Tips for dull and dry skin

Top 5 Beauty Tips for Dull & Dry Skin

Have you ever looked at someone and felt how they had an amazing skin glow? But there’s nothing wrong with it; everybody wants perfect glowing skin. Determining and meeting the skin’s essential needs with a proper skincare routine is important for your skin’s health. Continue reading the tips and tricks to start your journey to healthy glowing skin. 

What are the reasons for dull or dry skin?

As you become old, your skin’s capability to renew surface cells falls, making it challenging for your skin to shed dead skin cells from the cover. Therefore, the dead skin cells build up on your skin, covering up your skin’s radiant glow. It is a dingy layer that adds an uneven surface to your skin and stops your skin from reflecting light uniformly, therefore making your skin seem dull and grey.

Dehydration is another common cause of dull skin, and it will start showing on your skin if you aren’t drinking sufficient water. When your skin is dry, it decreases the thickness of your skin, which drives your skin to look sallow and tired. Other factors that lead to dull skin are stress, lack of sleep, smoking, prolonged exposure to the sun without SPF, and an inadequate diet lacking essential skin-loving antioxidants and vitamins.

Here's some tips that you shouldn’t miss out on

1. Cleansing:

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The first step towards gorgeous skin is to use a good cleanser or face wash that matches your skin type. Choose a creamy cleanser like ALNA Mulberry Apple Face Wash that purifies and refreshes your skin. Washing the face often can have reversed effects as it can stop the skin’s natural oil production. Warm water helps loosen clogged pores and dirt. But remember to splash with cold water again. Moreover, opt for steam if you like a hot water shower.

2. Exfoliating

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Exfoliating is the next step that most people usually skip. But, once you start practising this step, you will surely be amazed by the difference. Removing the dead skin cells makes a face look dull, and Exfoliating helps remove the dead skin cells and other dirt that can cause acne. You can use ALNA activated charcoal face wash, which is usually suitable for all skin types. It will exfoliate, cleanse your pores and reveal your skin’s natural radiance.

3. Toning

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Many people use a toner after cleansing and exfoliating the face. But, some feel that toners are an unnecessary addition to their skincare routine. Whatever people may say, it is extremely beneficial for people with oily skin as it not only removes the residue but also restores the skin’s natural pH level. Moreover, toner closes the pores to protect your skin from being exposed to pollutants. You can try ALNA cucumber toner to revive, refresh, and rejuvenate the skin.

4. Moisturising


The basic law of beauty is to moisturise the skin daily. Go for a good moisturiser, or you can opt for ALNA Tecotop Moisturiser that suits your skin type. Moisturising is vital for all skin types to keep the skin soft and supple with a natural glow. But, over-moisturizing can clog the skin pores, so be careful and use it according to your skin’s needs. Moreover, you can use it before makeup as it will easily absorb into your skin and give you a shiny glow. 

5. Sunscreen


The last step in a skincare routine is the most ignored step by most. With the ozone layer exhausting, applying a good quality sunscreen lotion with at least SPF 30 protects the skin from sun damage, sunburn, wrinkles, or photo-ageing. It is also helpful for health as it protects you from skin cancer. Sunscreen lotion is also important even while inside the house during the daytime. You can try ALNA sunscreen lotion, as it safeguards your skin from harmful UV rays and gives your skin a natural glow.

When stepping out of the home, apply the lotion for at least 15 minutes before you head on to direct sunlight. It will protect your skin from tan and harmful rays.

Frequently Asked Questions


1. What is the best moisturiser for dry skin?

The best moisturiser for dry skin care is infused with ingredients like Vitamin E, shea butter, etc., that hydrate without clogging your pores. During winter, opt for a creamy lotion that treats dull, dry skin and keeps flaky skin at bay.

2. How can I include face oils in my beauty routine for dry skin?

Face oils are undoubtedly good for dry skin but not for all skin types. However, you can apply a moisturiser that will contain almonds and honey. Don’t apply moisturiser directly over the oil; it can’t stab through the oil barrier. You can also mix four to five drops of oil in your moisturiser and apply it on both your face and neck. It will act as a defensive barrier and prevent your skin from dryness.

3. What makes dry skin glow?

If you have dry skin, avoid using hot water, as it can zap away the moisture from your skin. You can use serums containing hyaluronic, ferulic, and Vitamin C.” It will help hydrate and brighten your skin all at once.

4. Does dry skin occur only on the face? What are the causes of dry skin?

There are several causes of dry skin. While genetics certainly determine your skin type, other factors like pollution, dust, humidity, harsh soaps, and hot showers are at play. Sometimes rash weather changes or cooler temperatures can wreak havoc on your skin. 

5. What brightens dull skin?

Vitamin C. It is the ultimate skin-brightening ingredient used by most dermatologists and beauty editors. It’s an antioxidant that targets fine lines, uneven skin tone, and, most notably, dullness.


Following these simple beauty tips, you can transform dry and dull skin into a healthy and radiant complexion. Ensure you drink enough water and eat a healthy, balanced diet to nurture your skin from the inside and out. You can check out our website for more products that will help you to get rid of dull and dry skin. 

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