Hi, this is Dr. Charles Crutchfield clinical professor of dermatology and medical director at Crutchfield Dermatology.
Today we are going to talk about ashy or dry skin.
This is a problem that I see in all patients; but when one has tan, brown, or dark brown skin, the dry skin tends to turn silvery white.
This is especially a problem in the dry cold winter months in Minnesota. This phenomenon is often referred to as having
The most important component of any skin care program is gentle non-detergent cleansing of the skin using a really good moisturizing
Dr. Crutchfield’s Dry Skin Regimen
I recommend that lotion be applied immediately after you take a bath or a shower. Pat dry with a cotton towel and apply the
lotion liberally. I recommend either Dove or Vanicreme cleansing
bars and also Cerave or Amlactin ultra moisturizing lotions.
Using this program you can turn your skin around in two or three days. It’s a winning combination.