Dry & Dehydrated Skin
What Is It?
Let's start by saying that those two concerns are totally different, and they usually are categorised as the same problem when in reality, they are not.
A dry skin is a skin type — characterised by the lack of sebum (our skin’s natural oils) on the outmost layer of the skin. On the other hand, dehydrated skin is a skin condition, describing a skin that is lacking in water or hydration.
Dryness is usually shown as rough texture or patches, flakiness, lack of luminosity, itchiness, irritation or redness. It can be caused by air conditioning, fluctuations in temperatures (cold to warm), harsh facial cleansers or soaps, retinoids (or products that accelerate cell turnover), over-exfoliation, environmental conditions and smoking.
Dehydration is shown as lack of luminosity, uneven skin tone or dry lips, and can be caused by caused by a lack of adequate water intake, consumption of diuretics such caffeine or alcohol, an unhealthy diet, long hot showers, or excessive sweating.
Treatments To Try
HydraFacial helps with exfoliation to boost luminosity; it also infuses peptides and antioxidants to nurture and ''feed'' skin.
Sonophoresis Infusion uses soundwave technology to help with the penetration of the active ingredients, leaving your skin not just hydrated but glowy.
Peels not only help skin cell turnover for a brighter complexion, but other peels boost skin's hydration as its natural moisturising factors (NMF) are stimulated.