Of all the possible weird skin symptoms you could experience, skin peeling might be one of the most disconcerting—and uncomfortable. So what’s actually causing that peeling? And what kind of skin peeling treatments are out there?

There’s a wide range of conditions that can potentially cause skin peeling on your face and body. Effectively managing your peeling skin is just a matter of figuring out which one’s to blame. Here’s what you need to know about some of the most common causes of peeling and flaking skin, from how to identify them to how to treat them.