Our skin requires proper hydration and nutrition every day
Moisturizing helps your face stay youthful, delays the appearance of the first fine lines and keeps your skin soft and radiant. This section focuses on the best moisturizing active ingredients, the habits you need to make a part of your daily routine and the care products you need to use every day.
Proper hydration of the face, not only during the summer but also during the winter months is a priority. Especially in winter, the skin needs protection from the drop in temperature which can make the skin more sensitive and dry. There are four steps to proper hydration of the skin, which you must follow faithfully.Proper cleaning:
Do not neglect to clean the face every morning after waking up and every night before bed. Daily cleansing of the face can guarantee the removal of dead cells, debris and toxins that can make the skin dull, dry and sensitive. Choose the right cleanser and make-up remover that suits your skin needs and take care not to feel your skin dehydrated after cleansing.
The serum is magical!
The product that will make the difference in the daily hydration of the skin is the serum. An enhanced moisturizing serum that diffuses and retains water in the skin while softening the dehydration lines is essential for your skin to cope with harsh weather conditions.
If your skin is even more sensitive, you should take care of its daily care with specialized products since the skin needs immediate relief and soothing without preservatives and without alcohol.
There is a wide variety of face creams and moisturizers on the market. The main ingredients they contain are based on the main and basic need of the skin which is the maintenance of the hydrolipid barrier. Let's get to know the main ones!
It is a natural element of the skin and is one of the most powerful moisturizing ingredients for the skin. It has the ability to absorb and retain many water molecules, thus retaining skin moisture . Hyaluronic acid is produced by the skin normally, however its production rate gradually decreases with age and is observed with age dryness and increased feeling of tightness .
Dermocosmetics aimed at deep hydration of the face contain hyaluronic acid in various forms. Depending on the molecular weight of hyaluronic acid (chemical structure), it can penetrate with other ease into the layers of the skin, thus achieving hydration at all levels. The lower the molecular weight, the easier it is absorbed and penetrates the skin. Due to its ability to absorb water molecules, it also helps significantly in filling wrinkles of the skin and is used in many anti-aging products.
Antioxidant vitamins have the ability to neutralize free radicals thus protecting the skin from oxidative stress and aging. Depending on the vitamins that each cream contains, it acquires different properties. Vitamin E , a powerful antioxidant vitamin, is mainly used in moisturizing and nourishing cosmetics. In addition to its vital importance for nourishing the skin, it has been found to have anti-aging properties as it slows down the appearance of wrinkles.
Peptides are essentially proteins derived from an amino acid sequence and can be either natural or synthetic. The main property of peptides is their ability to bind moisture molecules and help communicate with skin cells .
Panthenol is a substance that belongs to the complex of B vitamins and. It has been widely used in moisturizing cosmetics as it has strong healing and soothing properties. It is easily absorbed and penetrates deep into even the deepest layers of the skin. It is one of the safest ingredients and significantly improves the texture and moisture of the skin, especially if it is sensitive and irritated (trauma, burns, minor irritations).