Caused by environmental, diet and lifestyle factors - as well as neglect, age or an impaired skin barrier - dehydration is a temporary condition that occurs when there is a lack of water in the skin. This can present as tightness, fine lines and, in some cases, lead to flaking or an overproduction of oil. You might also find that products absorb quickly, and your makeup disappears by lunch.
Struggling with sunburn? Here’s our expert advice to calm scorched skin.
Appearing within a few hours of being in the sun for too long, sunburn is an inflammatory reaction to UV exposure. It usually causes the skin to become red, sore, warm and tender, with the skin often beginning to peel and flake within a few days. If this sounds like you right now, this is what you need to do:
The cause of breakout-prone skin is varied and can be down to a number of reasons but first of all, let’s clear a few things up (no pun intended):
There is a difference between breakout-prone skin and acne.
Acne is a chronic skin condition.
'Breakout-prone skin' is skin that is consistently prone to breakouts every so often or on a consistent but sporadic basis.