Dry Skin? Try these 5 hydration hacks.

September 06, 2018

Dry Skin? Try these 5 hydration hacks.

Dry Skin? Try these 5 hydration hacks for radiant skin.

We’ve all heard everyday remedies to relieve dry, parched skin: drink more water, avoid detergents, use natural products, etc.

Well, we know a thing or two about thirsty skin. Try these hydration hacks for a glowing complexion.  

  • Get and stay ahead of the curve - moisturize immediately after every shower or bath. We are partial to body oil.
  • Resist the urge to use lotion! Don’t settle for it. It contains additives like preservatives, alcohol and other harsh substances that are absorbed through the skin. Instead, use body oil to moisturize. 
  • Sprinkle Epsom salt (magnesium sulfate) in your bath water. Unlike sea salt or bath salts that are drying and leaves a film, Epsom salt improves dry skin and softens it. 
  • Eat oily fish. Hello, salmon! Like you needed an excuse. 
  • Dry brush your skin to stimulate lymph flow in the body, exfoliate dead skin cells, and clean pores. 

Bonus tip: Our handmade soap is rich with natural glycerin, which draws moisture to the skin. Have you tried some? See our collection.

 

Resources

Why I made the shift to body oil

Epsom Salt Council

Salmon Facts

Body Brushing

 

Here's to healthy and happy skin,





Also in Smells Like Clean Spirit

Always a Mountain Girl
Always a Mountain Girl

November 01, 2018

I’m a mountain girl at heart, always have been. Don’t get me wrong, I totally dig the beach and can spend a day playing in the waves. But when...
Forest Therapy - Nature's Medicine
Forest Therapy - Nature's Medicine

October 02, 2018

How does being in nature make you feel? When you walk in the forest, what impact does the smell of the trees, the clean air, the feel of the spongy earth...
FAQ: What base do you use for your soap?
FAQ: What base do you use for your soap?

August 26, 2018

One of the most frequent questions I am asked is "What base do you use for your soap?" First, what is a soap base, anyway, and why would someone use it?