Skin SOS: How Often Should You Moisturise Your Skin

Skin SOS: How Often Should You Moisturise Your Skin

In the quest for radiant, healthy and glowing skin, the importance of moisture cannot be overstated. Our skin faces numerous challenges daily, from environmental stressors to the natural ageing process. It's no wonder that achieving the perfect balance of moisture can feel like a never-ending battle. However, with the right skincare routine and the magic of Wild Rising Skincare, you can unlock the secret to perfectly moisturised skin.

One common question we often hear is, "How many times should I moisturise my skin?" The answer isn't as simple as a one-size-fits-all narrative. It depends on various factors, including your skin type, the climate you live in, and your individual skincare needs. Let's dive into the intricacies of when and how to moisturise effectively to attain that enviable, dewy complexion.

Note: When we talk about moisturisers, we are specifically talking about our natural face oils and serums. The Wild Rising Skincare range has three hyper-targeted face oils that deliver optimal results. We published an earlier blog: Unveiling the Superiority of Face Oils: Why Cream Moisturisers Fall Short, which gives you a little more insight into the powers of oils over traditional creams.


The Basics of Moisturising

Before we discuss how many times you should moisturise, let's understand why it's so important. Moisturisers help to:

1. Hydrate Your Skin

Moisturisers lock in water, preventing dehydration, and maintaining the skin's moisture balance.

2. Strengthen the Skin Barrier

They act as a protective shield, helping your skin fend off environmental aggressors.

3. Improve Skin Texture

 Regular moisturising can make your skin feel smoother and look more radiant.


Morning Moisturising

A hydrating moisturiser should be an integral part of your morning skincare routine. This moisturiser will create a protective barrier and lock in the moisture, keeping your skin hydrated throughout the day. Apply it after cleansing your face.

Throughout the Day: When Needed

Your skin will signal when it's time for more moisturising. If you feel dryness, tightness, or notice flakiness during the day, it's perfectly fine to apply moisturiser as needed. Just a small amount can revive your skin's hydration.

Night-time Nourishment

Night-time is when your skin regenerates and repairs itself. A richer, more hydrating moisturiser can work wonders while you sleep. Apply it before bedtime, after cleansing, allowing it to work its magic overnight.

The Wild Rising Difference: Customised to Your Needs

The frequency of moisturising can vary depending on your skin type and individual needs. We offer a range of different natural and organic face oils tailored to different skin types, so you can choose the one that suits you best. Whether you have dry, sensitive, oily, or combination skin, our natural skincare products have been thoughtfully designed to provide the right level of hydration without feeling heavy or greasy.

Dry Skin

Dry skin is characterised by its rough, sandpaper like texture, has a tendency to feel tight, and the potential for fine lines and wrinkles to become more prominent. This skin type struggles to maintain a moisture balance due to its naturally low lipid levels. Dry skin types should opt for a rich and nourishing oil to deeply hydrate and replenish the skin's moisture barrier.

We recommend Super Seed: Deep Moisture Hemp Face Oil or Radiance: Regenerative Rosehip and Chia Face Oil


Oily Skin

Oily skin tends to produce excess sebum (oil), often appearing shiny, particularly in the T-zone (forehead and nose). This skin type is more prone to breakouts and acne, and requires a lightweight moisturiser that won't clog pores.

We recommend Super Seed: Deep Moisture Hemp Face Oil 


Combination Skin

Combination skin is a blend of dry, oily, and normal skin - it's probably the most common skin type. You may experience oiliness in certain spots, dryness in others, and some areas of your skin will be considered "regular". To cater to combination skin's complicated needs, opt for lightweight products that provide adequate hydration, without feeling too heavy on oily areas.

We recommend Moonlight: Blueberry Smoothing Serum and Super Seed: Deep Moisture Hemp Face Oil 

Founder, Danielles go-to daily moisturiser is a mixture of both face oils.


Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin is prone to inflammation, a concern that can affect any skin type but is most commonly associated with sensitive skin itself. Dry skin, in particular, can be more susceptible to inflammation due to micro-cracks that can develop. To soothe signs of inflammation and minimise irritation in dry, sensitive skin, opt for products specially formulated for sensitive skin, without synthetic fragrances.

We recommend our fragrance-free Super Seed: Deep Moisture Hemp Face Oil  - a face oil specifically formulated for sensitive skin.


Special Considerations

  • Skin Type: Different skin types may require different approaches. If you have dry skin, you may need to moisturise more frequently. Oily skin types might find a lighter moisturiser sufficient.

  • Period: During our period there's a hormonal shift which can greatly impact our skin. You may find you need more, or less moisture. An earlier blog:  How Your Period Affects the Skin, is a good place to start if you want to learn what else you can do to assist your skin.

  • Climate: Where you live can also impact your moisturising routine. In drier, colder climates, your skin might need more frequent moisturising.

  • Activities: If you're swimming, exercising, or exposed to harsh elements, your skin might need extra moisture.

  • Seasonal Changes: You might need to adjust your moisturising routine with the changing seasons. Winter often requires more hydration.


Summing It Up

The question of how often you should moisturise is as unique as your skin. With Wild Rising Skincare, you have the perfect ally in your quest for radiant skin. By moisturising in the morning and evening, you're already on the right track. But remember, your skin's needs may evolve, so it's essential to listen to it and adjust your routine as necessary.

Wild Rising's commitment to natural, eco-conscious products make us a brand you can trust on your skincare journey. So, why not embark on this journey to healthier, more radiant skin? With the right moisturising routine, a touch of nature's magic, and the gentle care of Wild Rising Skincare, you're on your way to unlocking your skin's full potential. It's time to rise and shine, beautifully.

View all our natural moisturisers here.

Still a little unsure on which moisturiser you think your skin needs, why not try our single trial-size miniatures or face oil miniature set.




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