Dry skin is an imbalance in the body that causes the skin to lack essential oils. It can be caused by the absence or malfunction of sweat or sebaceous glands, explains Scott-Vincent Borba, celebrity esthetician, in New Beauty. Dehydrated skin is skin thats been stripped of moisture. It can be aggravated by an improper diet, a dry climate, sun, wind, and heat, not drinking enough water, certain medications and stripping skin-care products ? as well as the aging process.
How to treat both conditions:
1. Drink plenty of water.
2. Use restorative ingredients like antioxidants add back lost moisture and increase skins strength.
3. Exfoliating Essentials- No matter how much moisture you give your skin, it cant penetrate through dead skin cells, which is why exfoliating regularly is important.
Products to try:
The Replenishing Mask- Eminence Organics Strawberry Rhubarb Masque ($52): Strawberry, Rhubarb and Grape seed are super thirst quenching elements that leave skin soft and smooth.
Nourishing Collection Fruits & Passion Nourishing Butter ($22): Moroccan argan oil, Shea butter, Coconut Oil, Colloidai oatmeal, Plant-origin glycerine, Tocopherol are natural ingredients that help preserve skin elasticity and leave skin soft and smooth.
These products are available at Zen Skincare.