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Hydrating and moisturizing for natural, healthier skin.

Hydrating and moisturizing for natural, healthier skin.

Why it’s important to keep your skin moisturized.

Step on up to the hydration station, where we’re diving beneath the surface to take a look at just what you need to keep your skin feeling and looking its absolute best. 💃

Prioritize deep moisture for more youthful looking skin.

🙋‍♀️ Raise your hand if you’ve ever thought:

“My skin is so dry and nothing works! Even when I moisturize.”

Girl, same. At least before we started making changes.

Without moisture, your skin can look damaged and aged. With the right amount and right kind of moisture, your skin keeps its elasticity, giving you more youthful looking skin and a healthier glow.

That’s why it’s *so* important to keep your skin moisturized with the right kind of moisturizer for your skin. The RIGHT kind of moisture is key here.

If it’s not working 👉 the type of moisturizer you use could be to blame. 🔎 Do a quick ingredient check: Does your moisturizer have alcohol listed in its ingredients?

Alcohol is the quick fix with long-term pain.

Alcohol is in nearly every kind of skincare product. It sneaks its way into your products by using other names in conjunction with alcohol sometimes even though there’s an “alcohol-free” label on the bottle (don’t get us started on misleading labels).

  • Cetyl alcohol
  • Stearyl alcohol
  • Cetearyl alcohol
  • Lanolin alcohol

These ingredients (unbeknownst to you) push their way right into your skincare routine… And that’s not a good thing.

Alcohol is used to help products penetrate the skin so that the product can be effective. Okay, that doesn’t sound so bad. It’s good in theory.

The truth is that while alcohol may help things like good moisture penetrate the skin faster → it also accelerates signs of aging. 🤨

When you use products with alcohol in the long term, all you’re doing is consistently breaking down your skin’s natural barrier. That’s actually how the product is penetrating your skin!

That damage is why you may think you found your dream moisturizer—it feels so good—but after the 2nd or 3rd bottle, it’s no longer working for you.

👉 TLDR: Alcohol is a quick fix solution backed by Big Beauty that is actually damaging your skin when used consistently over time. 

Moisture is key to keeping your skin healthy.

But only the right amount (and right type) of moisture.

Irritated skin, or skin that has a damaged natural barrier (often because of alcohol), will have a hard time holding moisture. So keeping your skin hydrated will help you build up that barrier and keep your skin feeling fresh and flawless.

But keeping your skin hydrated isn’t always easy: Other things can damage your natural barrier, too. 

  • Toxic ingredients
  • Sun exposure
  • Smoking
  • Lack of sleep
  • Stress

And more. Those colder months or dryer parts of the country? ❄️ They’re going to take their toll, too.

That’s why you need skincare products that soothe and heal as well as moisturize. When you moisturize your skin the right way—with the right kind of product for your skin, free of harmful chemicals—you’re helping to heal your natural barrier.

✨ Be intentional about which products you choose.

You need skincare products that promote your skin’s natural barrier, so your skin will naturally stay hydrated better. That means slowing down the breakdown of collagen, skipping the alcohol, and repairing damaged skin cells.

Healthy Hydration

The importance of skin hydration—from the inside. 

✨ Drink up, baby. Water, water, and more water, that is.

There’s a difference between hydration and moisturizing. Hydration goes beyond your skin—it actually starts internally.

You may have heard that staying hydrated is important, but did you know that it’s just as important as your other skin healthy habits?

That’s right! Hydration isn’t just skin deep—it has to start from the inside out. Plus, we love staying hydrated because it goes hand in hand with staying on top of our other favorite healthy habits. Looking at your water intake—the amount and the quality—is the number 1 place to start if you want to focus on better nutrition.

So go ahead—get yourself a new (emotional support) water bottle and set a goal to make sure you’re drinking plenty of water and staying ultra hydrated.💧

A bottle will keep you mindful of staying hydrated. But, remember, not all water is created the same. Hydration is really another way of saying your minerals are in balance. If you drink a bunch of distilled water, for example, you would actually be DE-hydrating yourself. CRAZY, right?  So make sure you getting those good minerals in your water. Where you can you find them?

  • Celtic Sea Salt
  • Fresh Fruits
  • Shilajit
  • Fulvic minerals
  • Quinton Seawater
  • LMNT Electrolytes

These are just a few places to find good minerals for hydration. 

Your skin will thank you!

How to treat dry skin on your face and legs. 

Faces, hands, and legs get the worst of skin damage, because they’re often the most exposed. And that makes them extra vulnerable when it comes to dryness. All the more reason to keep them ultra moisturized!

To treat dry skin on your face and legs, it’s important to do a mental inventory. Ask yourself: what could be causing my dry skin? Perhaps you’re frequently stressed, or using a product that’s actually harming your skin.

If so, see what you can do to mitigate whatever could be causing your skin dryness, and then focus on moisturizing the right way—with products that won’t make the situation worse in the long run.

Here at CSM, we never sneak alcohol or other damaging ingredients into our skin products. 

✨️ Rose Aloe Witch Facial Toner

Clear out unwanted toxins and restore your skin so you can achieve the perfect balance of moisture in your skin.

✨️ Collagen Face Mask - Gold 

Your face goes through a lot. Give it the collagen boost it needs, and feel the luxurious results with plumper, healthier feeling skin.

✨️ Reduce Revitalizing Herbal Leg Treatment

Your legs need good moisture. And that starts with treating them with the antioxidants and anti-inflammatory ingredients they need.

✨️ Rich Organic Face Cream

You want moisture, and we’re here to give it to you. Deeply moisturizing (but minus the alcohol), this organic ceramide face cream is the moisturizer your skin craves.

👉 Check out our products to give your skin a major upgrade. Let’s heal the skin’s natural barrier, not damage it more just to “feel” good for short periods.

Armed with products you can trust, and the right information, you can get your glow on—the natural way.  💛

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