You hear everywhere about how important is skin hydration, but if you would know that the main reason for the formation of wrinkles and skin damage is dehydration, will you still neglect this aspect of care?
What is hydration?
The human body is composed of 70% water ... and hydration is to feed the body with water. To not dehydrate your body, drink two liters of water a day, or at least six glasses in the winter for internal hydration, and use face and body moisturizers for external hydration. Lack of water in the body is reflected most visible in the skin. The skin becomes dry, rough and blistered, even in the case of oily skin. A bright face and a soft body can be obtained only by hydration.
Why is skin dehydrated?
The reasons for skin dehydration are different. Some are related to genetics and health problems: endocrine dysfunction, circulatory disorders or certain medications. Some problems are caused by lifestyle: lack of sleep, stress, smoking, diet. Also the environment, exposure to free radicals and our temperate climate which obey temperatures too low or too high - both harmful to the skin- are blamed for dry skin.
Moisturizing in winter
In the winter, it is important to protect ourselves from the cold. In general it is important to dress warmly, but the skin of the face and extremities (hands, feet) remain exposed no matter how many layers of clothing we wear.
Skin requires special care; we should use only soaps or lotions with acid or neutral pH to avoid dry skin. The cream must be moisturizing, preferably with natural extracts. In winter, it is best to leave aside creams and lotions based on chemicals and take pure drinking water instead. This is because you risk developing an allergy to them from the cold. If you are allergic, you are twice as much exposed to skin dehydration...
A good skin hydration is required especially in summer and winter. The body is naturally protected by an invisible natural barrier, a lipid film composed of water, mineral sebum and debris. If it is well "irrigated" this film keeps its qualities: prevents evaporation of water present in the skin and wards off aggressive agents such as allergens and certain microbes. Dermatologists say that a skin frequently non-hydrated can be considered sick, because its protective function is impaired.
A normal human being must replace at least 2.4 liters of water in their body, some of it through drinking and the rest taken from the food we eat. Having in mind that water makes up about seventy percent of the human body, staying hydrated therefore, is important to our physical and mental health. Get that pure drinking water today and stay hydrated!
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