Moisturising your skin: why and how

Moisturising your skin: why and how

First of all, do not confuse dry skin (type of skin) with dehydrated skin (skin condition):

👉 Dry skin (due to lipid stress) is a fairly rare type of skin, which is characterized more by flaking, scaling, overall tightness, dullness.

👉 Dehydrated skin, on the other hand, is due to abnormal water loss (localized tightness, discomfort, redness, lack of suppleness, fine lines, rough skin).

The skin naturally loses water as it evaporates. Dehydration, on the other hand, occurs when the skin's barrier function is compromised. This is water stress. The latter is due to external aggressions such as temperature variations , UVs and pollution.

Why and how to moisturize your skin to protect and maintain it

Moisturizing your skin is therefore above all a matter of limiting its water loss.

It is necessary to protect it and help it to maintain this famous barrier. How can we do this? By providing it with a fatty substance, such as vegetable oil, which will make the epidermis more waterproof and also more supple. It will also be necessary to capture moisture on the surface of the skin thanks to agents known as "hydrating" like glycerin and polysaccharides (sugar chains).

Moisturizing your skin is also about choosing the right skin care product

Depending on your skin type, not all creams are suitable. For a skin with a tendency to be oily (over-production of sebum), a cream that is too rich may not penetrate completely, going so far as to block the pores of the skin. Imperfections may appear. On the other hand, a dry skin will have to benefit from a greater contribution in lipids (fatty substance) to rebalance it.


Our hydration selection by Nidéco :

🌟 Glowy hours: To boost your tired skin and make your complexion glow!

Borage seed oil, rich in fatty acids to support the skin's natural defenses and promote proper hydration, combined with brown seaweed extract and acerola, rich in anti-oxidants, to oxygenate, smooth and illuminate the complexion. A real boost for the skin, with a light shade and a fresh texture, for a guaranteed glow!


🏃🏻♀️ Fit & fabulous: For those in a hurry, sporty people, for an instant matte complexion touch-up and a perfect ally for the summer heat!

A care product specially designed for active and sporty people. It moisturizes and soothes the skin after a session or an effort, when it has lost a lot of water. Designed as a mist for quick use at any time of day (without touching the face), this treatment with alpine rose extract, witch hazel and silica is also great for those in a hurry who want to both moisturize and mattify without effort.


👊🏼 All I need, co-created with you, anti-pollution protective detox skincare for clean, healthy skin

For many months we have been collecting your confidences and requirements in order to co-create with you the daily facial care that is as simple as it is effective. Hydration + protection + anti-pollution is the winning combo to meet your expectations. Together we have developed it!

Remember also to alternate from time to time with a more specific care, depending on the condition of your skin (but always moisturizing!):

🌸Ohmy periods! : Specific care for the pre-menstrual period

Based on Glycerin, oligosaccharide and sunflower oil to guarantee the good hydration of the skin and its protection, associated with pre-biotics and peony to limit the imperfections during the premenstrual period. The whole in a light texture which will be appropriate to the greatest number.

And don't forget your BODY!


🍑Buttock time: moisturize your buttocks!

Never neglect your buttocks. Often due to a lack of hydration, small pimples and rougher skin can appear. To counter this, Fesse Time has been formulated with protective jojoba oil and moisturizing shea butter. The advantage? A texture that penetrates ultra quickly and ingredients like brown algae and acmella, for firmer, smoother skin. The bonus? Blackcurrant for a toning action.


 🏊🏼♀️ I'm not a mermaid: Repair dry skin damaged by chlorine and limescale

Tightness, dehydration, discomfort? our skin is weakened by repeated showers with water that is often very hard. This creamy gel, to be applied after the shower, will soothe tightness and possible burns, while rehydrating the skin for a total repair effect. It has a draining and toning effect that reactivates blood circulation and a quick penetration thanks to its non-sticky texture. It is finished the skin of crocodile!



  • Maintain the water content of your skin by using a daily moisturizing and protective care. Applying it will allow your skin to limit its water loss while protecting it from external aggressions (which damage the hydrolipidic film).
  • Exfoliate regularly: when the skin is very dry, for example on the legs, oils can have difficulty penetrating. By exfoliating, dead skin is eliminated and the skin is better able to receive moisturizing and nourishing treatments. Our face scrub, MIXED FEELING, : Its formula will allow to eliminate the dead cells by a mechanical action, but also to rebalance the skin and to nourish it thanks to camellia and hazelnut oils.
  • And to boost the effects of your daily moisturizer, you cancombine itwith a specific serum depending on your problem. More concentrated in active ingredients but more fluid, it is applied before the cream and provides a specific solution, without saturating the skin (so you can switch to your pref cream afterwards). (We don't have any yet at Nidé.co, don't hesitate to submit your project ;-) )
  • If you like simple routines, choose a moisturizer in the morning (specific to your skin type and problems) and an oil in the evening, for nutrition.
  • And of course, the thing we are told everywhere and all the time: drink water! For a well-hydrated skin, it is necessary before that to come from the interior. Drinking at least 1.5L of water per day allows our cells to regenerate. Cheers!




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