Ultimate DRY SKIN Remedy
Updated: Feb 19
I feel like this is a topic I can effectively preach on as I suffer from dry skin year round. Naturally, the winter is THE WORST - especially in Wisconsin with the daily temperature fluctuating so drastically.
Before 2020, at 33 years old, I never had a skincare regimen. I never found one that I liked. I never found one with a strict ingredient policy. I never found one that worked. And I was always lazy. Enter HydrateMe. I fell in love, and it actually sparked an obsession with needing "all the skincare". It's a 4-step EASY system.
I'm not perfect by any means with being consistent. But, this week was AWFUL. While, I was rinsing my conditioner out, I could feel skin coming off my face, as if I had a peeling sunburn! It was so .... yuck. Earlier this week, I had noticed that when I put foundation on that my face completely flaked up, so it should have been a sign that my skin was in rough shape.
As soon as I got out of the shower, I got all my skincare and ran into the bathroom and put together a regime for the night. (I simply love that every product from every skincare line from this company is mix and match!)
I woke up with completely smooth, hydrated skin!
Here's the exact regimen I used to go from flaky and dehydrated to smooth and plump skin. As a note, all the skincare I use is certified vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, and B Corp certified.
Step ONE: Exfoliate, Cleanse, and Peel
I knew I had to get my dead skin off my face ASAP, so I immediately grabbed my exfoliator. I feel like this has the right amount of grit, but still gentle enough on skin. It has finely-milled apricot seeds to sweep away dead skin cells, and raspberry ceramide to promote hydration (yay hydration!).
My next step was to address the breakouts that occurred as well ... a few on my chin and forehead, so I did a quick swipe with an acne pad. This acne pad has a VERY gentle face exfoliator that also assists with dead skin cells, removes surface bacteria and eliminates excess oil. And bonus, there are hydrating prebiotics in it too!
And final product in step one is to use a peel pad. I would caution, if you have sensitive skin, to skip this step. Just adore this product (and entire product line if you're looking for an amazing, spa-like skincare routine). The DermResults peel pad is a dermatologist-grade vegan facial exfoliator with hydrating sea water to minimize the appearance of pores, hyaluronic acid to help the skin’s barrier retain hydration, and radish root ferment filtrate to replenish moisture.
Step TWO: Toner and Serums
Next, it was time to seal in the moisture. I started with a toner. Honestly, I use this toner SO MUCH in the summer. It's a life-saver in the heat. You will love the dewy glow it leaves behind!
Then, for a little focused attention, I grabbed my eye gel. I pop this on my eye lids, dark circles, and smile lines. Delicate skin around the eyes is especially susceptible to dehydration.
Finally, was some plump hydration with my favorite face serum. This innovative vegan serum has a crushed jelly texture that breaks to a cool, thin layer over your skin. It is legit instant hydration!
Step THREE: Finishing Touches
Alright, finishing touches! First, for the face. Because it was night, I used my hydration night cream. (I also love classic night cream - and if it's morning, make sure to use this dew cream!)
Finally, it's a two-part drink! I mixed up my collagen with hydration for a super hydrating boost! My fav collagen, among all the amazing benefits for hair, nails, and skin, has hyaluronic acid that helps skin retain moisture. TrueSport hydration is a vegan electrolyte powder that maintains a healthy hydration levels.
There you have it! I woke up with beautifully plump, hydrated skin, and wore a full face of makeup with NO flaking!
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