dehydrated skin and dry skin are not the same- a misconception we find clients confused by all too often. although they share similar symptoms, dehydrated skin lacks water, while dry skin lacks oil. when your skin is thirsty, it can feel tight, itchy, flakey, and have a dull appearance. every skin type is at risk when it comes to dehydration because it can be caused by diet, environmental factors, and the wrong skin care products. dry skin, on the other hand, is inherited by genetics and is a persistent, ongoing problem…

your skin gets thirsty just like your body does, so while it may produce plenty of oil, it could very well be dehydrated. when it comes to maintaining a flawless complexion, water and oil go hand-in-hand. hydration is what makes our skin soft, but it won’t stay that way if there is no oil protecting it from evaporating, so you need both to stay balanced. while moisturizing products typically contain oil, hydrating products don’t, so be sure you aren’t substituting one for the other

when it comes to selecting a hydrating product, the number one ingredient to look for is hyaluronic acid. it’s a powerful moisture-binding acid that can hold 1,000x its weight in water to restore and replenish the skin. it’s found naturally in the human body, but starts to deplete as we age causing our skin to thin and look dull, so it’s critical you implement this ingredient into your routine

*always apply hydrating products first and your moisturizer second. this way, you’re adding moisture to the skin and then ensuring it stays put throughout the day*

hydrating products that will keep your skin looking youthful and plump…