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How to Keep Your Skin Moisturised All Day

The majority of the human body is made up of water. So, it’s easy to see then, that when certain parts of the body are lacking in moisture, the outcome is less than desirable. When the body needs water, one of the areas that tends to protest the most is the body’s largest organ – the skin.

The most common solution is to continually add moisture back, to resolve unsightly, uncomfortable dryness.

If you’re looking for the answer to the question, ‘how to moisturise skin?’, here are a few very effective habits you can try every day, to add that life-giving water back in.


How to Moisturise Skin


Drink up

This one’s the obvious method – drink plenty of water. But how much is plenty? Well, there is an effective formula you can try out to work out the amount of water in litres you should be consuming in a day, to ensure your body stays optimally hydrated. Here’s how it goes:

  1. Take your weight and divide it by two. That should give you a number in ounces.
  2. Convert that number to litres, and the answer is the amount of liquid your body needs to maintain its water levels.


Eat to Moisturise

That’s right, some foods contain water, and adding them to your daily meals or snack times can add an extra dimension facet to your body’s water intake.

Here are some of the most water-filled foods:

  • Watermelon
  • Cucumber
  • Tomato


Go Topical

We all have our go-to moisturiser – it’s a vital part to any skin care regime and can help the skin fight back against the side effects of increased dryness in a day.

But, depending on your level of dryness, sometimes reapplication is necessary, especially if dry weather conditions are affecting the skin, or if you’ll have to be in the sun for an extended time. A great top tip in this regard is to go portable. Grab your favourite moisturiser and keep it on hand all day for those dryness emergencies where a quick refresh would do the trick.

Reach for any of Dove’s moisturising products, for protection against dryness, that lasts.

It’s that easy to stay hydrated in a day. – A combination of what you put into your body and how you treat your skin from the outside can help your skin keep its radiant glow.

Learn more about our range of body lotions and moisturisers or get tips on how to choose body moisturisers for dry skin. This will help especially in cold weather, and get tips for moisturising your skin in winter.

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