Effective Ways To Hydrate and Moisturize Your Skin

Hydration is essential for all aspects of life, including skin care. However, dealing with rough and dry skin is a pain. Luckily, you can read these effective ways to hydrate and moisturize your skin for helpful advice. Your skin will thank you!

Avoid Over-Cleansing

Over-cleansing your skin will strip you of natural oils, microbiomes, and moisturizing barrier agents. This means you will experience dry or patchy skin. Luckily, you can avoid this by cleansing your skin twice a day (morning and night). However, if you engage in sweat-intensive activities, it’s fine to cleanse your body afterward. Make sure to apply a light moisturizer after bathing to replace the lost hydration.

Consider Warm Showers and Baths

From a general perspective, taking hot showers and baths would seem like they help dehydrated skin (after all, you are soaking in water). However, this isn’t the case. Hot water encourages moisture to flow from your skin and evaporate while bathing, thus dehydrating your skin. Fortunately, warm showers and baths (or even cool ones) are better than hot ones because they prevent too much moisture from leaving your body.

Leave Your Skin Damp After Cleansing

After bathing, don’t completely dry your skin. Instead, pat dry so that your skin remains slightly damp. As you apply your moisturizer, the leftover water and product will absorb into your skin. It also helps your body feel soft after cleansing!

Incorporate Oils and Creams Into Your Routine

Natural oils and hydrating creams will add moisture to your skin. That’s why it’s important to incorporate them into your daily routine! You can even add oils that serve specific functions. For example, a body massage ritual oil creates the ultimate high-frequency self-massage experience (or alternatively with a partner) as you set intentions around a specific issue. Use a soft touch, intentional love and full acceptance of where you are in the present moment, in the here and now. If doing self-massage, stay aware of your unique sensations, what/where feels the best for your unique body and brings you the greatest relief. Then spend more time on those areas regularly! With a partner, tune-in to their body language, reactions, vibrations or feedback to achieve the best results.

Or a cuticle oil benefit is that it heals damaged cuticles and skin. The oil promotes cellular regeneration while moisturizing nails and the skin around them.


Find Hydrating Skin-Care Ingredients


Finding hydrating skin-care ingredients is an effective way to hydrate and moisturize your skin because it ensures skin nourishment. At Artisan Farmacy we prioritize all-natural, toxin-free and plant-based ingredients. No man-made chemicals here! Safe for sensitive skin with all-natural and aromatherapeutic ingredients (and infused with love!) to pamper and protect your divine skin. 


Some natural ingredients to seek are:


Goat Milk soaps are very rich, moisturizing and gently cleansing thanks to the buttery fats and vitamins A and B12. The acid content helps to remove dead skin, allowing the moisturizers to penetrate deeper into the new cells. The mineral Selenium nourishes the skin and helps to keep skin healthier. They can be used on your face and body daily and have been known to improve most skin conditions. 

Shea Butter provides moisture and nourishes the skin. 

Avocado Butter & Avocado Oil are healing and moisturizing. They contain protein amino acids, and vitamins A, D, and E, and are particularly good for sensitive skin.

Olive Oil acts as a humectant. They attract moisture to your skin and actually helps keep it there - which is why you’ll find your skin remaining soft and supple long after you’ve left the shower or tub.

Coconut Oil gives you the hard soap bar and rich fluffy lather that makes your bath time extra special and luxurious. 

Lemon Essential Oil may clarify your skin with antioxidants and vitamin C, gently exfoliating dead skin cells. In various studies, it has also been shown to help energize and fight exhaustion, help with depression, clear your skin, kill harmful bacteria, and reduce inflammation. Learn more.

Sage Essential Oil has been linked to stress reduction, calming effects and boosting the immune system. In skincare, it is specifically known to potentially aid in eliminating toxins, diminishing the appearance of blemishes, and relieving skin irritation. Learn more.

Ginger Essential Oil has been used for thousands of years in ancient wellness traditions and now is making its way into modern medicine practices as well. It has been shown to contain high antioxidant activity which may be beneficial in reducing wrinkles, roughness and redness. Its anti-inflammatory properties may help to relieve joint pain such as arthritis. Learn more.

Rosemary Essential Oil nutrients may help protect skin cells from damage often caused by the sun and free radicals. Since rosemary has natural antiseptic properties, it's a superior disinfectant for our skin and hair (see more). Useful for stimulating the immune system, increasing circulation, and regulating digestion. Learn more.

Mint Essential Oil has a cooling effect that can soothe irritation and inflammation related to acne and other skin conditions. The use of mint plants for medicinal purposes is recorded all the way back to the times of Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome for numerous remedies, including as a topical application for relief from itching and irritation, muscle pain, and even headaches. Learn more.

Tea Tree Essential Oil is known to treat acne, inflammation and skin issues in all ages. It can help soothe dry skin and eczema by reducing itching and irritation -- and yet its antiseptic properties can help reduce oily skin, making it incredibly versatile and beneficial for all skin types. Learn more.

Lemongrass Essential Oil contains natural antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal properties, which may help to remove impurities, detoxify the skin and leave it feeling oh so fresh and so clean. Lemongrass is also a known mosquito repellent, giving this bar extra bonus points in the summertime. Learn more.


You can find all these ingredients in our Goat Milk Goddess Soaps. Raise your frequency a little bit higher every time you take a bath or shower with these plant-packed goat milk soaps. From the creamy lather experience while cleansing to leaving your skin feeling soft and smelling divine, you won’t be disappointed!   


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*This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Artisan Farmacy Inc. products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. This product is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. Artisan Farmacy Inc. and its affiliates are not responsible or liable for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or products that you obtain through this platform.


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