By Puja Gupta
May 17, 2020 (IANSlife) With the outbreak of COVID-19 around the world, we are correctly washing our hands more than we have ever done. As per the guidelines from CDC and WHO, washing our hands is the most effective way towards contending the spread of the virus.
However, this excessive washing of hands is leading to dry, scratchy, rough skin. In addition, lack of hydration can result in micro-breaks or tears and if we are not careful and could become the major source of entry for microorganisms disposing us to infection and disease.
Dr. Aparna Santhanam, Skincare Expert Consultant, ITC Dermafique, shares a few tips to help protect and heal dry skin at the same time to fend off viruses and bacteria.
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