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Does staying hydrated affect your skin?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
In brief: No.
There are many good reasons to stay hydrated, but your skin is not one of them. Humans aren’t like plants; our skin doesn’t perk up when we consume water. To avoid dry skin, avoid low humidity, harsh winds, dry heat, high altitude, sun, alcohol, long baths, and harsh soaps that wash off your natural protective skin oils.

In brief: No.
There are many good reasons to stay hydrated, but your skin is not one of them. Humans aren’t like plants; our skin doesn’t perk up when we consume water. To avoid dry skin, avoid low humidity, harsh winds, dry heat, high altitude, sun, alcohol, long baths, and harsh soaps that wash off your natural protective skin oils.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
In brief: Yes
Drinking lots of water and staying hydrated helps maintain healthier skin.

In brief: Yes
Drinking lots of water and staying hydrated helps maintain healthier skin.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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