Because of their similar symptoms, people often confuse dry skin with dehydrated skin. After all, they both have common symptoms: tightness, dullness, early wrinkles, accumulation of dead cells... How do you know what they mean and what are the differences between the two? Today, we demystify it all with you!
There are four main skin types: dry, normal, combination and oily. Dry skin is characterized by the inability of the skin to produce enough sebum. We often think, wrongly, that the epidermis is lacking in hydration when in fact it is lacking in oil. This is what makes it rough and lacking in elasticity.
Dry skin is not a temporary condition. However, don't worry, if it can't be changed, its negative effects can be controlled with an adapted beauty routine.
Dehydration is a lack of water. This is a skin condition that can affect anyone and can be caused by many factors: hormones, air pollution, sun and heat, exposure to cold, diet, etc.
Ironically, to compensate for the lack of water, the skin can even produce excess sebum, which often leads to the appearance of pimples. These undesirables can sometimes lead to confusion as to our real skin type, but we must not be fooled: our skin is simply thirsty!
To combat dry skin
It's better to rely on an intake of oil and good fats to help your dry skin! The trick? A well exfoliated skin, to guarantee a good penetration of your products. Try our Moisturizing Facial Scrub with Fruit Enzyme and Green Tea Extract for maximum hydration!
We also recommend the Superfruit Face Moisturizer with Bakuchiol, containing mango butter and pomegranate seed oil that will deeply nourish your skin.
To overcome dehydration
As far as dehydration is concerned, you will have guessed it, you need to hydrate your skin as much as possible, so that it does not become deficient. Drinking a lot of water is bound to have a beneficial impact on the appearance of your skin.
As for your skin care, water that is too hot or too cold can dry out the skin. Get into the habit of using lukewarm water to pamper your face. The ultimate tip? Use a Konjac Facial Sponge to deep cleanse without drying out your skin. Also, avoid using products with ingredients that are too harsh for your skin, such as sulfates, alcohol or perfume.
We recommend the Algae Peel-off Mask with Lavender, Lemon Balm and Acai for the most hydrating treatment.
Finally, we suggest you combine these healthy habits with our Floral Face Moisturizer with Honeysuckle Flower Extract, made with hyaluronic acid that helps moisturize and preserve hydration.