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Will Vitamin D3 Help your Dry Skin?

Will Vitamin D3 Help your Dry Skin?

Dry skin or xerosis cutis (abnormally dry skin) is commonly occurring during dry seasons and is always treated with moisturizers or emollients (mixtures of chemical agents). The place where xerosis cutis occurs is the knuckles, the sides of thighs and abdomens, arms, lower legs, and the scalp. When there is a severe attack of dry skin, there may be cracking and also the outer layer of the skin peels off. Analogs of Vitamin D3 depict increased expression of a protein termed as filaggrin (filament aggregating protein) in the skin. This protein of filaggrin is closely associated with the
process of maintaining moisture in the skin, and hence those lacking this filaggrin gene often are affected by eczema.

Experiments have shown that the higher the quantity of Vitamin D3 in your body will lead to a healthy skin. Secondly, application of topical Vitamin D3 resulted in the less dry skin then when
compared to a placebo sample. We call vitamin D as the suns…