Getting Rid of Rough Skin

by Charlotte Wood
(last updated November 21, 2018)

Dealing with the skin on your face (also known as your complexion) is usually what is focused on when dealing with skin. That's the skin that is the most sensitive, and that's what people usually notice and see the most. However, you can have skin problems elsewhere besides your face. Having rough skin is one of those issues that may cause you grief that you may want to remedy. How do you get rid of rough skin? Rough skin, being tougher than normal skin, is hard to remove without affecting the surrounding skin areas. By adhering to these simple guidelines, you'll be better able to tackle your unwanted rough skin.

Rough skin is often a result of calluses or extremely dry skin. To address the former, calluses are pretty simply to deal with. Calluses are a result of a repeated wearing of an area, so eventually the skin builds up a resistance to the offender by creating a hard patch of skin. These are most commonly found on the feet and palms of the hands. If you want to get rid of these particular patches of rough skin, you can purchase a grater-type tool in the beauty supply section of the store. These are specifically made to wear calluses off and work quite effectively. You can also use a tool that works like a large emery board. Both of these tools will wear the callus off.

If your rough skin is a result of extremely dry skin, then you need to take measures to rectify the dryness of your skin. Invest in some high quality and high intensity moisturizers and lotions. The first few times you use these products, it may sting your skin, but just remember that eventually it won't hurt and you'll have smooth skin again. If your situation is more serious, then I advise seeing a dermatologist to determine the best course of action.

Getting rid of rough skin takes time, but is definitely possible. If you simply put in the time, money, and effort, you will succeed in ridding your body of unwanted rough skin, leaving yourself with the smooth, irresistible skin you've always wanted.

Author Bio

Charlotte Wood

MORE FROM CHARLOTTE

Understanding a Winter Person

While the actual season of winter may not be a general favorite, those with the winter color palette remind us what ...

Discover More

Avoiding Swimsuit Bulges

Swimsuit season is often a double-edged sword: it can either be great or not so great. Swimsuit bulges tend to make the ...

Discover More

How to Separate Egg Whites

You need to separate egg whites for many different recipes and so it would probably be good to actually know how to do ...

Discover More
More Beauty Tips

Chemical Peels for Acne

Alpha and Beta-hydroxy peels can be successful in treating acne by reducing the amount of sebum produced from hair ...

Discover More

How to Treat Rough, Dry Skin

Is your skin dry and itchy? Sometimes it just takes a few changes in your routine to have soft and smooth skin again.

Discover More

How to Use Glycerine in Beauty Care

Glycerin is a common component in basic beauty products like soap, lotion, toothpaste and deodorant. Glycerine's natural ...

Discover More
Subscribe

FREE SERVICE: Receive an e-mail several times each week with a featured beauty tip. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

Comments

If you would like to add an image to your comment (not an avatar, but an image to help in making the point of your comment), include the characters [{fig}] in your comment text. You’ll be prompted to upload your image when you submit the comment. Maximum image size is 6Mpixels. Images larger than 600px wide or 1000px tall will be reduced. Up to three images may be included in a comment. All images are subject to review. Commenting privileges may be curtailed if inappropriate images are posted.

What is three less than 5?

There are currently no comments for this tip. (Be the first to leave your comment—just use the simple form above!)


Subscribe

FREE SERVICE: Receive an e-mail several times each week with a featured beauty tip. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

(Your e-mail address is not shared with anyone, ever.)