We've all been there: You wake up one morning to find your skin in an all-out revolt. You haven't changed your skin care routine, didn't eat anything weird, haven't travelled to a new country — but, for reasons outside of your control, your skin is so dried out that it hurts. It's red and flaking; it feels rough instead of smooth. You're having a dry skin emergency.
So, what now? Do you reach for the moisturizer, the oil, the mask, or do you need something a little stronger to get your face back in action? Knowing how intense a dry skin emergency can be, we called in the experts to learn what the skin care version of stop, drop, and roll is. Read on.