Skin thins and secretes less oil as we age, but many young people experience dry skin, too. We all experience dry skin from time to time due to dehydration caused by common cold, a windy day spent outside, or a space heater at our feet, etc. Sometimes our offices or homes are drying, especially during winter months. Even the warm, nourishing rays of the sun can be drying. We live roller coaster lives and our skin rolls with us, its moisture content constantly fluctuating. It's all normal. Read more….