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5 Signs of a Damaged Skin Barrier and How To Fix It

Have you been experiencing these symptoms with your skin?

• Redness, Inflammation
• Peeling & Flaking
• Even gentle products burn the skin
• Reactive to heat and cold
• Acne, Bacterial and Fungal Infections

These are signs of a damaged skin barrier.

If your skin barrier gets impaired or damaged water will start to evaporate from the skin and you will experience the above symptoms.

What is the Skin Barrier?

Your skin barrier is the lipid matrix found in the outermost layer of your skin. It is your first layer of defense against bacteria, free radicals, UV exposure and environmental pollutants.

This is our moisture barrier and is mainly composed of ceramides, cholesterol, and essential fatty acids. These lipids work together to prevent water loss and to protect your skin from the environment.

What damages your skin barrier?

• Over exfoliating the skin
• Harsh products containing strong acids, sulfates, colors and fragrances
• Not hydrating your skin properly
• Omega fatty acids deficiency
• UV Exposure

How to fix it?

• Simplify your skincare routine
• Take a break from Exfoliation
• Use barrier repair serums like the PoreInfusion Oxygen Serum
• Use a moisturizer with ceramides and humectants like hyaluronic acids
• Wear a gentle physical non-irritating SPF on a daily basis like PoreInfusion Clear Shield SPF50
• Supplement with Omega fatty acids in your diet

Is your current skincare routine irritating your skin instead of healing it?

Let me help you customize a gentle daily skincare routine that will help heal your skin and protect your skin barrier. Click here to book a consultation.

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All content and information on this website is for informational and educational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. While we are licensed estheticians we are not physicians, nutritionists or registered dietitians. This is not a substitute for any professional advice. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. 

Results given in testimonials are from real customers who have used PoreInfusion products, however similar results are not guaranteed. Individual results may vary depending on skin type, sensitivity, age, and skincare history, as well as how the product is applied.

Envision Acne and Skin Care Center is not held liable or accepts any responsibility for any adverse reactions resulting directly or indirectly from the use of our products. 

Contact your medical professional immediately if you suspect you have a medical emergency.


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