Dictionary of Dreams: What does it mean to dream about your SKIN - Useful Questions and Hints

Dictionary of dreams messages, today dreams about your skin

Both the skin and the clothes are symbolic, and demonstrate how you see yourself, and how you feel others see you.

Skin is a window on your emotions also – so any disturbance can show in your dreams as spots or things

To dream of your skin represents protection or shield of your inner self. It serves as a physical boundary and how close you let others get to you.

Alternatively, your skin indicates that you are being too superficial or shallow.

A skin can suggest lost judgment, sadness and unhappiness. If the skin in your dream has an infection, this foretells a fragile health ahead, but also ugly quarrels.
What does it mean to dream about your skin
Dreaming that your skin is melting

But skin can also link to moments when you are looking beneath the surface and giving an honest opinion about something.

This is often shown in dreams as the quality you display to others, or your awareness of someone else’s quality.

This means things such as skin colour, condition of skin, whether rough or smooth, young, old, thick, thin, healthy or injured.

To dream that your skin is covered with rashes or other skin deformities signifies your fear of facing a harsh reality. 

You are afraid of making a wrong impression.

It may also mean that you concern yourself with trivial matters rather than try to search for something more important.

The dream may also be a pun that you are making a rash decision.

If you dream that your skin has been burned, then it implies that you are unwilling let down your guard.

Your line of defense has been compromised. This dream may also be a metaphor that you are "getting burned" or humiliated by someone or some situation.

Dreaming that your skin is melting, deteriorating, or developing holes implies that you are losing your defenses. Your guard is down. Alternatively, the dream means that you are being worn down.

To dream that your skin is orange signifies self-love. You are content with who you are.

To dream that your skin is different color suggests that you are not being true to yourself. Look up the specific color for additional meaning.

If your skin is darker than your true skin, then it may mean that you are trying to hide or blend into the background.

If it is lighter than your true skin, then it symbolizes fear.

Alternatively, it may be a sign of sickness. Perhaps a call to the doctor is in order. 

To dream of being skinned alive or skinning something alive (such as a dog or cat) means that you feel unprotected in waking life. This dream may be horrific and be extremely disturbing. It is important to know that protection is with you.

Dream about your SKIN KEYWORDS : Sensitive subject, badly hurt, touchy, creeping me out, under the surface, honest examination(write down some quotes that capture your key feelings on issues that have been dominating your mind. Then see if any of these words could appear in those quotes)

Dream about your SKIN KEYPHRASES (Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "Its a very sensitive issue"
- "I was really very badly hurt"
- "If you look beneath the surface then things are not so good..."
- "All the previous bad feelings make things difficult"
- "I woke up in pain"
- "It really creeps me out"
- "It really gets to me"