xeroderma

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Synonyms for xeroderma

a mild form of ichthyosis characterized by abnormal dryness and roughness of the skin

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Joining the Dry Skin Patrol are Kari Elle Aceto (Green Valley Lake, CA), Kailani Okamoto (Ewa Bach, HI) and Michelle Lee (Ashville, NB) - all real women who Vaseline found blogging about their dry skin online.
The most commonly affected areas of dry skin are the arms, hands, lower legs, and friction areas such as the ankles, elbows, and knees.
Dry skin can crack and itch, and that can lead to infections, notes the Joslin Diabetes Center.
Origins have identified that persistently dry skin often lacks in the enzyme Caspase-14, so their Make A Difference Plus + Rejuvenating Serum, PS34, creates a moisture reservoir within the layers of skin to rectify this.
ISLAMABAD -- Dry skin is common during the winter and can lead to flaking, itching, cracking and even bleeding unless preventive measures are taken, says an expert.
Purasal NH/COS from Purac offers a high performance solution for extremely dry skin, reducing dryness and visibly restoring skin to a healthy-looking condition and making it feel smooth and supple, according to the company.
promises to deliver serious treatment for dry skin.
Areas such as the face, arms, hands and, in particular, the lower legs tend to be more affected by dry skin.
Plus with added antioxidants, it's the perfect daily serum for mature or dry skin.
Eucerin Dry Skin Intensive Urea Treatment Lotion (250ml, pounds 12.
In the first long-term study which measured the speed of wrinkle development, boffins discovered that dry skin more than doubles the speed at which wrinkles develop.
An employee at Belfast Zoo applies moisturising cream to one of the elephants to improve its dry skin condition.
COMPANY OFFICIALS SAY THAT, ACCORDING TO THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, DRY SKIN CAN BE CAUSED BY EXPOSURE TO HOT OR COLD WEATHER, LOW HUMIDITY, WIND, AIR CONDITIONING, CENTRAL HEAT AND EXCESSIVE BATHING.
When questioned dry skin sufferers cited dust, central heating, biological washing powder and pets as factors aggravating their condition.