Healing A Damaged Moisture Barrier
If you haven't already seen my video on healing a damaged moisture barrier, you should check it out here. It should help clear up what your moisture barrier is, and why it is important.
For a quick summary: your moisture barrier keeps the good stuff in and the bad stuff out. Having a damaged one, is no bueno. When your skin is damaged and your moisture barrier has become compromised, you can imagine the kind of trouble this can start for your skin. And it's no good news for your acne.
If you have a damaged moisture barrier, your skin is probably:
- overly dry, overly oily
- easily irritated