What is the difference between moisturising and hydrating?

Hydration and moisturising are two important parts of any skincare routine, but they can often confused. Hydration is about the absorption of moisture from the air and then infusing your cells with water to improve your skin's ability to absorb moisture and nutrients. Moisturising is about trapping and locking in the moisture to build your skin's natural protective barrier. It's important to understand the difference so you can get your skin looking and feeling its best.

So if you want to make sure your skin stays healthy and hydrated, don't forget to hydrate it. But if you want to give it a boost and improve its appearance, moisturise it! When you do both, you're giving your skin the best chance to stay healthy, balanced, and hydrated.

Moisturising isn't just about applying any product - you should make sure it's hydrating and nourishing too! Don't forget that the skin is a living organ, so you should make sure you're taking care of it. Not only does moisturising help keep your skin hydrated and nourished, but it also helps protect it from the sun and other harsh weather conditions

Moisturising your skin will help keep it hydrated and healthy-looking. Taking care of your skin is so important, especially for those of us with dry skin. Moisturisers can come in many different forms; lotions, creams, ointments, oils, and gels - that are packed with ingredients like humectants, emollients, and occlusives to help your skin look and feel its best. Plus, regular moisturisation helps reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and dryness, and it can also protect your skin from sun damage and pollution.

Staying hydrated is super important for a healthy lifestyle. To stay hydrated, you need to replace the water and electrolytes (like sodium and potassium) that you lose throughout the day. Make sure to drink plenty of water and electrolyte-rich beverages like sports drinks and coconut water. Eating foods high in water content, like cucumbers and grapefruit, can also help keep your body hydrated.

In summary, hydrating is all about adding moisture back into your skin, while moisturising is all about giving it the nutrients it needs. To make sure your skin stays healthy, protected, and looking its best, you should do both. It's as simple as that!

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