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Is My Skin Dry or Dehydrated?

Is My Skin Dry or Dehydrated?

Natural Skin Care to Help Dry & Dehydrated Skin

Do you know the difference between dry and dehydrated skin?

Both tend to feel the same, but there is a big difference between a dry skin type and a dehydrated skin condition which can occur in every skin type.

If you have dry skin, your skin is lacking oils or lipids. A dry skin type means you are born this way and you might be dry everywhere else on your body, like hands, legs, scalp. Dry skin lacks suppleness and elasticity; it leads to wrinkles. It feels rough, appears dry, and can be flaky.

If you have a dehydrated skin condition, your skin is lacking water in the stratum corneum (the top layer of the skin). Dehydrated skin can be caused by seasonal changes, make-up, diet, AC, exposure to the sun, hard water, hot showers/baths etc.

When skin is dehydrated, it creates more oil to make up for the missing water; this can cause dry skin patches, irritation, tightness, and breakouts. The skin appears to be scaly, dull, flaky, or has a rough texture. It also shows a network of tiny, triangular fine lines.

What can you do to hydrate your skin? What does my skin need?

Dry skin needs oil-rich skin products

Dehydrated skin needs hydrating-rich products

What is CNC botanics doing?

We created moisturizers to help you to get rid of dehydrated skin and provide dry skin with the oils it needs. Sometimes it can have a combination skin effect in which a natural skin care regimen is needed to help correct what is too much or too little in your skin.

See some of CNC botanics effective ingredients for natural skin care hydration:

SODIUM HYALURONATE
Smaller molecular seize than Hyaluronic acid makes it easier to penetrate the skin, can hold up to 1.000 times its weight in water. Thanks to this hydrating property SH will result in soother, softer skin with decreased wrinkles and a fuller appearance. It reduces TEWL.

PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Moisturizing ability and it increases skin hydration. This potent Extract acts as an Anti-Aging, skin smoother, source of polysaccharides, skin moisturizer, and antioxidant. Giving your skin youthful, elasticity, soft, and nourished skin.

GLYCERIN
A humectant helps to provide long-lasting hydration within the skin.

SQUALANE
Emollient, most similar to skin’s natural sebum, it provides nourishing moisture and helps prevent against water loss.

PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Almond oil is a rich source of skin-replenishing ingredients, including triglycerides and several fatty acids. Regulates the water balance of the skin and leaves a softening effect. Emollient, skin-replenishing.

TOCOPHEROL
Undiluted vitamin E, antioxidant. Vitamin E has been shown to hydrate the stratum corneum and improve water binding capacity.

PANTHENOL
deep penetrating moisturizing properties. Provides hydration, barrier protection, reduction of transepidermal water loss, fibroblast stimulation and wound healing.

COCONUT OIL
Occlusive, this oil is not only known for rich moisture into the skin but also for providing some anti-aging and antioxidant support.

BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Deeply moisturizes, soothes, and helps to soften the skin.

PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) OIL
Anti – inflammatory and anti- septic. Can balance the production of sebum. Can calm irritated skin.

Natural skin care is all about balance. Understanding your skin type and making a conscious choice to apply beautiful, natural ingredients to help your skin be the best it possibly can be is the first step in having truly beautiful skins everyone raves about.

If you’re having trouble with either dry skin or dehydrated skin, CNC botanics can help you find the right natural skin care product that will address your unique, individualized needs. Check out our customized skin care collections to find exactly what your skin is craving!

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