Wednesday, September 9, 2009

SKIN CARE SECRETS


http://www.ayushveda.com/magazine/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/combination-skin.jpg


Our skin guards and protects every surface of our body. It does not take too much of trouble to take care of skin with the help of a few skin care secrets that we can follow every day!

A clear, healthy and soft skin is also one of our most important beauty assets. Remember, beauty is skin deep and therefore maintaining the health of your skin and taking care of it is vitally important. Here are a few important skin care secrets to enable you flaunt a gorgeous skin!

Though generally skin care secrets will vary for each type of skin, there are some skin care secrets which are common for every complexion. So read on for some easy-to-follow skin care tips.

The most common types of skin are dry skin, oily skin, combination skin, normal skin and sensitive skin. It is important for you to know your skin type to follow specific skin care secrets for its care.

The chapter will be divided as follow :

1. Know Your Skin Type
2. Skin Care Secrets for Dry Skin
3. Skin Care Secrets for Oily Skin
4. Skin Care Secrets for Combination Skin
5. Skin Care Secrets for Normal Skin
6. Skin Care Secrets for Sensitive Skin
7. Daily Skin Care Secrets

http://www.nutrinews.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/7-hidden-secrets-of-vitamin-c-skin-care_1.jpg
SKIN CARE SECRETS


1. Know Your Skin Type
• If your skin feels tight and sometimes also itchy then you probably have a dry skin Dry skin at its worst, can also be flaky and wrinkled.

• If your skin feels oily to the touch and is prone to blackheads, acnes and pimples then chances are you have an oily skin

• Combination skin is, as the name suggests a blend of oily skin and dry skin Normally, the T-zone, namely the forehead, nose and chin are oily while the rest of the face is dry.

•Normal skin is rare to find. It is the perfect skin and everybody's dream. It has a fine texture without any open pores

•If your skin is prone toredness and allergies and is sensitive to external factors then you have a sensitive skin

SKIN CARE SECRETS



2. Skin Care Secrets for Dry Skin

• Avoid contact with detergents as far as possible.

• Do not use soaps to clean your skin.

• Use a cleansing cream or milk to clean your face.

• Do not rub your skin rigorously. Be gentle on your skin especially on areas like your lips and eyes.

• Splash water on your face, whenever you get the opportunity.

• Use oil based lotions to nourish your skin.

• Instead of ordinary make-up removers, pour a little oil in a cotton pad and use that. However, you can also use oil based make-up removers to remove any make-up.

• Do not use any toner since this will stretch the skin further.

• A moisturizer is a must. Use a lanolin based moisturizer to help retain your skin's natural moisture content.

• Use a night cream before going to sleep.

• Stay away from direct exposure to sun and wind as far as practicable. Use a sunscreen before venturing out in the sun. Protect your eyes with sunglasses.

SKIN CARE SECRETS



4. Skin Care Secrets for Combination Skin

• Do not use soap, use scrubs and cleansers instead

• Use an oil-based eye makeup remover to remove make up from your eyes and clean the area around your eyes.

• Use a cream cleanser once a day, concentrating on dry areas.

• Use a stronger astringent to tone the oily areas and a mild one for the dry areas.

• Use a lanolin or oil based moisturizer.

• Use sunscreen before going out in the sun.


SKIN CARE SECRETS



5. Skin Care Secrets for Normal Skin

• Use cleansers and scrubs instead of soap.

• Remove all makeup before going to bed.

• Don't rub your skin after a wash, instead pat it dry.

• Use a toner after washing.

• Use a moisturizer daily after a wash and before going to bed

SKIN CARE SECRETS




6. Skin Care Secrets for Sensitive Skin

• Choose your skin care products carefully. If necessary consult a dermatologist before you select one.

• Remove all traces of makeup before you go to bed. Use a soothing makeup remover.

• Use a soothing, hypo-allergic lotion to cleanse your skin.

• Wash your face with lukewarm water.

• Select an unscented moisturizer and gently massage it into your skin.

http://www.webhealthguides.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/secrets-to-younger-looking-skin.jpg

SKIN CARE SECRETS



7. Daily Skin Care Secrets

• Follow a healthy lifestyle.

• Attend fewer late night parties. Go to bed at the same time everyday.

• Get at least six hours of good uninterrupted sleep.

• Drink a lot of water. It helps to get rid of toxins from your body and keep it moisturized.

• Quit smoking.

• Cut down on alcohol.

• Cut down on coffee and cocoa. Those of us who suffer from acne and pimples should try to avoid chocolates completely.

• Cut down your consumption of fried and fatty food.

• Avoid stressful situations.

• Be happy. ^_^


No comments: