Beauty essentials and useful tips for facial therapy

Know Your Skin Type First of all it’s important to know you’re skin type so that you can select skin care products to suit you. Do you have normal skin, dry skin, dehydrated skin, oily skin, mature skin, or sensitive skin? Dry or Very Dry Skin Products with a high cream and oil content are beneficial. Avoid using soap and detergent based products on the face and neck as these can be drying. Oil-based face masks are soothing and hydrating fro dry skin. Dehydrated Skin Drink plenty of water to keep hydrated, aim for 2 litres per day. Oily Skin Cleansing and moisturising milks or lotions have a higher water content and a lighter consistency and are less likely to …

All about Facial skin care

‘Facial skin care’ is more a matter of discipline than anything else. A facial skin care routine is what you need (and you need to follow the facial skin care routine with complete seriousness). So let’s check what comprises an effective facial skin care routine. Well, very simply, a facial skin care routine can follow the following 4 steps:  Cleansing  Toning  Exfoliating  Moisturising Cleansing is the first thing in facial skin care routine. Cleansing helps in removing dust, pollutants, grease and extra oil from your skin, thereby preventing damage to your skin. Just spot your face and neck with a good cleansing lotion or cream and gently massage it into your skin using upward strokes. Use …

Brighten Up Dull & Tired Skin

As we grow older and are constantly exposed to the UV rays of the sun our skin starts to appear dry and dull. This is the result of the outside layer of the skin getting excessive build up and is not exfoliated on a regular basis. Build-up is especially noticed after we have spent the summer in the sun. It’s more apparent to women since we realize that our make-up doesn’t look as fresh and our foundation begins to fade within a couple of hours. Our make-up and foundation is actually being absorbed into the accumulated dead skin cells, which gives a very tired and unhealthy look to the skin. To keep your skin vibrant and healthy on a regular …

How to Cure Acne Naturally – 5 Simple Ways

Enlisted here are some ways on how to cure acne naturally. It’s not most of the time that we have the budget for maintaining a clear and healthy skin. For some people, getting facial sessions or buying expensive anti-acne facial products are just a norm, but for some, its not. But one thing’s for sure, acne outbreak can affect anybody. So for those who does not want to spend tons and tons of money just to maintain a smooth zit-free skin, follow these simple steps that would definitely make your appearance a la Hollywood star. 1. Use facial soaps specifically designed for acne. Nowadays, there are sulfur-based soaps that are made to heal and dry acne fast. Wash your face …

How To Avoid The Three Most Common Mistakes With SkinCare

Our skin is our largest organ. It’s living and breathing and it protects your internal organs from the invasive and dangerous elements of life: viruses, bacteria, pollutants, and harsh weather, including the sun. Many people don’t understand or fully appreciate the role that our skin plays on our overall health and well being. Most of us focus on the end result, which is how our skin looks, rather than the process of reaching and maintaining that appearance through healthy choices. This results in the most commonly made mistakes with skin care: Not realizing that what you put into your body shows on the outside. By not maintaining a well-balanced diet of foods and liquids rich in vitamins, minerals, and proteins, …

How To Have Great Looking Skin

Great skin is something that nearly everyone can cultivate. Our skin is affected by our: . Genes . Inner nutrition – what we eat and drink . Exercise . General health and well-being . Emotional health, and . Outer nutrition – how we take care of our skin While we can’t alter our genes, we can improve our skin by making the necessary adjustments in the areas we can influence. Read on to discover the basic components of a healthy outer nutritional plan for your skin. If you seriously want great skin the very first thing to do and wear a hat and good quality sunscreen when out in the sunshine. Having said that, let’s move on to understand the …

How To Choose The Right Skin Products

One of the most important things a woman can do to look good is to take care of her skin. Glowing skin beats having on tons of make-up to cover up blemishes, lines and an uneven skin tone. The better you take care of your skin especially when you are young, the lesser skin problems you will have to deal with when you are older. Using anti-aging skin care products when you’re in your 20s and using sun block regularly will prevent sun damage to your skin and will make you more youthful looking even when you age. There are also specific skin care treatments you must do to address your skin problems. One way to make sure you are …

Are Natural skin care products the answer to all problems?

When it comes to skin care products, you will find that a lot of people are very particular about using only natural skin care products. They treat all the synthetic products as harmful to the skin. So, are natural skin care products the answer to all of our problems? What if a natural skin care product is not available for the treatment of a particular skin disorder? Are the synthetic skin care products so harmful that they should be banned? Different people have different answers to these questions. However, the reality is that due to presence of synthetic preservatives, it’s really tough to find a natural skin care product that is 100% natural. There are natural skin care products that …

An Anti-Aging Skin Cream, What To Look For?

Today people can’t go anywhere without seeing or hearing about the advancements made in the area of the anti-aging skin cream. The anti-aging skin creams are everywhere, and each one is supposed to be much more better than the others. Microscopic fibers, collagen, tea extracts, vitamins, minerals, and just about everything can be found in anti-aging skin cream. So what is it a person should really look for in an anti-aging cream? People with more serious skin concerns may wish to take their skin treatments to another level. For many people, basic maintenance anti-aging skin cream isn’t enough to deal with the wrinkles or skin damage they have accumulated through life. But again, be specific when looking for a more …

Aha’s For Normalizing Combination Skin

Often the biggest frustration for those with combination skin is caring for it properly. Having both dry and oily skin areas on your face can make skin care seem almost impossible. There are, however, things that you can do to care for and keep your combination skin healthy and feeling good. For one thing, some areas of your face may feel tight after you wash. This will typically be on the parts of your face not included in the T-zone area. These areas will likely also look flaky and dull and may feel rough. First of all, make sure you are cleansing every day. Use a mild cleanser on your entire face. Use the cleanser twice a day, preferably before …

A Note From Women to Men: Get Your Own Skin Care Stuff!

Have you ever gone to wash your face only to then discover that there are just a few drops left of your prized moisturizer? This may mean that the man in your life has been using your skin care products – again. While the basic structure of a man’s skin may be the same as a woman’s, his skin has quite a few unique characteristics that make sharing facial products an unwise practice. For instance, even though signs of aging appear in men’s skin similarly as they do for women, they don’t necessarily happen on the same time scale. Men’s skin also is thicker than women’s, making it tougher and somewhat more resilient. Further, the oil glands in men’s skin …

Anti – Wrinkle Face Cream

Anti-wrinkle face creams and formulations work against natural aging and photo aging. External factors of aging, such as long exposure to harmful rays of the sun etc are called photo aging. Your skin looks thick and leathery with regular pigmentations, blood vessels may be visible on the surface of the skin and deep furrows develop in the skin in addition to wrinkles. Wrinkles vary in shape, size, depth, extent of coverage and age from individual to individual. Treatment for wrinkles using anti wrinkle creams depends on what type of problem you are going through. If you are older and with more visible lines on your face then probably you need a stronger product. A young face with fine lines would …

Effective Tips for Daily Skin Care

Now that you have spent some time improving the health of your skin and giving it the tools it needs to rebuild itself, you can work on establishing the best possible maintenance routine. Remember that habits are made in three to four weeks. Start with what you know you can follow for those three weeks. If that means just working on establishing your skin maintenance routine for a month, then your hair routine, that’s fine. Just don’t forget your foundational routine improving your nutrition, hydration and rest! FACIAL SKIN MAINTENANCE Cleansing All makeup should be removed before bed each evening. There are a countless number of products for cleaning your skin, with different formulas for each skin type. Unless you …

Anti-Aging Skin Care: Why Can’t We Just Keep it Simple?

If you’ve ever tried to find a skin care product to deal with the skin care concerns of aging skin, you’re probably as confused as the average person. There are so many products and ingredients that tout ‘increase in this’, ‘decrease in that’ , ‘revitalized this and revitalized that’ and on and on and on. Many empty promises or over-hyped formulations. In order to understand what anti-aging skin care products are intended to do, you have to first understand about what the aging process is for skin. Aging skin has the condition where the structural proteins that bind and support the skin, collagen and elastin, lose their resiliency and cohesion, causing the skin to wrinkle and/or sag. The body’s ability …

Simple Tips for Daily Skin Care

Once you have spent some time improving the health of your skin and giving it the tools it needs to rebuild itself, you can work on establishing the best possible maintenance routine. Remember that habits are made in three to four weeks. Start with what you know you can follow for those three weeks. If that means just working on establishing your skin maintenance routine for a month, then your hair routine, that’s fine. Just don’t forget your foundational routine improving your nutrition, hydration and rest! FACIAL SKIN MAINTENANCE Cleansing All makeup should be removed before bed each evening. There are a countless number of products for cleaning your skin, with different formulas for each skin type. Unless you use …

10 Tips on How to Cure Back Acne

There are several ways on how to cure back acne. Bacne – a short term for back acne is just like any ordinary forms of acne. It can appear as pimples, blackheads, pustules or in severe cases it would look like an acne cyst. This commonly appears during puberty when the sebaceous gland starts to function aggressively. Male, female, teenagers or adult, back acne does not have a particular range of age nor gender and practically can affect anybody. Below are some ways to treat bacne. 1. Wear cool clothes and put some powder at your back to prevent perspiration. This is a vital way on how to cure back acne. Change clothes if you have perspired too much on …