Skin Hydration

Between 55% and 78% of our body is made of water. We start at the higher end of the spectrum as babies and become less hydrated as we age. Water is even in our bones! They are 31% water.

It is essential to drink enough water every day to make sure our body can continue to function properly: from delivering nutrients to cells and keeping organs functioning properly to keeping joints lubricated and regulating body temperature.

Hydration also influences sleep quality, digestion, cognition, and even mood! We can become dehydrated if we don’t drink enough water or if we lose it too quickly, like when we sweat or when we vomit or get diarrhea.

Warning signs of dehydration in the entire body include weakness, low blood pressure, dizziness, confusion, dry mouth, flushed skin and dark-coloured urine.

What Can We Do to Improve Skin Hydration?

On top of nourishing the skin from within with water, there are also nutrients that contribute to skin health on a cellular level. This includes foods rich in certain vitamins, like vitamin C, E, and all the Bs, as well as amino acids.

Besides drinking (and eating!) your water, you can bring back hydration to your body through intravenous rehydration.

Our Boost IV drip was created for hydration, vitamin and mineral replenishment. The key components include vitamins A, B, C, D, E, potassium and electrolytes.

This is an upgraded and safer version to the currently available IV drips on the market. It can be used to treat various sources of dehydration, as well as burnout and fatigue.

It also offers an overall wellness enhancement, by helping with something as common as dehydration and mineral deficiencies in the body, which can lead to the malfunction of many of its processes.

We can also help our skin from the outside! By applying a good moisturizer, we improve our skin’s external barrier, which is the top layer of the epidermis, composed of 12 to 15 skin cells. It protects us from the outside, but also locks in nutrients and hydration.

Topical creams are great at bringing back to life dull, dry, flakey skin. Good quality products can replenish hydration on your skin and prevent moisture loss, improving its appearance.

Warning signs of dehydration of the sink include dry lips, dry eyes, dry skin patches, flushed skin, cool and blotchy feet and hands.