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Dry Flaky Skin Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Dry Flaky Skin.

Hidden Health Issues That Affect Your Skin and Hair

When you think about your skin and hair, you likely think about what products to use in order to keep them looking healthy, or what type of haircut you’ll get the next time you head to the salon. But the fact of the matter is that our skin and...  Read more

Summer Skin Savers

After counting down the days until summer, the warm weather is finally here! But it’s hard to enjoy the season’s skimpier fashions if your skin isn’t up to par. Ingrown hairs, body acne, and sunburn can take the fun out of the seaso...  Read more

Healthy Ways to Deal with Dry Skin

It’s easy to ignore your skin when it’s doing its job right. For most people, basic washing and a little sunscreen is all they need. But when you have a problem with your skin, it can be all-consuming. Acne can break your self-confidence,...  Read more

Ditch the Winter Itch

If you've ever scratched your arm or leg and left a trail of white flakes (who hasn't?), then you’ve seen the effects of dry skin. While uncomfortable, dry skin usually isn’t "serious," but it can make a formerly-smooth...  Read more

Homemade Beauty Recipes for Winter

Winter is here, and for many people that means dry, flaky and cracked skin. Many skincare experts advise switching to more moisturizing hair and skincare products during the blustery months to avoid these problems. But before you invest in high-price...  Read more

Weight loss and loose skin
Updated 4/11/2014 10:31:15 AM

I have only lost 35 pounds but find my skin on arms, thighs ,belly etc loose and starting to hang. I am 55 so this happens at my age anyway but now that I am losing its very noticeable. I saw on "The Biggest Loser" that they have surgery to take off...  Read more

Issue with cooking dry beans.
Updated 3/31/2014 3:37:34 PM

I have plenty of recipes for beans but every time I cook dry beans they cook uneven. I have tried 4 times with 2 different bags of beans, soaking for different lengths of times, cooking at different temperatures, I soak and cook in plain water. I a...  Read more

Constant Dry Lips
Updated 3/20/2014 2:41:29 PM

I have used countless brands of chapstick(even organic, natural ones), ONLY drink water (at least 8 cups a day), try to eat a mostly balanced diet, and take a multivitamin. My lips are still dry and bleedy. Is there anything I can do?? I'm thinking i...  Read more

Skin Spots...uggghhhh
Updated 3/14/2014 11:50:43 PM

After not listening years ago about excessive sun exposure and not using spf on a daily basis, I like millions of others are now affected with sun/age spots on our hands, arms and face. While I have found an affordable facial spot fader its too expen...  Read more

Dry Elbows
Updated 3/18/2014 2:42:58 PM

What works for you if you have super dry elbows? Regular lotion doesn't cut it. Mine feel like sandpaper!...  Read more

Moisturizing Face Scrub

I get very dry, flaky skin in winter and no amount of fancy washes or moisturizer helps! I mixed a bit of olive oil with a bit of sugar, enough of each to make a paste. Rub it into your skin, especially on dry areas, and rinse with a warm water. Usin...  Read more

Aquaphor is Terrific!

Aquaphor ointment is the best for cracked knuckles and dry skin! It's worth every penny spent...250...  Read more

Dear Me, Sexy Is... starting fresh

HELLO BEAUTIFUL People, it's time to drop your pounds. Who are you? Sexy Is the PERSON YOU SEE INSIDE YOU. Have some ADULT FUN. This team is NOT for the easily offended or thin skinned....  Read more

8 Things Your Dermatologist Won't Tell You

You know you should slather on the SPF and avoid the tanning bed. But when it comes to acne, aging and all things skin-related, there's a lot more your dermatologist knows than can be discussed in a typical appointment. Keep reading for a handful...  Read more

Sweet Treats: Personal Peach-Blueberry Cobblers

My fridge is full of the last blueberries of the season, and an overflowing basket of white peaches is ripening on the counter. It's about 8 p.m. on a Sunday, and my boyfriend and I have just cleaned up from dinner and are just settling down to read....  Read more