Do You Know What Your Skin Needs? Part One-3

skin_care_grpDehydration is a condition that can be seen on all skin types. Dehydrated skin lacks water. Drinking plenty of water and hydrating the skin with moisturizers and humectants can help minimize the negative effects of dryness and dehydration.

Occlusive is a heavier product such as an emollient cream to keep moisture in the skin.

Humectants are ingredients that attract water/moisture to the skin and soften the surface, diminish lines caused by dryness; glycerin is a humectant used in creams and lotion.

Next time we will talk about pH.

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