Dry skin is common and can happen when the skin is lacking moisture. Any area of the face & body can suffer dryness, particularly areas such as the lips, hands and feet where there are less sebaceous glands. Dryness can result for a number of reasons including medical skin conditions such as eczema, change in seasons, air-conditioning or indoor heating, compromised skin barrier, or overuse of stripping products all can lead to dryness.