5 Ways Your Skin Is Telling You It’s Dehydrated — And Exactly How to Fix It
“Stay hydrated” is one of those wellness mantras that’s been thrown around forever. In most dehydration scenarios, “drink more water” is the quick and easy fix, but when it comes to your skin, it can be more complicated.
There are two main reasons your skin may be showing signs of thirst. It either isn’t getting enough water internally, or it isn’t getting the right amount of external moisture via your products, to maintain what dermatologists call “a good skin barrier.”
“As we get older, our skin kind of loses the ability to retain moisture well,” says Dr. Rachel Nazarian of NYC’s Schweiger Dermatology. “If you drink all the water in the world, but you have the wrong skin hygiene, your skin is still going to look dry.”
Source: Spotlyte – 5 Ways Your Skin Is Telling You It’s Dehydrated — And Exactly How to Fix It By, Zoe Weiner