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Is your skin dry or dehydrated?

Sam Murton

Posted on August 28 2018

THE INKEY LIST, Beauty translated, Dry, Dehydrated, Premium skin care, Keeping your skin hydrated is one of the most important factors for healthy looking skin. The appearance of dry skin can make the skin look dull, tired and less plump which can make fine lines and wrinkles appear more pronounced.

The reality is that many of us have dehydrated skin, which can be caused by a number of lifestyle factors as well as ageing. Even oily skin can feel dry. Dry skin is something that is considered a skin type and is caused by a lack of sebum (oil) in the skin.

Here’s a quick guide to the characteristics of each and the best products to treat them.


  • Skin feels tight and dry all year round
  • Skin is also dry on the body or scalp
  • Skin can be flaky
  • Skin can be itchy and irritated


  • Complexion appears dull
  • May have dry patches
  • Oily skin may feel dry
  • Fine lines appear more pronounced



Hyaluronic Acid

A powerful moisture-binding ingredient that works beneath the skin surface and that can hold up to 1000X its weight in water. It can make the skin appear plumper, smoother and reduce the appearance of fine lines.

Best for: Everyone! This is a hero hydrated skin



Full of rich, nourishing Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids, THE INKEY LIST Hemp oil moisturiser helps to leave skin energised, nourished and calmed.

Best for: Skin in need of a nourishment boost



Can help to prevent and heal dry skin and is ideal for the improvement of skin radiance and evenness of skin tone. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, it can also help with redness and irritation.

Best for: Visible signs of dryness and irritation and those with sensitive skin



A natural skin oil that helps to hydrate and prevent the loss of hydration

Best for: Everyone. Super hydrating, light and non-greasy it’s perfect for dry and oily skin types.


Rosehip Oil

Packed with essential fatty acids and skin beneficial vitamins, it helps to improve skin tone, texture and hydrates.

Best for: Dry and oily dehydrated skin. The rich fatty acids nourish and can smooth dry skin. However it also contain linoleic acid, which can help regulate oil production in those with oily skin.


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