Posts Tagged‘Dehydrated skin’

REVIEW: New Bioderma Hydrabio Range

Bioderma Hydrabio Review | All Dolled Up

One of our all-time favourite skincare brands, Bioderma, is launching a new range of products directly targeting dehydrated skin. Dehydration (caused by a lack of water in the skin; as opposed to dryness which is the result of a lack of oil) is something that affects most of us to one degree or another but is easily rectified with the right treatment. These products usually contain humectants like hyaluronic acid or glycerin which help the skin to retain water, but Hydrabio, Bioderma’s targeted new range, uses a different approach. Aquagenium®, which is found in the full range of Hydrabio products,…

Hydration Heroes

Hydration Heroes | All Dolled Up

I posted this picture on Instagram last week and it prompted quite a few questions from followers, so I thought I would elaborate. My skin is combination-oily but suffers from some dehydration when I don’t look after it (read this to find out the difference between dry and dehydrated skin). This results in a general dullness and flaky patches around my chin that feel tight and uncomfortable. It took me a while to figure out that dehydration was the cause but now that I’m treating it directly, my skin is much better. Here are my hydration hero products:

Review: Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask

My skin is normally quite dry, but this winter has been particularly brutal – my face has been flaking and peeling as though I’ve been sunburnt. Additionally, my office is rather chilly so I have had to have the heater on most days, which only aggravates the dryness – but as my grandmother always said: if you are cold you are either very poor or very stupid…I’d like to think I am neither, so the heater stays! I have a de-humidifyer in my office and I drink a shed-load of water throughout the day in an effort to stay hydrated,…

Skin Solutions: Dry vs. Dehydrated

Dry vs. Dehydrated Skin

Until very recently, I had no idea that there was a difference between dry and dehydrated skin, and it occurred to me that many of you may not have known either. It is especially relevant going into winter, so here is my guide to telling the difference and how to address each particular concern.