3 Tips to Keeping the Skin and Hair Hydrated

October 22, 2019

Hydration for the Body & Beard

Water is your lifeblood and will keep you hydrated and your circulatory system flowing. Less water means dry skin and no stimulation for your beard follicles. 

In the body, water acts as mass transit and sanitation system. It maintains blood volume, regulates temperature, keeps the tissues in the eyes and mouth functioning properly, dissolves waste products and carries them out of the body, and it delivers nutrients from food to all the body's tissues. Adequate water intake will help keep your skin hydrated and may promote collagen production which helps in hair growth and hair regeneration. Collagen is a fibrous protein beneficial for our skin and hair growth. It’s actually the most abundant protein present in the body.

3 Tips to Keeping the Skin and Hair Hydrated

  • Drink Water
  • We hear it all of the time, but not everyone drinks enough water throughout the day. The amount varies by the individual, but it is the key to health. Before you put anything else in your system when you wake up, you should drink water. You should try to drink as much as you can throughout the day. If you’re dehydrated, then your skin and beard will be dry and full of beardruff.

  • Improve Your Diet
  • Most fruits have high water content along with the vitamins and minerals needed for your skin and hair to stay healthy. Salmon and other oily fish contain the omega-3 fatty acids that produce oil for your skin. Another little known food that helps hydrate your skin from the inside is pumpkin. Pumpkin is a rich source of minerals including potassium and zinc. Potassium helps in keeping hair healthy and improve re-growth. Zinc helps maintain collagen and thus plays an important role in promoting healthy hair. How Crash Dieting Can Be Harmful to Your Hair and Skin

  • Natural Skin Products
  • Make sure to avoid the chemical-laden, harsh soaps, which will strip the natural oils from your skin. The particular form that a product takes, gel, balm, butter, oil, cream, etc. doesn't really affect the performance of the product. The key to these products is the ingredients and the form just affects the experience of applying the ingredients. Hydrating products hydrate your skin cells, i.e. increase their water content. Moisturizing products, on the other hand, help to prevent trans-epidermal water loss—AKA holds water in the outermost layer of skin and acts as a temporary barrier for your skin.

    Hydration is key to your daily routine. Not only will it help you maintain your current state of being, but it will also improve your overall health. By obtaining the right amount that your body needs, your skin, scalp, and body will function significantly better than it would without enough hydration. Couple that with the right natural skin and hair care products and you can provide enough nourishment to prevent tight, flaky, and itchy skin. 

    We provide a balm, butter, and oil to help with your needs. So, while both can nourish the hair, oil is for softening the bristles and hydrating the skin, and balm is for styling and protecting the hair from environmental wear and dehydration. Our butters are more versatile and contain vegetable glycerin. They can be used as a lotion and as leave-in conditioners, day or night.

    What Is Glycerin?

    Every skin type is susceptible to skin dryness, even oily skin but with the help of appropriate daily routine, your skin will look good and healthy.

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