine Tips For Eczema In Children

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Nine Tips For Eczema In Children

Our guide to treating and managing eczema in children and babies, written in collaboration with parenting toolkit TantrumXYZ Eczema is a non-contagious dry skin condition which can be unbearably itchy, and cause the skin to rash, bleed or crust. In the UK, one in five children has eczema, but only one in 12 adults, which shows that it is often a condition they grow out of. In the meantime, here are some useful ways to help manage eczema in children. See you GP The first port of call should be your GP, who can discuss treatment options for eczema in...

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