FALSE (and TRUE)
Dehydrated skin is skin that lacks water. Dry skin is skin that is lacking in lipids. However, some dry skins can also lack water and therefore be both dry and dehydrated.
FALSE (and TRUE)
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How dangerous is pollution for my skin?
With over half of the global population now living in cities*, many of us are wondering how pollution affects our health. And with the epidemic of hypersensitive and dull complexions that seems to accompany urban life, many women are also looking for information about the effects of dust and pollution particles on their skin. Read on for our expert insights.
Life-proofing your sensitive skin: Simple steps for a calm complexion
For women with sensitive skin, even the most ordinary day may harbor hidden enemies. Temperature changes, air conditioning, hard water… countless trigger factors which can all unleash discomfort. Seemingly under attack on all fronts, skin prickles, burns and stings.
Understandably, these women are constantly in search of solutions to appease and life-proof their skin… And they are willing to try just about anything! Online forums suggest home remedies like honey, oatmeal, avocado or even chocolate masks. Though tasty, the contents of your kitchen larder are probably more likely to harm than to heal. In fact, as they could contain potential allergens and irritants, these DIY treatments may leave you looking rather red-faced.
The truth is, adapted and expert skin care for sensitive skin is the first step in restoring comfort, but taking a few simple steps in your daily life can also make all the difference. Take our quiz and learn how to keep your sensitive skin in its comfort zone.
My skin’s comfort has been restored!
After holidaying in the tropics, Jeanne’s skin was completely dehydrated. Thanks to a few simple steps, her skin’s suppleness has been restored.