The problem with dry skin are many. It is very dry to touch and looks dull. The skin glow is absent and it may flake off while removing cloths or when rubbed with towel. One of the main things about dry skin is that it can drive people crazy when becomes itchy. The dryness and itching worsens during winter.
Scratching the itchy dry skin may lead to bleeding and secondary infections from microbes like bacteria and fungus. Itching of dry skin may get exaggerated when you use synthetic clothes since the prevent air circulation to skin.