Signs that your skin barrier is damaged + how to cope
The last tip is often forgotten, but incredibly important. To protect your skin barrier from the inside, take a two-pronged approach: drink plenty of water and take skin moisturizing supplements.
You see, your skin barrier can be damaged simply from dryness, and not just from a lack of topical moisturizers. What’s more, the skin’s natural moisturizers, such as collagen, hyaluronic acid, and ceramides, decrease with age, so dryness often accompanies aging skin.
One way to support the skin’s internal hydration is to replenish hyaluronic acid, collagen, or ceramides with food. That’s why: