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The key to avoiding skin dehydration is to moisturize the body inside and out.
Skin dehydration occurs when the body lacks moisture both inside and out. The average person needs from eight to 12 cups of water per day.
Sometimes we have hectic days that don’t allow us to consume what is required to stay hydrated. Your body has mechanisms which trigger thirst, so it knows when to get you to drink more. Your skin will also let you know when you’re dehydrated by making it look dull, tired, irritated, flaky and rough.
Dehydrated skin can happen anytime during the year, and it can be aggravated by hot or cold temperatures, air conditioning, saunas, travel and other lifestyle choices.
It’s easy to start alleviating the signs of dehydration on your skin and body. You can start by consuming more water and getting the proper nutrients to stay hydrated, which include fruits and vegetables. Your skin is a reflection of what you consume, so if you’re not getting the proper nutrients, the negative signs will show up on your skin. You also need to be vigilant about your skin care regimen; using skincare products that contain harsh and irritating ingredients can affect your skin. Look for products with gentle ingredients like aloe vera and antioxidants. Also, an extra step you can take at home is to create a hydrating mask.