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 …

Botox Alternative – Moisturizer Wrinkle Cream Thats Works !

What is Botox ?. listen to Dr. Andrew Weil ( Harvard Medical doctor ) He is Oprah Winfrey’s and Larry King’s physician and possibly the most-respected doctor in America. Dr. Weil says: “Botox is Botulism Toxin (poison) and works by paralyzing facial muscles. It only works for 3 months and then you need more injections. If too much of it is injected (or injected into the wrong areas), you can end up with droopy eyelids that will stay that way for weeks. Other side effects are headaches, respiratory infections, flu-like symptoms, nausea, and pain in the face.” The FDA has only approved Botox for use on an extremely limited area (less than 5% of your entire face). That area is …

Bright Ideas About Skin

People may wish for a “healthy tan” but exposure to ultraviolet light damages skin cells’ genetic material and can contribute to skin cancer formation, not to mention lines and wrinkles. Here are some rules to live by when it comes to the sun and your skin. • Remember, sun damage is cumulative. Exposure to ultraviolet light during childhood will increase the risk of developing skin cancer in later years. It’s never too late to begin using sunscreen, however, to inhibit further sun damage and not just for a day at the beach. Daily exposure adds up. It is important to use daily products with SPF for your hands and face and any other exposed skin. Don’t forget your lips. They …

Indoor Tanning Beds

Indoor tanning beds are used for artificially tanning the skin. Limited exposure to sunlight makes the skin healthy because it absorbs vitamin D from UV rays. However exposure to sunlight for a long period increases the danger of sunburn. Tanning is useful in avoiding sunburn as it is your body’s natural way to protect against it. Tanning bed types: Indoor tanning beds come in a variety of prices and designs. You should choose the one suitable for your skin type. Tanning beds use bulbs for providing UV rays. The intensity of the bulbs can be altered according to your need. Indoor tanning using tanning beds is the way to get a moderate tanning from which you can get maximum benefits. …

How To Get The Red Out

There could be good news for the over 16 million women in the United States who live with facial redness. An embarrassing and fairly common skin problem, facial redness often appears on the nose, cheeks and chin and can take various forms-from a slight flush to more noticeable red blotches on the face. Dermatologist Patti Farris advises her patients to understand exactly what triggers their facial redness and take steps to avoid those factors. “Facial redness triggers can vary from person to person, but most often result from sun exposure, weather conditions, stress, or reactions to certain foods or drinks.” Dermatologists also suggest: • Visit a dermatologist. Persistent facial redness can mean a serious medical condition such as rosacea. A …

Aloe Vera – A Wonder Herb For Skin

Aloe is grown mainly in the dry regions of Africa, Asia, Europe and America. Because of its many therapeutic uses, it is now commercially cultivated in the United States, Japan, and countries in the Caribbean and Mediterranean. However, in many places you can grown your own Aloe Vera plant quite happy in a pot as a household plant. Despite its very cactus-like characteristics, Aloe belongs to the lily family, which also includes asparagus, onions, leeks and garlic. The Aloe plant contains over thirty enzymes, including lipase and oxidase. It could be argued that enzymes are the missing element in the modern diet since 40% of the adult population suffer digestive problems and digestion is enzyme-based. Aloe Vera also contains significant …

Ageing Skin Care – What Is Chemical Peeling?

As the name implies Chemical peeling peels the skin with chemicals. It is also called dermapeeling or chemexfoliation. By peeling off the skin layer, it allows new skin to form, which is new and fresh, and without some wrinkles. Chemical peeling is used to remove photo aged skin damages. How chemical peeling is done for skin care- in chemical peeling, chemical solutions are applied on the skin. The choice and strength of chemical depends upon the results desired. For mild peeling, mild chemicals are used and so on. Sometimes, light peel is repeated over time to get desired effect. With mild peel, superficial wrinkles and sun damage is removed. For more damaged skin such as skin having age spots, freckles …

Exposing the Truth about Tanning and the World’s Most Common Cancer

It is official. Spring has sprung, bringing along with it spring fever. I can see it in my students’ eyes. They are practically breaking out in hives itching to soak up the warm spring sun, despite the fact they are sitting in a class that discusses skin cancer prevention. Alas, despite their instructor’s desperate pleadings, these 20-something-year-old college students find it difficult, if not arduous, to forego their so-called “need to tan” that Hollywood constantly feeds and propagates. And while it is quite simply impossible for anyone to get a “safe tan” from tanning beds and other forms of ultraviolet radiation, there are several high-quality sunless tanning mousses that not only achieve that coveted bronze look, naturally, but also provide …

5 Tips To Improved Skin Care

Your skin is the first thing that people notice about you and that is why a proper skin care regimen is so important. There are many products that claim to help improve skin tone and promote a flawless complexion, but the truth is that there is no such thing as instant results. An effective skin care regimen is one that is done consistently over a time before results will begin to develop. Skin Care Tip 1: Always use some type of exfoliation product, which will help to remove old skin cells and other debris and particles from your skin. This will expose the healthy cells and rid your body from the old ones. Skin Care Tip 2: If possible, avoid …