These are often used interchangeably, but they are quite different.
Dry skin is a skin type like oily or combination skin. This is a result of lack of oils & lipids in the skin. It’s down to genetics but can be worsened by age, weather etc.
Characteristics of dry skin –
Prone to scaling/flakiness
Eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis prone
Best for dry skin –
A ultra lightweight, silky emulsion designed to help strengthen & restore the skin barrier function by managing inflammatory processes for instant soothing effect, preventing TEWL and improving skin firmness & elasticity.
Formulated with purified extract of centella asiatica composed of asiaticoside, asiatic acid and madecassic acid to help provide wound healing, refine skin texture, promote collagen synthesis stimulation & microcirculation activation.
Dehydrated skin is a skin condition (temporary state) and is caused by lack of water in the uppermost layer of the skin. Typically caused by damage to the skin barrier caused by external factors, such as extremely cold, dry weather conditions, diet, etc
This can happen to all skin types. You don’t have to have dry skin to have dehydrated skin. Oily and combination skin can also be dehydrated.
Characteristics of dehydrated skin –
Loss of firmness and elasticity
Best for dehydrated skin –
Formula 1|v.7 was developed for dehydrated, sensitive & irritated skin types. A lightweight silky serum formulated with a well-balanced complex of multi-molecular HA, HA stimulators, glyceryl glucoside, phospholipids, peptides & antioxidants for instant and long-term hydration.
Formula 10|v.5 is a water-weight prebiotic moisturiser to help protect skin’s microbiome and rebalance the diversity of skin’s microbiota for a better skin barrier function. Formulated with Inulin, a clinically proven natural prebiotic that feeds selective organisms of the microbiota to help improve short, and long-term hydration.