In this video, a board-certified dermatologist provides advice on how to get lasting moisture for dry skin using three simple steps.
The focus of the video is to provide quick and easy fixes for dry skin and to help viewers achieve lasting moisture throughout the day.
The presenter emphasizes the importance of properly hydrating dry skin before introducing any targeted treatment products or addressing specific skin conditions.
She offers three simple steps to achieve this: improving cleansing habits, choosing the correct moisturizer, and protecting the skin with sunscreen.
In the first step, she advises viewers to select a cleanser that matches the skin’s pH, is formulated for dry skin, and contains ingredients that strengthen the skin barrier and soothe irritation.
She also provides tips on how to use the cleanser correctly, such as cleansing once or twice daily and avoiding harsh sulfates. She recommends using oil-based cleansing balm to remove heavy makeup or sunscreen, followed by a water-based cleanser.
In step two, the dermatologist suggests choosing the right moisturizer and applying it correctly. She recommends selecting a moisturizer with humectant ingredients like glycerin, hyaluronic acid, or urea, and using it immediately after cleansing while the skin is still damp.
She also provides tips on how to avoid over-moisturizing, such as using a lightweight moisturizer during the day and switching to a heavier one at night.
In the final step, the dermatologist emphasizes the importance of using sunscreen to protect the skin from further damage and to prevent premature aging. She recommends using a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher and reapplying every two hours if outside for an extended period.
Throughout the video, she provides product recommendations and encourages viewers to find affordable, accessible, and effective products. She also shares her personal dry skin routine and favorite products for dry skin.