When as the last time your were in a pool with Chlorine? If you haven’t been to a pool recently, you still are getting exposed to it every single day; when you take a shower or a bath. Most cleaners contain chlorine as well!
It used to treat drinking water, it is used in the pool, it is used in household cleaners, and it could be affecting your skin. If you find that you are getting dry and flaky skin, chlorine may be the culprit.
To avoid chlorine’s harmful effects, you can use a chlorine filter in your shower. If you can’t resist a dip in the pool on a hot summer’s day, try using a pre-swimming lotion that’s specially formulated to block chlorine and protect your skin. You can also treat dry skin caused by chlorine by applying a moisturizer or taking an oatmeal bath.