Being told to drink more water to help with your skin and reduce acne is nothing new.
In one study with 1,236 acne patients, 87% of participants report trying to drink more water in order to help manage their acne.
Does water help acne?
In this article, we will review the potential benefits of increased hydration on your skin, and evaluate if drinking more water should be part of your daily skincare routine. To start off, what do know about hydration and overall skin health:
Helps with healing and protects against damage
Reduced skin hydration can upset the skin integrity and make it more prone to issues.