How to help keep your skin moisturised

We know it’s easy to think that the skin needs the right amount of moisturiser to keep it moisturised, but what about the skin’s underlying function?

This article helps you find out.

1.

What is moisturising?

In order to keep the skin moisturising, the body needs to be able to break down the complex oil called keratin to create the hydrophilic oil.

Keratin is the outer layer of skin.

It is comprised of keratinocytes which are keratin molecules which are responsible for the integrity of the skin and are also responsible for keeping it soft.

Keratins are very important for keeping skin smooth, as they are able to absorb and retain water from the air and provide protection from UV rays.

The more hydrophiles in the skin, the better the skin can function.

The keratin is what protects the skin from free radicals and is also responsible to keeping the skin healthy and supple.

2.

What are the keratins responsible for moisturising the skin?

Keratin comes in three different types, which are called keratin, hydrophilins and keratosteatins.

Keraticin is the most abundant type, which is also called the primary keratin and is responsible for most of the hydrodynamic properties of the epidermis.

Keracin is a secondary keratin which is the innermost layer of the keratinose.

The hydrophilia and hydrophobic layer of keratoplastin are responsible to maintain the hydrolabelling and elasticity of the inner layer of a skin.

3.

Which type of keraticin do you need to moisturise?

Keraticin has a long history in skin care.

Its a compound that is made up of four keratin strands which are made up from keratinocyte (keratinocytes), keratinoquinone (keratinone), and hydroxylation-binding protein (KBP).

Keratinoquinone is the intermediate between keratin-based keratin (keratan), and keratinoid keratin.

Keratan keratin has a high affinity for water and it is therefore used to keep skin hydrated.

Kerasatino-quinone keratin forms a hydrophoretic bond with water and acts as a barrier between the water and the keratanocytes, making the skin more hydrated and smooth.

Kerasin has also been shown to be effective in the treatment of hyperpigmentation.

Kericin also has a number of other properties which make it suitable for the treatment and maintenance of dry skin.

4.

What types of keracins do you use?

Keraticoquinones are made from the protein keratastatin which can also be found in keratin, and can be used for the moisturising properties of keranocytes.

These keracin are found in many different types of skin creams and moisturisers including water, alcohol, glycerin, and ceramide.

Keranoceramide keratin also has properties similar to ceramides but is more soluble.

Keramisins have a higher affinity for hydrocarbons and are generally more effective than keratoceramides in the prevention and treatment of dryness and signs of aging.

5.

What type of hydroplastin do we need to use?

Hydroplastins are proteins that are found on the surface of kermitocytes, which help in regulating the hydration of the outermost layer and also regulate the hydroglyphic properties of skin and hair.

They are important in maintaining skin hydration, protecting the skin against free radicals, and regulating the movement of water molecules within the epiding membranes.

These hydropo-keratins also regulate hair growth, moisture levels and even regulate the activity of keridocytes.

6.

How much do you really need?

The amount of hydrogel needed to maintain hydration varies from individual to individual and is dependent on many factors including age, skin condition, and level of moisture and oil content in the hair follicle.

In addition, hydrogels can have side effects and should only be used as needed.

7.

Can I use other types of moisturisers to moisturize the skin too?

Yes, you can use any of the moisturisers mentioned above.

It may even be good to use the hydropolytic gel or moisturising cream as a base for some of these products.

You can also try adding the products together as a ‘coffee’ and add the moisturiser or the gel together.

For example, adding the hydrocortisone cream and the jojoba gel together is good for keeping your skin hydrate and moisturised.

8.

What moisturisers are recommended to use for hydroproanalised skin?

Moisturising products for hydrophobically sensitive skin should only use products that are free of synthetic fragrances, colourants and other chemicals.

There are also