Why Is My Skin Constantly Dry?

Why Is My Skin Constantly Dry?

by Barbara Jacques June 17, 2019

If your skin has dry patches, looks and feel dull - we're here to help. Dry skin appears in a variety forms.And If you feel like no matter how much moisturizer you use your skin still feels tight, parched and looks flaky - then you'll find the article extremely helpful.

 

Skin has its own natural elasticity – enabling it to stretch and move as you do, but dryness will reduce this elasticity and lead to other skin problems such as wrinkles and stretch marks. Not mention, as we age our skin naturally loses its collagen and we need to feed our skin lipids to restore moisture.

The truth is, there are several triggers for dry skin including dehydration, sun damage, heating indoors, cold temperatures outside, excess washing; especially, when products contains skin irritants like Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS)/(SLES). Did we mention, bad eating habits and an under-active sebaceous glands (this gland is responsible for creating the natural oils in your skin).

While Jacq’s products do not contain irritating ingredients like Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, our nourishing products do contain emollient-rich ingredients like grapeseed and avocado oil powered by antioxidants that hydrate skin with high nutrients and fatty acids that leave skin feeling soft and moisturized.

TIP: Apply your moisturizer on wet or damp skin so it's easily absorbed. 

Check out our hydrated Wild Carrot and Hibiscus Beauty Bar formulated with rice milk, fresh carrots and natural oils. With traditional soap bars glycerin, a humectant, is extracted to ensure from the soap bars to ensure a longer shelf-life. Our bars contain glycerin that leave skin feeling soft and not depleted after use.

Addressing dry skin has to be more than drinking water though and using natural products. It’s an inside job! Try eating foods rich in good fats like nuts and seeds, olives, avocados, and oils such as olive, sesame, soybean, and peanut) are needed to keep skin moist.

Vitamin A is necessary for natural skin growth and repair, and pantothenic acid (known as vitamin B5, this water-soluble vitamin acts as an antioxidant, and is found in foods like lentils, peas, liver, whole grains, and corn) is required for the synthesis of fats and oils essential for proper skin function.

Our skin regenerates every 28 days, try incorporating these subtle changes to see a difference in how your skin feels in a month or two.

 




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