Easy Tips to Keep Your Skin from Aging - Moisturize your skin. Especially in a dry climate like Colorado, moisturize twice a day and exfoliate. Be sure to use moisturizer that matches your skin type. Drink plenty of water. Again, with a dryer climate, it’s more important to stay hydrated, helping your skin keep it’s healthy glow. Eight glasses of water is recommended to keep skin supple and maintain its elasticity. Hydration also helps with overall health, digestion, circulation, absorption and even excretion. The lack of hydration will present itself by turning your skin dry, tight and flaky.