Are Moisturizers Overrated?

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The basic function of a moisturizer is to replace water loss in the skin and help treat and prevent your skin from drying out. Our family, friends and every beauty brand have been telling us how important moisturizers are in delivering moisture into the skin – the key to youthful looking skin. However, the medical aesthetics pioneer has something else …

Hydrating vs. Moisturizing – What’s the difference?

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Before we go into these terms, it is imperative to know a little bit about the anatomy of the skin and a commonly used term: trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). The skin is comprised of three primary layers: the epidermis, the outermost layer; the dermis or middle layer; and the hypodermis, the under-most layer. When water passes from the dermis through …