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5 ways to get rid of dry skin

Dry skin can be caused by a number of factors. It can lead to itching, irritation, tightness, cracked skin, and possibly even bleeding. Luckily, there are many dermatologist approved and science-backed home remedies to combat dry skin.

Here are 5 proven at home remedies for dry skin:

Oatmeal bath

According to Michele Farber, MD, a dermatologist at Schweiger Dermatology Group in New York City, oatmeal baths are a great way to soothe irritated skin.

A 2015 study published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology showed that colloidal oatmeal (which is essentially oats that have been finely ground down) is effective at reducing skin dryness, roughness, and itchiness. This is because oatmeal helps repair the skin barrier, is anti inflammatory, and has antioxidant properties, according to Farber.

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Source: Insider – 5 ways to get rid of dry skin By, Ashley Laderer

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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