We understand the frustration. Dry and dehydrated skin pretty much look and feel the same. Does the difference even matter that much? Well, to put it bluntly, YES! Addressing the two correctly can truly change your skin.
The main difference is one is a skin type and the other is a skin condition. Dry skin is a skin type, something you’re generally born with (but this can change due to external factors ie: the environment, aging, and extreme weather conditions). Dehydrated skin is a skin condition that any skin type can have. In fact, most people don’t realize their skin is dehydrated! Another major difference is in what the skin lacks. Dry skin types lack oil and dehydrated skin lacks water.
Here's the breakdown:
We hope this helped you understand your skin a little bit more!
Thanks for reading and just keep glowing!