Beauty Expert Carla Snuggs: Dry vs. Dehydrated Skin | What's the Difference?

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The amount of moisture in your skin dictates which products are used during your skin care regime. But many of us fail to realize that too little hydration in our skin can mean two things: an ongoing skin issue known as “dehydrated skin” or a temporary occurrence called “dry skin” which is caused by environmental factors. So how do you know whether you have dry or dehydrated skin? Both can leave skin feeling dry, tight, flaky, itchy, and irritated. Dry skin has an absence of oil or lipids. While with dehydrated skin, there's an absence of water in the stratum, which is the top layer of the skin.

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