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Aesthetic treatment options to enhance skin hydration

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Keeping your skin well hydrated can have a significant impact on the health of your skin, as well as your appearance. There are a range of environmental factors that can contribute to dry skin and decreased hydration, including sun exposure and warm weather, which is likely to increase with the approach of summer. So what are the effective aesthetic treatment options to enhance skin hydration this summer? And why is skin hydration so important?

What is the importance of skin hydration?

Keeping your skin hydrated is important for a number of different reasons including:

Maintaining youthful looking skin- Skin hydration plays a crucial role in maintaining healthy and youthful looking skin. This is because good levels of hydration help to support the barrier function of the skin, which helps to prevent and reduce skin irritation, dryness, and other conditions like eczema and psoriasis. In addition, skin that is hydrated is more elastic, which helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. 

Improving skin health- Skin needs to stay hydrated to stay healthy. Hydrated skin can enjoy faster healing, protection against external pollutants, and an even texture and tone. In addition, keeping your skin hydrated can even improve the effectiveness of other skincare products, as well-moisturised skin allows for the improved absorption of active ingredients. 

What are the effective aesthetic treatment options to enhance skin hydration?

When it comes to maintaining well hydrated skin, there are a number of different aesthetic treatments to consider. These take a different approach to hydrating the skin but can all be very effective, and they include: 

Hyaluronic Acid fillers- dermal fillers that use hyaluronic acid can be a fantastic way to hydrate the skin, while also replacing lost volume. Hyaluronic acid is actually a naturally occuring substance that is found in the skin, and it has the ability to hold up to 1,000 times its weight in water. As such, when injected into the skin these fillers can provide instant hydration in localised areas, improving skin volume and skin health. 

Microneedling and serums- microneedling is also known as collagen induction therapy as this treatment process involves using small needles to create tiny punctures in the skin, stimulating the body’s production of collagen. However, when combined with a hydrating serum, this can be a fantastic way to hydrate the skin. This is because the microneedling process creates tiny channels, allowing for deeper penetration of the serum, improving its effectiveness.

Mesotherapy- another popular and effective option for hydrating the skin is mesotherapy. This is a treatment option that involves injecting a range of vitamins and minerals, as well as hydrating substances like hyaluronic acid, into the middle layer of skin. This can help to rejuvenate the skin from within, providing deep hydration and nourishment. With this treatment option, skin hydration will be delivered to exactly where it needs to be for healthier skin and good quality outcomes.

Topical hydration treatments- finally, you shouldn’t overlook the effective and important role that topical treatments can play.  Serums and moisturisers containing hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and ceramides are an outstanding option for maintaining skin hydration. These can be applied on a daily basis to improve your skin health and hydration in the long term.

For more information, tailored advice, or for professional aesthetic treatments that you can trust, we are the professional aesthetic practitioners for you, here at The Skin and Wellbeing Clinic. Why not get in touch today to find out how we can help?

The Skin and Wellbeing Clinic is proud to provide professional aesthetics treatments for clients in Preston, Blackpool, Leyland, Chorley, Kirkham, Blackburn and the North West of England. Our key treatments and services include Anti Wrinkle Injections, Dermal Fillers, Laser Hair Removal, Acne Treatments, Injectable Polynucleotides, and much more.