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What do you call when your skin is dry that is starts to peel?
pruning skin -- Is this when your skin has been in water too long? Is it the same?
Which one is correct?
What is the different?
The weather is cold to me
The weather is cold for me
If the skin is peeling due to a burn, we describe it as "peeling." If it is due to dryness, we describe it as "flaking."
Can I say like this?
My finger's skin is flaking.
My finger's skin is rough.
How do you describe the skin around finger nail, and the skin is peeling?
The skin around the fingernails and toenails is called 'the cuticle'.
And the part where the finger/toe starts to get sensitive is called 'the quick'. Hence the idiom 'cut to the quick'.