Dry vs. Dehydrated Skin
Have you ever wondered what the difference between dry and dehydrated skin is? Dehydrated skin: This is a skin condition, not a skin type. This can be caused by; dry climate, hard water, harsh products, or age. Contrary to popular belief, drinking more water will not cure dehydrated skin. In fact, your skin is the last organ to receive the water you ingest. Have ever heard of Trans-epidermal Water Loss aka TEWL? This is when evaporation occurs on the skin,
What is a moisture barrier & how do I repair it?
The moisture barrier is the outermost layer of your skin that acts as your very own protector from external pollutants that cause irritation and premature aging. It also helps your skin retain the water and moisture you need for a healthy, calm complexion. Your barrier is made up of lipids which help to maintain the strength by acting as the glue to bind the skin cells together. When your moisture barrier isn’t compromised, your skin should feel plump, soft, smooth
So, What about ProActive?
I’m sure you have all heard the famous quotes from Proactive! “60 day money back guarantee, one of a kind, target approach” blah blah blah! Now I’m going to give you my opinion (I am entitled to that right?) First, did you know that Proactive was developed by two dermatologist with the names of Katie Roden and Kathy Fields- hmmmm sound familiar? And was launched by Guthy-Runker in 1995. And today they are a household name for acne treatment. I