Important Tips for Dry & Dehydrated Skin

Aug 24, 2022

Dr Rati Parwani

Important Tips for Dry & Dehydrated Skin

Did you know that dry and dehydrated skin is prone to aging? Well, it's true. People with dry and dehydrate skin tend to show up with fine lines and wrinkles. They are more prone to premature aging. When your skin is dehydrated, it feels awful and stretchy. Battling such a skin problem can be very difficult. Dry skin is not just a surface skin issue, it has many causes attached to it which may be influenced by external or internal factors. There is a need to look into the situation more closely in order to help solve the issue of dry and dehydrated skin. 

Apart from proper care, there is a need to eliminate the causes of dry and dehydrated skin which will allow the skin to heal internally and from its root cause. The first way to heal the skin is to recognize what actually is dry and dehydrated skin. Let us have a quick look at the breakdown of how these two skin complications differ. 

Dry Skin

Dehydrated skin

  1. Inherited condition
  2. It is one of the skin types
  3. There is inadequate production of natural oils from the skin
  4. It may be associated with other conditions like thyroid issues
  5. It inhibits sebum production
  6. Lacks luster in appearance
  7. Flaky and scaly skin
  8. Particularly affects the corners of the mouth, nose, and eyebrows
  9. Moisturizing with rich botanical extracts moisturizers will help
  1. It occurs due to lifestyle changes
  2. It may occur due to an unhealthy diet, lack of water, and consumption of caffeine
  3. This depletes the skin’s water content
  4. Dehydrated skin is a temporary condition
  5. It has reduced water content and not oil content
  6. It lacks suppleness
  7. The skin may feel stretchy, dull, and swallow
  8. There may be the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and dark circles
  9. Serums, moisturizers, and lifestyle changes will help

 Important tips for dry and dehydrated skin 

  1. Use a gentle and nourishing cleanser 

Choose a cleanser that does not contain any SLS or parabens. These ingredients may strip off the natural oils from the skin and make it exercise drying. It is important to make the best pick with a natural cleanser with rose extracts and herbs which is nourishing and hydrating. 

  1. Use hydrating toner with seaweed extracts 

Switch to hydrating toner which is enriched with seaweed extracts and bio marine in nature. This helps in taking care of dry skin which may occur after cleansing the face. Always ensure to use a hydrating toner after cleansing. 

  1. Use serum rich in botanical extracts 

Use vitamin C with age-defying botanical extracts which help in locking in some moisture to the skin cells. Natural elements of hyaluronic acid work best for the skin. Choosing natural skin serums will help make the skin plumper and better. 

  1. Choose a squalene and Vitamin E-based moisturizer 

Ensure to check the product label for your skincare products. Choose natural moisturizers like Vitamin E and squalene instead of silicon-based moisturizers. Squalene is one of the best moisturizing agents for the skin and must be included for dry and dehydrated skin. 

  1. Use hydrating and nourishing exfoliants 

Exfoliants may cause peeling of the skin. You need to check for harsh chemicals in exfoliants which may cause extra dryness and scaling. Use natural fruit exfoliants that are hydrating natural and full of antioxidants. 

  1. Use an antioxidant-enriched face mask  

A nourishing creamy face mask helps in giving a supple glow to the skin. Choose natural botanical extracts which are rich in antioxidants and help fight age. 

  1. Facial mist with rose water 

Want instant freshness and suppleness in the skin? Carry a handy natural facial mist that helps in refreshing you on the go and locking in some moisture. 

  1. Maintain a healthy lifestyle 

Hydrating yourself and a healthy diet is a must for good skin health. For dehydrated skin, oral hydration is a must as it adds some supplements and water into the complexion naturally from the inside. You can incorporate some water-rich foods into your diet like watermelons, strawberries, and cucumber. The easy way out is coconut water which helps in rectifying hydration issues instantly. The key is to address the dry skin issues and lock in some moisture, especially at night. 

So, get started with these important tips and tricks which can help you heal dry and dehydrated skin.

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