So today, let’s learn how to tell if your skinbarrier is damaged. 💁
The skin barrier is mainly composed of 3 lipids:
Free or essential fatty acids
It mainly forms the skin’s outermost layer, shielding the skin against external aggressors. It is also known as the moisture barrier since it helps to retain moisture in the skin.
Your skin barrier is damaged if you have the following symptoms:
Dryness (oil disbalance)
Dehydration (moisture disbalance)
Tightness (moisture disbalance)
Stinging or burning sensation
Crepiness and fine lines
Causes of skin barrier damage:
Harmful ingredients in skincare products
Not enough sleep
Skin aging and genetics
Not moisturizing enough
How to repair your skin barrier
Find out why your skin barrier is damaged
Do less exfoliation
Moisturize a lot!
Get back to your safe skin care products
You can help repair your skin’s barrier by:
Using a non-stripping skin oil mild cleanser,
Using products with a balanced pH, and a moisturizer that contains ceramides or a humectant like hyaluronic acid.
Always wearing a sunscreen especially when goig outdoors!
Soonnoc Sensitive Cleansing Milk – Perfect for Dry and Sensitive skin. This gentle, soothing cleansing milk for sensitive or dry skin cleanses skin without over stripping.
Toun28 PH Skin Balancing Toner for Dry skin. 2 minutes after washing our skin turns extremely vulnerable for microbes and contaminations. Therefore, it is essential to provide our skin with protection within the first 2 seconds after washing.
Anua 5-Zero Mild Sun Cream. It is a mild, mineral zero-irritation physical sunscreen with broad spectrum SPF 50+ PA ++++ protects skin from sun ☼ UV rays.