Dry skin is also referred to as a low-lipid, dry condition or sebostasis. It usually is [missing] It also belongs to the category of problem skin, sensitive or delicate skin. Your skin doesn’t produce enough sebum. Severely reduced sebum production causes instability in the protective hydrolipidic film of your skin, since it lacks water-binding sebum. The dry skin is often fine-pored, thin, scaly and sometimes rough. Dry skin needs nourishing skin care to balance out the lack of sebum.