Dry or dehydrated skin? What's the difference? A blog by VW Skincare

Have I got dry skin, or is it dehydrated?

Sounds like a stupid question, right? But, whilst dry and dehydrated skin are often spoken together in the same context, there is a difference between the two. Unless you’re told by an professional skincare expert what condition your skin is in, you could easily mistake your skin for being dry when it’s actually dehydrated.  In

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E is for Exfoliant – which Dermalogica product suits you best?

LAST week’s blog concerned the whys and wherefores of exfoliation – and the fact everyone needs a little helping hand when it comes to getting clear and bright skin. When our skin ages, the natural process of shedding and renewing cells slows down – resulting in a tell-tale dull appearance. Exfoliation helps the skin to

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Dry Skin Solutions Part One: The Basics

Last week, this blogspot discussed the problems of dry skin – how and why it occurs and the general things we can do to make it better. To recap, if you’re not naturally prone to dry skin, you’re likely to be feeling the effects of your lifestyle, the harsh weather, intrinsic ageing or overcleansing. Symptoms

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Avoid the dry skin dilemma!

Is your skin:  Irritated  Inflammed  Itchy? This could mean your skin is either dry or dehydrated – although the symptoms can be the same, the two conditions are different. Dehydrated skin is lacking in moisture in the top layers of the dermis. So, if you have naturally oily skin but show some

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To Tone or not to Tone!

Every girl over the age of 11 must have heard the skin care mantra “cleanse, tone and moisturise” a million times – but can we all honestly say we follow it faithfully? Do you sometimes “cleanse” and move straight to “moisturise” without giving “tone” much thought? Use of a toner after cleansing is necessary to

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Dermalogica Skin Hydrating Booster – for the party season & beyond

Party season skin perfection With all the booze consumed at Christmas time – not to mention in the run-up to festivities – no amount of water you drink will be able to compensate for dehydrated skin. But there’s one thing you can keep in your party purse this winter to stave off the worst of

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