Skin care: what's good for dry skin
Dry skin lacks oil and can look cracked and dull; however with the right skin care products and care your skin can look supple and restored. It’s important to not use products that can further dry out your skin. Find out which emollients and humectant products help your skin look and feel its best when you have dry or very dry skin.
1. Lotion Cleanser
One of the best ways to ensure that your dry skin doesn’t dry out even more is by using a cleanser that can add moisture to your skin while removing makeup, sweat and dirt. Garnier SkinActive’s Clean+ Makeup Removing Lotion Cleanser formula utilizes powerful yet gentle cleansing agents that dissolve impurities and waterproof mascara. The formula is infused with plant extract and leaves skin feeling moisturized and protected. This cleanser doesn’t interfere with your skin’s barrier function and allows your complexion to look glowing and healthy even after your remove your makeup.
2. Micellar Water
Micellar water contains micelles which are oil particles suspended in liquid. It has the ability to cleanse without drying out your skin. Use a micellar water such as Garnier SkinActive’s Micellar Cleansing Water All-in-1 Makeup Remover & Cleanser to cleanse your face, lips and eyes without any harsh rubbing. This all-in-1 cleanser is surprisingly powerful yet gentle to skin.
3. Overnight Mask
Nighttime is the perfect time to moisturize dry skin to help wake up with a glowing complexion. Give your skin a surge of moisture by using an overnight mask, also known as a sleeping cream. Garnier SkinActive’s Miracle Anti-Fatigue Sleeping Cream packs the nourishing qualities of a mask with the hydrating qualities of a moisturizer. Its formula contains antioxidant lavender essential oil, hyaluronic and hydroxy acids. You will wake up with glowing skin that’s a far cry from the parched skin you went to bed with.
4. Restoring Wipes
If you’re on the go you can still cleanse your dry skin without drying it out further. You should keep hydrating gentle wipes on hand that can help you quickly cleanse your face without causing it to become dry. Garnier SkinActive’s Soothing Makeup Removing Cleansing Towelettes are infused with calming plant extract and Vitamin E. The towelettes hydrate and comfort skin.
5. Hydra-Gel Moisturizer
Certain moisturizers are formulated with humectants that can help nourish and hydrate your skin. Try Garnier SkinActive’s Miracle Anti-Fatigue Wake-Up Hydra-Gel Moisturizer formulated with 15 percent hydra-glycerin (a known humectant), hyaluronic acid and an antioxidant complex of wild berry, Vitamins C & E. It plumps the appearance of skin and reduces the signs of fatigue for a fresh, youthful-look.
6. Anti-Wrinkle Cream
With age also comes fine lines and wrinkles. Garnier SkinActive’s Ultra-Lift Anti-Wrinkle Firming Moisturizer can help diminish the appearance of fine lines and restore moisture to your mature skin. Formulated with Vitamin E, pro-retinol (a form of Vitamin A) and rice peptides this moisturizer is deeply hydrating for skin. It helps to fights wrinkles and improves elasticity as skin regains its youthful appearance.