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Which moisturizer is right for my skin type?

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A little bit of moisturizing a day keeps the dry skin away! Moisturizing is crucial to a healthy skin barrier. All ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ help with dry skin. Yet, not all moisturizers are created equal. So, how do you choose the ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฒ๐—ฟ for your skin? I am breaking it down today for #WinterSkinReliefDay. In general, ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ provide a little bit of water to the skin and contain a greasy substance that holds it in. ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ are formulated in ๐Ÿฏ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜†๐˜€: โœ… ๐—ข๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—น๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€: greasy/oily and block the evaporation of water from your skin. ๐Ÿ’ฆ ๐—›๐˜‚๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜๐˜€: pull water into the top layer of your skin both from the air and from deeper layers of the skin. ๐Ÿง–๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ ๐—˜๐—บ๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐˜€: not really moisturizering but rather to make the skin feel smooth by replacing absent skin the lipids and oils to fill in all the cracks on the skin, helping smooth out the surface of your skin and repair your skinโ€™s barrier. Here is a cheat sheet to help you select the appropriate moisturizer for your skin. ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐˜€ ๐Ÿ“… ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฒ ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—น๐˜†, regardless of your skin type. Even oily skin needs moisturizing every day with the right type of moisturizer. Please avoid moisturizing reactively, aka moisturizering ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—น๐˜† when your skin is dry. ๐Ÿšฟ Always apply to ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฝ ๐˜€๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป. P.S I keep my moisturizer in my shower to apply right after I towel off gently. ๐Ÿ”‘ ๐—จ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฒ๐—ฟ. This is key for the winter ๐Ÿฅถ months. You need both a humectant which draw moisture to the skin and occlusive ingredients which keep water from evaporating off of your skin. ๐ŸŒ“๐—จ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ ๐—ต๐˜‚๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ. This is really important in the winter if you are using humectant heavy moisturizer. The dry air can pull the water out of your skin. Sounds crazy right? ๐Ÿšซ๐—”๐˜ƒ๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด. Even if you do not have sensitive skin. Fragrance and coloring are just a set up for possible irritation/allergy and no one has time for that. ๐Ÿฆถ๐Ÿพ ๐——๐—ผ๐—ปโ€™๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ธ. They too need some TLC. #skincaretips #moisturizer #skincareroutine #skincareproducts #dermatologist #dermatology
Jan. 8
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Binhthis is SUPER helpful, thanks so much for sharing!! ๐Ÿค
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