1. Use gently daily cleansing that will not strip your skin's moisture.
2. Use extremely gentle exfoliation - to allow any treatments to absorb better since you are removing any dead skin.
3. Balance the oil and water levels of your skin.
The What, Why, and How of Dehydration (Flaking)
As we stated above dehydration is the flakiness, roughness, or dullness that might appear in skin. Dehydration is the water component of the "balance of oil and water". Dehydration characterized as the break in your skin's moisture barrier (the layer of lipids that seals moisture in). When there is a break in the skin's moisture barrier, it allows and water to escape, causing the dehydration. Keywords for dehydration are: flakiness, roughness, dullness, parchment lining.