Why is hydration important all year round?
Most of us have no problem staying focused on hydration during the summer. We’re active, hot, and sweaty — and nothing is quite as refreshing as glass of ice cold water. But when fall rolls around, with the drop in temperature that comes with it, most of us become less mindful of staying hydrated.
The autumn season can bring dry air and cooler weather. This shift in humidity means your routine should be extra hydrating — inside and out! Water helps to regulate body temperature, keep joints lubricated, prevent infections, deliver nutrients to cells, and keep organs functioning properly. Being well-hydrated also improves sleep quality, cognition, and mood… and so much more!
In addition to hydrating inside, it’s important to be aware of keeping your skin hydrated. The changing season is a great time to review your skincare routine. Below are some simple tips, and some of our favorite products for staying on top of your hydration goals.
Focus on hydration… inside and out
Drink plenty of water every day: It may seem obvious, but proper hydration starts from within! Make sure you’re drinking plenty of water throughout the day.
Alastin INhance Post-Injection Serum: This powerful serum improves the appearance of skin post-injection, and improves skin hydration and plumpness.
Lucrece B3 Hydration Serum: The B3 Hydration Serum takes hydration to another level, with high concentration and expertly balanced Sodium Hyaluronate, a skin-smoothing peptide, and Niacinamide (Vitamin B3).
ZO Sunscreen Primer SPF 30: Use a good SPF. Yes, even as the days get shorter, and we see the sun less often, it’s still very important to wear a good quality SPF every day. This option from ZO hydrates and doubles as a makeup primer for a smooth matte finish, diminishing skin imperfections.
EAT YOUR WATER
Focus on eating water-rich foods: Focus on eating foods high in water. Fruits are an excellent source of water and really come in handy during the fall when you don’t feel like drinking cold water. Not only are fruits great at keeping one hydrated due to the fact that most of them contain lots of water, they are a great source of nutrients. Try cucumbers, celery, zucchini, watermelon, cantelope, tomatoes, strawberries, and kiwi.