Dry Skin vs Dehydrated Skin

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Your Skin: Dry Skin or Dehydrated Skin?

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Cold, dry air, wind, low humidity, heaters, air conditioners, harsh cleansers, bar soap and hard water can spell trouble for your dry skin, sinuses and scalp. Interior HVAC, airplane cabin pressure, space heaters, fireplaces, car heaters, hot ovens, long hot showers, hard water, decreased water intake, dehydrating beverages, cold, allergy and flu meds, antibiotics, water pills and most medications all aggravate this problem.

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Dehydrated Skin: Not a Skin Type

A common skin condition, dehydration happens when the skin becomes water-deficient, while dry skin is lipid (oil) deficient. It can look dull and darker, and feels tight and uncomfortable. And, it can be oily, dry, combination and/or acne-prone. Excessive dehydration can make the skin over-compensate for itself and produce more oil. This can be due in part to cold weather, scrubbing and over-cleansing, hard water and product overuse. Other factors include dry climate, low water intake, dehydrating beverages, medications and poor nutrition. Dehydrated skin is aggravated by one’s external environment including dry air and climate, wind, low humidity, UV rays, heaters and fireplaces.

Self Help for Dry Skin and Dehydrated Skin

Change your skin care. These common complaints are easy to correct, so we add a few specialty products, tweak your home care and tell you how to make simple lifestyle changes. We can modify your cleansing and skin care routine during the colder months, especially if you live in a dry climate like Arizona or in a hard water area. Gentle, low lather, sulfate-free cleansers, milder exfoliants and moisturizing products can help you get that glow back.

Don’t scrub your skin. Take a gentler approach to cleansing your skin. Over-scrubbing, using spa gloves, rubbing with a towel and other types of friction will lead to irritation, dry skin, flaking and darkening.

Heat Sources, Dry Air, Humidity and Sun

Cool mist humidifiers hydrate the skin, scalp, hair and sinuses. This is an inexpensive way to moisturize dry skin and improve your breathing as you sleep.

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Lower the heat at night, crack the windows, wear cotton flannel sleepwear and warm socks, and use an electric blanket, mattress warmer, extra blankets or a comforter to keep warm.

Don’t use space heaters! They “fry” and darken your skin tone and dehydrate your entire body. The same is true for fireplaces, so use them only occasionally, but stay far away! Dress warmly, and only use a space heater to warm up a room before you go in, and then turn it off! Better yet, bag it up and put it in the garage.

Avoid long hot showers and baths, and don’t stand or sit close to heaters, fireplaces and hot ovens.

Sunscreen and sunglasses are crucial to help preserve your skin tone, prevent dark circles, brighten dark spots and beard shadowing, stop premature aging of the skin, and to prevent age spots, spider veins and skin cancer. UVA penetrates clouds and car windows, so don’t be fooled.

Hard Water

Hard water can devastate your skin, especially during the colder months. Chlorine, minerals, sulfates and other chemicals can dry you out, darken your skin tone, cause rashes and ashy skin, trash your hair, and trigger acne and eczema flare-ups. Filtered shower heads and handheld sprayers make hard water feel like rainwater, soften your skin and hair, and eliminate those hard-to-remove limescale spots.

Look online for water filters. Do some research so you can select the appropriate water filtering equipment for your skin concerns, dwelling type and geographical area.

Manage Allergies

Eye area: Reduce puffy eyes, dark circles and dry skin around the eyes by managing allergies, getting more sleep, elevating your upper body while you sleep, drinking more water, cutting back on alcohol, salt, take-out and processed foods, eliminating dairy from your diet, using a sinus wash twice a day, and keeping the heat low or off while you sleep.

Sinus rinsing delivers dramatic benefits by (a) hydrating sinus passages and mucus membranes, (b) relieving congestion, pressure and nasal dryness, and (c) washing out mucus, crust, bacteria, viruses, dust, pollen, pet dander, mold, debris and particulate pollutants. For maximum benefits, be consistent. Do this when you brush your teeth. Other benefits when used daily include clearer vision from clean tear ducts, brighter skin tone around the eyes, less puffiness, reduced allergy, sinus and cold symptoms, fewer headaches, decreased need for medication, deeper, more relaxed breathing, better sleep, improved sense of taste and smell and sweeter breath.

Sinus rinses and net pots are available at pharmacies and health food stores and online at NeilMed.com. Google terms like sinus rinse, nasal irrigation, neti pot, NeilMed and SinuPulse for more information. See a demo at NeilMed.com or search sinus rinse or neti pot on YouTube.

Sensitive Dry Skin Conditions

Flaky skin or scalp? Seborrhea and seborrheic dermatitis flare up in colder weather and during stressful times. Symptoms affect the skin and scalp. These include sensitivity, redness, inflammation, bumps, flaking, itching, and peeling on the forehead, hairline, brows, inner cheeks and sides of nose. You might also notice a light or red rash, especially on the inner cheeks and hairline. Avoid strong soaps, fragrances and toners with AHAs, BHA and/or alcohol. Wash your hair and ears at least once a week with a deflaking shampoo. Don’t scratch your scalp or allow your stylist or barber to do so. This condition is easy to treat and symptoms will begin to improve almost immediately. Ask us about our specialized product line formulated for seborrheic dermatitis and sensitivity.

Effects of Smoking

Stop smoking and avoid secondhand smoke, including pipes, cigars, blunts, weed, incense and fireplace smoke. They dehydrate your skin from the inside out. Tobacco smoke causes dark circles, respiratory problems, dry skin and sinuses, dull skin, sagging skin, fine lines, deep wrinkles, premature aging, dry mouth and bad breath. It can also lead to severe health consequences like heart disease, high blood pressure, lung cancer, mouth and throat cancers, emphysema and stroke.

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Hydration and Nutrition for Dehydrated or Dry Skin

Increase water intake dramatically, especially if you work out, drink coffee, tea and alcoholic beverages or take any medication. Water intake hydrates the body and helps brighten skin tone and under-eye circles. It also helps soften fine lines and wrinkles, reduce puffiness and bloat, calm irritation, relieve dryness, prevent chapped lips, improve digestion, curb appetite, increase mobility and boost energy. Don’t drink Crystal Lite® or similar beverages because they can contribute to dehydration.

Omega 3 essential fatty acids and vitamin E improve your health and help reduce the inflammation, dryness and flaking of seborrheic dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, itchy rashes, ichthyosis and dry skin. Salmon, flax seeds and walnuts are excellent omega 3 food sources. Other sources are cauliflower, cabbage, halibut, shrimp, cod, tuna, soybeans, kale, Brussels sprouts and collard greens. Supplement your dietary intake with flax seed oil, enteric-coated fish oil capsules and vitamin E supplements. Check with your physician if you take other medications.

Come experience our highly effective skin brightening and skin re-texturing chemical and enzyme peels that help with acne, hydration, anti-aging, and rejuvenation. Get help with all grades of acne, dark spots, red spots, blemishes, fine lines, sun damage, dehydration, problem skin, razor bumps, sensitive skin and ethnic skin care concerns.

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The material on this website is provided for educational purposes only, and is not to be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Results vary from person to person and are not guaranteed. Professional treatments must be performed on a regular basis to obtain desired results and require specific home care, sun protection, and lifestyle changes to see lasting improvement.

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