WHY DOES MY SKIN STILL FEEL DRY EVEN THOUGH I DRINK A LOT OF WATER ?

Water is the most essential substance for your body.

As adults our body contains up to 60% water and we depend on it to hydrate and nourish all the organs and tissues for proper functioning, but dry skin needs more than just water to find balance.

You see, dry skin benefits from water intake but it lacks essential lipids for proper barrier function like ceramides, cholesterol and fatty acids along with deficiencies in urea, amino acids and lactic acid; Natural moisturizing factors (NMFs) necessary to maintain normal moisture levels in the skin and those are not replaced by water.

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