Understanding the evolution of skin during different life stages.
Skin is a living organ and acts like one by evolving over time and undergoing significant changes.
From baby’s delicate skin to fine lines and wrinkles in mature skin, to teen acne, skin evolves over time and requires special care at each stage in life. Today it seems easy to find products suited and accessible to young and mature skins, but not always easy to find products suitable for ageing skin between these two ages. Not yet mature skin, but no longer young skin, what can you do for ageing, dehydrated skin?
How is the phenomenon of ageing, dehydrated skin reflected?
After 25, skin can start to lose its radiance, its suppleness and especially its natural bounce.
This phenomenon is not only due to skin ageing, but is also aggravated by external factors and busy lifestyles. Fatigue, stress and pollution create an explosive cocktail, which causes skin to become dehydrated and disrupt the skin barrier. As a result, skin’s tone, texture and, complexion becomes dull and blurred.
When skin lacks water and is less hydrated, it loses its elasticity, tightness, and freshness: it is dehydrated.
Signs of Dehydrated Skin
No. 1 Sign: Skin showing signs of fatigue and doesn’t bounce back the way it used to
“My skin is not as elastic, supple and bouncy as when I was young, but I don’t have any wrinkles yet. Before, my skin used to recover quickly after an intense day or a short night, but now my busy days are beginning to take a toll on my skin. My skin is less supple and less radiant.” - Sophie, 28
No. 2 Sign: Rough, thirsty skin
“At the moment, I feel my skin is thirsty. It constantly feels dehydrated and is becoming rough... I drink a lot of water and try to take care of it in the best way I can. Even though I moisturise it in the morning, there’s always a moment during the day when my skin feels dry.” - Natalia, 38
No 3 Sign: Cleansing makes skin worse
“Even when I manage to keep my skin hydrated all day long, whenever I cleanse my face to eliminate impurities and traces of make-up, it ruins everything: my skin becomes tight and I feel discomfort, as if my skin was dehydrated all over again.” - Perrine, 32
If you suffer from one or more of these signs, it is likely you have dehydrated skin. In such circumstances, do not hesitate to use gentle products suitable for ageing, dehydrated skin that will not only hydrate your skin on a daily basis, but also not degrade the skin barrier. Indeed, dehydrated skin needs a special hydrating skin care routine every day.