Skip to main content
Skincare Tips

5 Tips to Maximise Skin Hydration

5 Tips to Maximise Skin Hydration
Perricone MD
Writer and expert1 month ago
View Perricone MD's profile

5 Tips to Maximise Skin Hydration 

 

Is your skin feeling dry? Dull? Are you noticing more breakouts? Lines? No matter your concern, it’s likely the result of cold weather wreaking havoc on your complexion. 

 

Ensure you are giving it the proper TLC to withstand the dry months ahead by maximising your moisture with the 5 tips below. They’re simple enhancements to your daily habits that’ll help amplify your skin’s results. 

 

1.Apply skincare to damp skin. 

Though you may be tempted to wipe away all that water post-cleanse, patting your complexion with a clean towel once-over is best. Not only is this gentler, but it will leave just enough moisture behind so you can apply your skincare to damp skin (with the exception of chemical exfoliants, retinols, retinoids and acne medications). Applying serums, face oils, moisturisers and hydrating masks in this way is beneficial because damp skin is more permeable than dry skin, thus making it more effective in absorbing key ingredients to further seal in moisture. 

 

If there’s one such product you’ll want your skin to effectively absorb every drop of, it’s Cold Plasma Plus+ The Intensive Hydrating Complex. This ultra-rich, multi-tasking powerhouse is formulated with peptides, Vitamin C Ester and a vegetable triglyceride complex to deliver ultimate hydration while dramatically smoothing, firming and evening skin tone. 

 

2. Apply skincare in an upward motion with gentle, even pressure. 

Everyone wants a lifted complexion, right? So, pressing down to apply your products, is a skincare no-no. Instead, avoid stretching and pulling skin downward by applying it in an upward motion to help combat sagging, wrinkled skin. Work up from the décolletage toward the face, massaging skin as you go to help increase circulation and promote increased absorption so you can more thoroughly reap all of those skin-nourishing benefits. 

 

3. Layer products. 

Boost the efficacy of your products by layering them with complementary formulas. Cold Plasma Plus+ The Essenceis one such option that pairs perfectly with a moisturiser to enhance the results. Apply it after cleansing and before your serum and moisturiser to balance and revitalize skin while smoothing, plumping and hydrating. 

 

4. Mask regularly. 

Incorporate a mask in your regimen to kickstart your transformation for a concentrated dose of powerful ingredients. OurCold Plasma Plus+ The Intensive Gel Mask, for instance, is a luxurious cooling gel mask that delivers intense moisture to visibly improve the loss of radiance, uneven texture, uneven tone, wrinkles and loss of firmness. The result? A complexion that looks and feels instantly hydrated, soft, smooth and supple, so your subsequent products can work even more impactfully. 

 
 

5. Hydrate from within. 

While maximising your moisture from the outside is crucial, hydration begins within, so you can’t forget to do so from the inside, too. According to the National Academy of Medicine, to stay sufficiently hydrated, adult women should drink approximately 9 glasses of water daily, while adult men should drink approximately 13. This, of course, will vary depending on age, size, activity level, sun exposure, alcohol and caffeine intake and other factors. In general, more of almost anything requires more water — more weight, more activity, more sun, more alcohol, more caffeine, et cetera. 

 

Simple enough, right? They’re little changes that go a long way to help maximise your moisture from the inside-out and outside-in. Get started today to begin seeing results in no time. 

 
Perricone MD
Writer and expert
View Perricone MD's profile
perriconemd