Moisturizing your face: our 8 beauty tips

On a daily basis, the skin naturally loses water: around 600 ml are lost every day. This phenomenon, known as Insensible Water Loss (IWL), is not palpable, but its consequences are quickly felt if you don't keep your skin hydration to counterbalance it. Fine lines dehydration linesand a dull complexion are just some of the symptoms you can expect! In extreme cases and for the driest skins, roughness and flaking can occur.

Moisturizing the skin is essential in all circumstances: whatever your age, skin type, season or climate, a well well-moisturized skin is a prerequisite for a beautiful complexion, combating skin ageing and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. But how do you go about it? how to moisturize your face effectively? Here are 8 tips to help you become a moisturizing pro and keep your skin healthy!

How can I moisturize my face naturally?

1. Drink well to moisturize your face

The first gesture to moisturize your skin is also the most instinctive: drink sufficiently, between 1.5 and 2L of water a day. You can vary the pleasures by drinking different beverages: tea, herbal teas, detox water are all possibilities that will help you moisturize your epidermis from the inside out! Because the skin is one of the last organs to benefit from our water intake, it's a good idea to moisturize it externally, with face creams.

2. Choose natural active ingredients for your moisturizer

More respectful of the skin and the environment, The active ingredients natural products offer numerous benefits that no longer need to be proven! For example, vegetable oils such ascoconut oilsweet almond oil and jojoba oil are the ingredients of choice for nourishing and moisturize the skin skin.

At Polaar, we focus on natural active ingredients derived from Arctic landscapes, such asIceberg Water, the Boreal Algae or Nunatak Flowers. So many precious ingredients to pamper and enhance your skin in a natural way!

3. Protect your face to prevent dehydration

The face is highly exposed to external aggressions UV rays, wind, cold and air conditioning can damage the hydrolipidic film and accelerate water loss. Act beforehand by protecting it with appropriate care products: a suncare product with a good protection factor (ideally SPF50) every time you go out in the sun, a "doudou" cream when it's very cold... and you'll have every chance of keeping your skin looking its best. beautiful skin day after day!

How to moisturize your face?

4. Never skip cleansing and make-up removal

Pollution, dust, make-up: skin quickly becomes clogged and needs to be cleansed and make-up removal morning and evening. Balm, lotion, gel, cleansing foam: it's up to you to choose the texture that suits you best, the main thing being to have perfectly clean skin, which will better absorb the skincare product you apply next. Once or twice a week, treat your skin to a scrub to remove dead cells and reinforce the effectiveness of your cream.

5. Adapt your moisturizer to your skin type

Your moisturizing cream must also be able to deal with other problems. We have developed a range of cosmetics to help all skin types. A moisturizer for oily skin must replenish the epidermis with water without weighing it down, and mattify the face. The combination to oily skinoften prone to imperfections and shine, will be delighted with Moisturizing Gel Ice Source. This skin care product refreshes, moisturizes and matifies durably, thanks to the presence of absorbent powders. Its light texture penetrates quickly without leaving the skin greasy. It intensely moisturizes the face while restoring radiance and suppleness!

Normal to dry skin will find softness, suppleness and comfort with Au Sources des Glaciers Moisturizing Creamwith its creamy texture and fresh fragrance, which moisturizes both on the surface and deep down for 24 hours. The secret? The combination of Iceberg Water, Thalassiossira Antartica and Hyaluronic Acid.Want to moisturize your skin while reviving its radiance? The apricot cream texture of Smoothing Cream Northern Light will be your glow trump card! As for our Face and Sensitive Areas Cream The Genuine Lapland Cream, it nourishes and repairs dry skin in a single step. It's also perfect for moisturizing after sunburn.

6. Apply a moisturizing mask regularly

Does your skin need a little boost of moisture? Apply a mask to replenish your skin's moisture content. Why not try our Super Hydrating Mask Ice Source ? With Hyaluronic Acid, Iceberg Water and Sea Algae, it quenches the thirst of thirsty skin, which will thank you! If you want to capitalize on your night to regenerate your skin, Polar Night De-Stressing Mask is made for you! This treatment, formulated withBoreal Algae, plumps skin thanks to Hyaluronic Acid combined with Silicium, deeply moisturizes, restores radiance and has an anti-aging effect. In the morning, your face is fresh and radiant.

7. Use specific creams for sensitive areas

The eye contour is a particularly sensitive area of the face. It is very thin, lacks sebaceous glands and is subjected to thousands of blinks every day, requiring special care: 

  • Le Youth eye contour Eternal Snow moisturizes the skin in depth: it's a great option for protecting your eyes from aging and regenerating the sensitive skin around the eyes. It smoothes fine lines and wrinkles, while smoothing and decongesting the extremely fine skin in this area of the face.

  • Icy Magic Instant Anti-Fatigue Eye Roll-On, with its invigorating Siberian Ginseng and drainage-enhancing ice ball, leaves eyes fresh and rested in a single gesture. No more puffiness, dark circles or tired eyes when you wake up!

8. Differentiate your day and night routine

The skin's needs differ between morning and evening, which is why your beauty routine should be thought of in two stages, with a day cream and a night cream. In fact, it's while you sleep that the skin's regeneration mechanisms are triggered and toxins are eliminated. Support cell renewal with Polaar Nightcare products, which boost your skin while you sleep. When you wake up, your complexion is fresh, revitalized and luminous!