Having oily skin is a special kind of torture. Wearing makeup (even waterproof mascara) is a constant struggle to keep from looking like you've just walked through a rain storm. Tissues and blotting papers compose half the contents of your trash bin. The heat and humidity that come with summertime can seem to make it even worse. On the plus side, it's a studied fact that oily skin does not show age as easily as dryer skin types. So there's that.
When our skin feels dry, tight, and uncomfortable, we apply a moisturizer - but how do moisturizers actually work to make our skin feel better?
It's information that bears repeating: dry and dehydrated winter skin needs special care. Indoor air from furnaces along with harsh cold air and wind can exacerbate symptoms of dry skin and cause skin to become dehydrated. There's a difference between dry skin and dehydrated skin. In the simplest terms, dry skin is a skin type which displays a … Continue reading Dealing With Dry and Dehydrated Skin