What is the difference between a hydrator and a moisturizer? – Lue by Jean Seo
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Yes, the difference between a hydrator and a moisturizer might be confusing; however, you need to understand it to have a spectacular skincare routine.

If you’re a fan of skincare and beauty, you might have heard two different concepts that might be confused sometimes: moisturizing and hydrating. You might think they’re the same thing, but they’re not. Here’s everything you need to know.

What is a hydrator?

A hydrator provides the skin with the water it needs. 

What is a moisturizer?

A moisturizing cream helps your skin to replenish its natural oils.

woman with moisturizer in face

What's the difference?

Both products will be used to treat different skin problems (or prevent them). Just think about this; dry skin does not produce enough natural oils to maintain its optimal level of moisture and needs to be supplied, while dehydrated skin loses water excessively, and that’s why it needs to be hydrated.

If you don’t know what product you need, don’t panic. Most skincare products nowadays have ingredients that will moisturize and hydrate your skin at the same time. However, you might need a special cream for dry or oily skin. You can also hydrate your skin naturally by having a balanced diet and drinking enough water throughout the day. Try to avoid consuming caffeine or smoking; both will dry your skin.

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Nourishes and protects skin for a natural sheen with hydrating squalene oil, calming jojoba oil, and repairing raspberry seed oil.

Apply the desired amount to your face while avoiding the eye area. Use morning and night. Don’t forget to shake before using!

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