Proper skin hydration is key to good health, especially in warmer months

M■ Monica Golloian / Contributed ost people mistake dehydrated skin for dry skin and understandably so. Both leave your skin feeling tight, flaky and itchy. But, dehydration specifically makes your skin appear dull and weathered, even if you regularly apply moisturizer, wear sunscreen and drink plenty of water. Factors attributing to dehydrated skin include low humidity, heavy sunlight, pollution and diet, just to name a few. While everyone understands the importance of drinking at least eight glasses of water per day, we don’t talk quite as much about skin hydration as we should be. As water helps to flush out toxins, relieve fatigue and improve mood, hydrating your skin can enhance

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