Skin Care Routine for Dry Skin

If you suffer from dry skin, it can be difficult knowing what products to use and when to use them. This guide will help you discover the best products for your dry skin that will help improve the hydration and moisture without making your skin more oily or drying it out further.

When you have dry skin, it is important to choose products that contain no artificial fragrance or colors, as these can increase irritation. Continue reading to discover how to better protect dry skin.




Cleansing your skin with the wrong products can often worsen your skins condition, causing more dryness and even irritation. With the right types of cleansers, those that are mild, you can remove the dirt and oils from the surface of your skin while improving the dryness and adding needed moisture. The two best cleansers for dry skin are Essential Cleansing Solution and Skin Resurfacing Cleanser, both by Dermalogica. Essential Cleansing Solution is a milky cleanser that will remove dirt, grime, and oils from your skin while the vitamins and natural oils add moisture into your skin. Skin Resurfacing Cleanser is an exfoliating cleanser that will leave behind smooth, radiant and clean skin while not drying out your skin further or causing irritation. Which also effectively prepares your skin for AgeSmart active ingredients, also available at WhatGreatSkin.

Gentle Exfoliants

Exfoliants not only cleanse your skin, but they leave behind a fresh, dewy, and smooth texture. Exfoliants from Dermalogica – including Gentle Cream Exfoliant and MultiVitamin Thermafoliant – are gentle enough to use on dry skin while giving you the same results as other exfoliating products. Gentle Cream Exfoliant is very gentle,  non-abrasive and does not include any artificial colors or fragrances. It is known as a hydroxyl acid exfoliating product as it removes the surface debris from your face while improving your skin texture instead of making the dryness worse. Dermalogica also makes offers MultiVitamin Thermafoliant which is a skin polishing products with chemical and physical exfoliating ingredients, which soften and smooth your skin while adding in much-needed moisture and hydration.


As someone with dry skin, you are no stranger to the importance of a good moisturizer. The type of moisturizer you choose for your skin can improve the dryness as long as you choose one made specifically for dry skin, such as Crucial Moisture or Really Rich Moisture, both by Bioelements. Crucial Moisture is one of the best moisturizers out there for dry skin. Containing no artificial colors or fragrances, Crucial Moisture penetrates quickly into your skin making it easy to apply without leaving behind an oily residue. After the first few applications, you will know a significant difference in the moisture, smoothness, and vitality of your skin. Really Rich Moisture is another moisturizer that is applied twice a day and includes natural emollients to provide extra hydration and moisture without an uncomfortable oily residue. After using Really Rich Moisture, you will quickly notice a difference in the dryness, by having much less cracks and flakes in your skin along with minimized fine lines and wrinkles.

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