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How To Take Care of Dry Skin on Your Face?

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Dry skin is a condition many people suffer from. It is usually caused by improper daily skin care, seasonal weather changes or lack of oil and hydration. All of us go through a constant process of shedding old and creating new skin throughout a period of 2-4 weeks, although it’s generally unnoticeable.

However, once your skin starts to dry out heavily, the appearance becomes visible and unfavorable, even clogging your pores with leftover dry skin. Additionally, the dry areas could become irritable and itchy, culminating in cracked skin with visible damage and sometimes painful effect.

What Causes Dry Skin?

Dry skin is most commonly caused by sun damage and over exfoliation as well as harsh soaps and frequent hot bathing.

The most impacted area of skin dryness, which is usually the hardest to get rid of, is your face.

Once it dries out, the build-up of sebum, an oily substance that is naturally produced by the skin, can cause even more significant unwanted effects. Pimples can develop, and your skin might show signs of scarring and potentially bruising as well.

Sebum is necessary to keep the skin moisturized and to guard the cells against infection. So in order to allow proper secretion of natural oils into the outer layers of your skin, you first have to get rid of all the dead skin that blocks sebum from functioning properly.

Removal of Dead Skin

Medically referred to as exfoliation, the removal of dead skin is usually done with mechanical tools or with chemicals.

Chemical exfoliation can have a lot of undesired effects if the person handling the process doesn’t have enough experience. Holding the chemical product for too long on your skin could cause even more damage than initially present.

Mechanical exfoliation can also lead to dry skin due to the harsh granules and excessive exfoliation.

The gentlest form of exfoliation is enzymatic, which for best results should be performed by a licensed skin care professional.

HydraFacial is the best of all worlds. A tool with special add-ons for different types of skin, gently rubs your face and removes all the dry skin. During the process, it releases a liquid that cleanses the pores, softens, and lifts off all the impurities off your skin.

For best results without damage to the skin it’s best if a licensed esthetician performs this mechanical exfoliation.

Can I Prevent Dry Skin?

Even if you already have dry skin and have completed the exfoliation, or if you want to prevent dry skin from appearing, the solution is the same.

Hydration and antioxidants!

Hydration can prevent the signs of aging that dry skin is associated with. While drinking enough water can usually be enough to keep it hydrated, sometimes it’s best to take additional precautions.

Antioxidants are compounds that assist in shielding the skin’s surface from oxidative harm brought on by free radicals and external aggressors like UV rays and pollutants.

They can improve your general health, provide you with clear skin, and lessen the impact of acne outbreaks. Additionally, they can make your skin look more radiant by clearing out pollutants.

You can get both through peptides!

Peptides are amino acids that serve as the building blocks for specific skin-related proteins like collagen and elastin.

In skin-care products, peptides are intended to increase and restore amino acids. Besides hydrating and providing antioxidant effects, they can aid in reducing the visibility of fine wrinkles and making the skin tighter by increasing the production of collagen.

How to Fully Restore Your Dry Skin?

If you want to get the full benefits of skin treatment, then it’s best to do as much as you can. Whether your goal is to simply get rid of dry skin or to minimize the impact of aging, HydraFacial Therapy might be exactly what you need.

Using a Vortex-Fusion® technology, a special device handled by a professional esthetician, cleans your face and removes dry skin, while hydrating it at the same time.

You’re left with healthy facial skin that now needs to be taken care of. That’s where the peptides come to play, which protect and fully hydrate your skin.

Finally, you can take special precautions and fully rejuvenate your face with local cryotherapy and red light therapy. Both of these therapies promote the healing of your skin, can help it restore faster, and have promising signs of anti-aging effects.