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Ativo Skincare Blog

Skin dryness can be a frustrating problem for many people, but there are some simple things you can do to fix it! In this blog post, we will discuss dry skin vs dry skin and how to fix it. Dry skin is not the same thing as dehydrated skin, so make sure you know which one you have before trying any of these remedies.
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Dehydrated skin lacks water. The surface cells are deflated and no longer plump, perhaps giving your skin a dull, tired look. Your skin doesn’t seem flaky but just lacks luster. Dehydrated skin can be experienced by all skin types — including oily skin.

There are times when skin's oiliness is exacerbated by dehydration, so oil glands will over-produce. This is your skin's way to ensure hydration, but it can cause breakouts. (And no one wants that.)