Eating These 5 Foods Can Really Dehydrate Your Skin

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Dehydrated skin can feel dry and itchy, and look lacklustre. And when your skin lacks moisture, fine lines can develop or become more evident, and can make you look older and more worn out than you really are. And many times, it’s due to the foods we eat that cause our skin to lose water and elasticity, so dealing with parched skin can be as simple as making some small changes to your diet.

Here are five types of food that are very dehydrating, and how you can work around them without giving them up entirely:


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