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The Importance of Skin Moisturization
Every day, our skin battles against various environmental aggressors like UV rays, pollutants, and changing weather conditions. Amidst this, maintaining optimal skin hydration becomes a prime concern. Skin moisturizers, the unsung heroes of our skincare regimen, play a vital role in this process. But how do they work, and why are they so essential? Let's dive in.
How Skin Moisturizers Work
Moisturizers are primarily designed to lock in the skin's natural moisture, preventing it from evaporating into the atmosphere. They act as a barrier, holding water in the skin and replenishing its hydration levels. Their functioning can be broken down into four main actions: humectants, occlusives, emollients, and antioxidants.
The Power of Plants
One of my favorite things that I surround myself with are essential oils. Essential oils are used often topically in products for your hair, skin, body, but they are also used to
scent your home and personal space via diffusion.
Self-Care A Non-Negotiable
I know it can be hard finding time in a day to fit in everything you need to do. You have too many competing priorities. Right… kids, family, friends, work, emails, eating, cleaning, dishes, etc…