In the Great Oil vs. Moisturizer Debate, Which Should You *Really* be Grabbing When Your Skin is Dry AF?
Now that pictures of football Sundays and apple picking have begun to dominate our Instagram feeds, it means that dehydrated skin season is upon us. As the weather changes, so too do the needs of our skin: We need all the hydration we can get. As far as getting our faces nice and lubed up in order to combat what the cold air is doing to them, we generally have two options—moisturizer and oil. But which one reigns supreme in the battle against dehydrated skin? The answer, to put it simply, is… both.
“A cream contains more hydration because they are composed of both oil and water,” says board-certified dermatologist Rachel Nazarian, MD. On the other hand, she explains, oils “work best to ‘lock in’ moisture.” So using them together is like a double whammy for your dewiest complexion.
Source : Well+Good – In the Great Oil vs. Moisturizer Debate, Which Should You *Really* be Grabbing When Your Skin is Dry AF? By, Zoe Weiner