This is the worst time of year for people with dry skin on their knees and elbows… the cold temperature, the dry air, the terrible wind! They all conspire to make your skin itchy, flaky, dry, and cracked, especially on your hard-working elbows and knees. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. How to treat the dry skin on your knees and elbows? I can help. I’ve suffered for years before figuring it out (and getting some help from my dermatologist). Here are 8 tips to take care of dry skin on knees and elbows.
Whether you use an olive oil and almond scrub or a loofah with a light sugar scrub, it’s important to exfoliate well to slough off dead, dry skin cells. You need to pay special attention to your knees and elbows, of course. Be careful not to use anything too harsh, and don’t be overzealous in the scrubbing.