Nothing is worse than dry, irritated skin. Luckily, there’s a multitude of ways to combat parched skin and we’ve got three tried-and-true tips that will keep your skin hydrated.

From downing that H2O to slathering on sunscreen, try implementing these three tips into your daily routine for nourished and hydrated skin (all the items are available in the FabFitFun Summer Box)! Trust us, results guaranteed.

1. Drink more water. We all know that drinking tons of H2O is the first step to staying hydrated. And for those who are battling skin troubles, adequate water intake is essential for supple and youthful looking skin. Opt for a reusable water bottle like the bkr Little (500 mL) to stay hydrated. Not only is it free of harmful BPAs and phthalates, the endless options in colors and patterns will make you want to carry it everywhere you go!

2. Stay away from alcohol. Yes, you may have to cut back on the happy hour drinks. Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol is bound to create skin issues. Since alcohol is a diuretic, it prevents your body from absorbing proper amounts of water by continuously extracting liquid from the kidneys and urine resulting in dehydration and dry skin. Additionally, topical products with alcohol aren’t recommended. Many skin care products use alcohol-based ingredients like isopropyl alcohol, which erode the surface of your skin and prevent your skin’s ability to renew and replenish skin cells. It’s also good to understand that since alcohol’s molecular weight is low, it evaporates quickly, taking water sources with it.

3. Don’t forget the SPF. Skipping SPF is never a good idea. Not only does a good SPF protect against harmful UV rays and prevent premature aging, but it also keeps your skin sufficiently hydrated. The Eau Thermale Avène Ultra-Light Hydrating Sunscreen Lotion has a whopping SPF of 50+ and provides 24-hour hydration for those who have dry skin. The lotion applies on the face like a dream as it’s not thick and sticky like most traditional SPFs on the market. A definite must-have for the summer months!

xx, The FabFitFun Team

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