Top 5 Ingredients for Dry Skin

Best ingredients for dry skin

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Best Ingredients for Dry Skin

Dry skin produces less sebum (oil) than normal skin types and calls for extensive moisturization from skincare, diet, and other environmental factors. It can be challenging and uncomfortable experiencing the effects and symptoms of dry skin, but don’t stress just yet. If you’re suffering from dry skin in the case of genetics, dehydration, environment sensitivity, etc., then you might want to consider looking out for these key ingredients the next time you go skincare shopping.

1. Hyaluronic acid

Although hyaluronic acid belongs in the same category as #4, I believe it needs its own spotlight because of the amazing wonders it does as an ingredient. People get intimidated when they hear or see the word “acid” attached, but surprisingly, hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in the human body that helps bind water and moisture, and keeps the collagen production up and running. When applied to dry skin, hyaluronic acid boosts the skin with even more hydration than ever before.

2. Plant oils and butters

Oils and butters work amazingly on dry skin. They keep the skin hydrated a lot longer and penetrates a lot deeper, therefore, working to the benefit of drier skin. Be on the lookout for borage seed oil, Argan oil, primrose oil, sunflower seed oil, and Marula oil. Butters on the other hand is a lot more potent and denser, which is why people with dry skin love them! You might want to consider Shea butter, cocoa butter, and even jojoba butter.

4. Skin-replenishers

Skin-replenishers like ceramides, urea, glycerin, and omega-3 fatty acids leave the skin feeling plumped, soft, and radiant. Having at least one of these significant ingredients in your skincare regime makes all the difference in moisture level, texture, and the look of your skin. Drier skin are prone to become more dull than other skin types because the lack of oil, but skin-replenishers definitely brings out a more natural glow without makeup.

5. Vitamins A, Bs, C,

Invest in skincare with proper nutrients like essential vitamins. Though you don’t need to have all these vitamins all in one moisturizer, it still makes a substantial difference when applied to the skin daily. Vitamin A is your antioxidant meaning it’ll help reverse and prevent fast aging. Your Vitamin B complex includes Vitamin B5 and B3. Remember, B5 is for that healthy glow and B3 is for your hydration boost. And finally, Vitamin C, the powerhouse of all vitamins. Vitamin C promotes brightening, collagen boosting, and slows down the aging process.