Take 'dry' skin, for example. People often think they suffer from dry skin. After having done a DNA skin analysis you will get the confirmation if you naturally have dry skin, dehydrated skin or none of the above. If the DNA test reveals you have no mutations in the genes that help to keep the skin barrier intact your risk for having dry skin is rather low. The same applies for dehydrated skin.
Genes that help control the moisture balance of your skin are being investigated to get a grip on the risks for dehydrated skin . If you have no genetic risks, dehydrated skin might as well be the result of using too aggressive soaps, treatments or products, … Therefore, getting to exact cause is imperative in order to treat is well.