5. Your shower is too hot
If you’re showering too frequently (yes, it’s possible), using water that’s too hot or using too strong of a cleanser—that means most deodorant soaps—you’re probably drying out your skin, says Dover. Swimming in a chlorinated pool might also explain why your skin is flakier lately.
Fix it: Take shorter showers with medium-temperature water and apply lotion to your entire body afterward.Back to top