Although there is a significant difference between dry and dehydrated skin, they both feel the same: dry. You may simply conclude that your skin is dry if it feels dry. However, it might just be dehydrated and in need of hydration.
It's important to distinguish between dehydrated and dry skin in order to best care for your skin with Eminence Organics products.
- What is the difference between dry and dehydrated skin?
- Dry skin and dehydrated skin need different treatments
- How to fix dehydrated skin
- Fix dehydrated skin with Eminence Organics
What is the difference between dry and dehydrated skin?
Dehydrated skin is a temporary skin condition while dry skin is a skin type. Your skin type, such as normal, sensitive, oily or dry skin, is something you were born with. A skin condition, on the other hand, refers to the things that happen to your skin, such as dehydration, acne, and inflammation. Skin conditions can strike anybody at any time, for a short or longer time.
What is dry skin?
If you have dry skin, it indicates you don't have enough natural oil. You may also be dry on the rest of your body, including your hands, scalp, and legs. When you use moisturizers and lotions, they are likely to absorb fast. You may also suffer flaking, cracking, sensitivity, or eczema on a frequent basis.
You may experience:
- scaly skin appearance
- white flakes
- redness and/or irritation
- psoriasis, eczema, or dermatitis
What is dehydrated skin?
Dehydrated skin is a skin condition that occurs when you lack of water in the skin. This can happen regardless of your skin type. Many variables might contribute to this, including food, improper skin care products, weather, and so forth. Dehydrated skin usually looks dull and can show premature signs of aging, like fine lines, wrinkles and loss of elasticity.
You may experience:
- dark under-eye circles
- tired eye appearance
- dull skin
- more sensitivity
- fine lines and wrinkles
Dry skin and dehydrated skin need different treatments
You must hydrate and moisturize your skin if you want it to look and feel its best. However, with dehydrated skin try to identify the cause and correct it. It could be your food, lifestyle or your environment.
How to fix dehydrated skin
1. Drink more water
One of the many reasons to drink extra water is to rehydrate your skin. The average individual sleeps for 8 hours every night, which indicates your fluid levels have been depleted for a long time.
2. Avoid excessive alcohol & caffeine
Alcohol has been proven to act as a diuretic, making you feel dehydrated as a result of the effects of peeing more frequently. Caffeine can also have a detrimental effect on the body's hydration when consumed in high amounts.
3. Use a humidifier
Add moisture to the air with a humidifier that evaporates water into the air. This creates humidity and moisture to help those with dehydrated skin.
4. Add hydrating products to your skin care routine
Treating dehydration topically, in addition, to internal and lifestyle changes is the best way to improve dehydrated skin.
Fix dehydrated skin with Eminence Organics
1. Use a gentle cleanser with warm water
Choose an Eminence Organics cleanser which are all free of harsh chemicals and artificial fragrances that can strip the skin of beneficial moisture. All Eminence Organics products are free of harmful chemicals like added parabens, petrolatum, mineral oils, propylene glycol and sodium lauryl sulfate.
The best-selling Eminence Organics Monoi Age Corrective Exfoliating Cleanser washes away impurities and removes surface debris to revitalize and smooth skin. The gentle exfoliating properties will increase the absorption of your other skin care products increasing the hydration of your routine.
2. Apply an essence
Using an essence or toner will help with hydration, restore moisture, and protect skin from external stresses that cause skin to dry up. The extremely moisturizing and antioxidant-rich components in facial essences perform wonders for dry skin.
Restore your skin’s natural balance with the Eminence Organics Microbiome Balancing Essence. A blend of pre, pro* and postbiotics work harmoniously to enhance luminosity and gently prime the skin ahead of your full skin care ritual. White tea and jasmine flower soothe dry, dull skin for a healthy-looking glow.
The Eminence Organics Birch Water Purifying Essence is a lightweight essence that restores moisture levels to rehydrate the skin. Botanical collagen enhances elasticity and improves the protective hydration barrier, while birch water purifies the skin.
3. Use a serum with hyaluronic acid
Hyaluronic acid is an excellent ingredient to help replenish dehydrated skin. As a humectant, it aids in the binding and retention of moisture, resulting in hydrated skin.
The Eminence Organics Strawberry Rhubarb Hyaluronic Serum will give your skin a youthful looking glow with hyaluronic acid and vitamin-rich strawberries and rhubarb. Hyaluronic Acid in this serum helps to lock in moisture and treat dry or dehydrated skin.
4. Add an oil to your moisturizer
Increase the hydration of your favorite moisturizer by adding just a few drops of oil day and night.
The Eminence Organics Facial Recovery Oil is crafted with a biodynamic blend of herbs and nourishing oils that soothe and hydrate dry skin. Sage leaf extract, tea tree oil boost the potency of this product to create an anti-aging oil that also combats breakouts, calms irritations and regulates oil production.
5. Exfoliate 1-2 times per week
Avoid harsh scrubs and instead use a gentle exfoliant like one that contains natural salicylic acid. This ingredient removes impurities and shrinks the look of pores.
The Eminence Organics Strawberry Rhubarb Dermafoliant is a gentle, dual action exfoliant helps you achieve a bright and hydrated complexion. Rice powder absorbs oil while lactic and salicylic acids remove dead skin cells.
6. Apply an ultra-hydrating masque
After exfoliation, the next step is to apply a masque to nourish your skin and provide deep hydration.
The Eminence Organics Strawberry Rhubarb Masque will leave your skin looking refreshed, plumped and hydrated. Formulated with Botanical Hyaluronic Acid Complex, shea butter, grape seed oil, and vitamin-rich strawberry and rhubarb, this gently exfoliating masque purifies, soothes and revitalizes dry skin for a nourished-looking glow.
7. Protect your skin's outer layer
The aim is to keep your skin's moisture barrier intact and healthy to prevent water from escaping. A topical treatment is one of the most effective ways to do this.
The Eminence Organics Marine Flower Peptide Night Cream contains jojoba oil locks in moisture and prevents water loss. Your skin will have with a hydrated, firmer-looking appearance.
8. Use a face steamer
Even after regular cleansing, the skin still has debris trapped underneath multiple layers. Using a facial steamer opens pores and purifies skin from within. The main benefits of using a facial steamer is that it increases blood circulation to the skin by raising the skin’s internal temperature. Oxygen flows to the surface, feeds it with nutrients and hydrates the skin.
This professional Nano Ionic Facial Steamer delivers nano steam to deeply hydrate and visibly purify your skin. Increase the effectiveness of your Eminence creams, serums and masks by delivering them into the deeper layers of your skin through ionic channeling.
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