🌟The outermost layer of our skin consists of tough skin cells bound together by lipids. This is our skins barrier and without it, the environmental toxins and pathogens could very easily penetrate your skin causing harm to your body. The barrier also allows your body to retain water, keeping you hydrated and healthy! It also keeps
🌟Various internal and environmental factors might cause your skin to become compromised. Too much sun, allergens, over-exfoliating, harsh chemicals, and skin conditions are just a few ways the skin barrier sustains damage. Signs of damage often include sensitivity, dry, scaly skin, inflammation, and itchiness.
🌟The first thing your skin needs is time to heal, The body and skin are made to heal themselves, so be patient along the way.
🌟You’ll need to add reparative ingredients to your skincare, like peptides, ceramides, hyaluronic acid, and shea butter.
🌟You should also avoid harsh ingredients like alcohols, strong fragrances, AHAs, BHAs, retinol, and benzoyl peroxide.
🌟Never skip your moisturizer, use it both day and night to hydrate your skin.
🌟Use sunscreen every morning and reapply to guarantee the most sun protection.
🌟Hydrate from within, making sure to drink ample water
🌟Be gentle with your skin. Avoid scrubbing, over-exfoliating (both chemically and mechanically), and hot water.