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What Is Causing Your Dry Skin? October 15, 2019

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What Is Causing Your Dry Skin?, Hartford, Connecticut

When you’re hoping to achieve your dream complexion, you can visit a dermatologist for a wide range of services, from chemical face peels to scar removal and age spot treatment. While maintaining youthful, glowing skin is a priority, many patients also want to manage dry skin. Here is some insight into what may be causing dry skin and how you can prevent this issue in the future. 

Understanding Dry Skin

What Causes Dry Skin?

Dry skin that is prone to peeling, redness, and roughness can be a result of several factors. For some individuals, dry skin is environmental and based on climate. As such, dry skin is common in cold, dry weather. Embracing facial moisturizer, bundling up when you’re outdoors, and using a humidifier can mediate your symptoms.

In other cases, dry skin is a result of excessive sun exposure, travel, or embracing a skincare routine and beauty products with harsh chemicals that don’t agree with your skin type. In this situation, it’s best to seek the assistance of a dermatologist. A consultation with a skin care professional can help you pinpoint the cause of your dryness and embrace an effective treatment plan moving forward. 

Can a Chemical Face Peel Combat Dry Skin?

Chemical Face PeelA chemical face peel is a cosmetic treatment that exfoliates the top layer of your skin so it peels off to reveal a softer, fresher layer of skin underneath. This process reduces dry skin, sun damage, the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and acne scars.

After a chemical face peel, patients will experience a dramatic improvement in the overall appearance of their skin. Additionally, when properly maintained after treatment through facial cleansing, moisturizer, and sun protection, your skin will be softer to the touch, youthful, and less prone to dryness. 



Are you interested in a chemical face peel to reduce dryness and improve skin texture? If so, Lauren A. Daman, M.D., P.C. is the right dermatologist for you. With two convenient locations, Connecticut residents always have easy access to healthy, youthful skin. To schedule your first appointment, call (860) 246-3533 for the Hartford office or (860) 246-3533 for the Simsbury location. For more information on the wide range of services this clinic provides, visit their website.

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