Dehydration in the skin weakens its defense and creates skin sensitivity, irritation, and premature aging.
If you have dry skin the Mayo Clinic recommends using moisturizers and avoiding harsh materials on the skin such as drying soaps, detergents, shampoos that remove the moisture from your skin using unnatural ingredients. (read more here)
Dry skin can happen at any age, but as we age, the signs of dry skin are more visible. Dry skin shrivels plump skin cells, which can lead to the appearance of premature fine lines and wrinkles. Dry skin can appear or expose premature fine lines, wrinkles, cracks, a loss of elasticity in skin but hydrated skin appears fuller, plump and smoother.
Enjoy the sun but protect and hydrate your skin!