Skin is the longest organ of our body and extends from head to toe. This organ weighs up to nine pounds, is the first line of protection for our body. Many people receive marketing messages that subject to skin care. Let us consider some of the essential things that should be done by you in regard to skin care:
- Purpose of the skin is to protect the body and excrete wastes. It takes and oxygen and nutrients from the blood for its proper functioning. Skin also expel the oils and sweat through its pores and if you apply strong moisturizers then the pores gets clogged.
- For healthy skin you must start on the inside by following healthy diet by taking plenty of fruits and vegetables which are high in fiber, water and antioxidants. In addition to healthy diet avoid drinking alcohol and other tobacco products.
- Cleanse your skin with warm or lukewarm water and splash it over gently on your skin. Avoid cleansing with very hot or cold water as these can damage the capillaries, the tiny blood vessels of the skin. While bathing take care that the shampoo and other hair products doesn’t get contact with skin as this might cause irritation. Neck should also be included in skin care.
- When trying some products try applying on some part of your skin to check the effectiveness of them. Follow a simple and effective skin care system such as cleanse tone and moisturize.
Cleansing is very important as clogged pores present leads to the formation of acne skin. Use cleanser which are slight acidic to avoid stripping of oils from the skin. Apply the cleansing lotion on both your hands and rub it on to your face. Then splash lukewarm water over the skin to remove the cleanser and sometimes cleanser is to be applied twice to remove high cosmetics and make ups.
The next part present in your skin regime is toning. Toners are composed of water and little alcohol. These tighten the skin and help it to receive and moisturize. Check the contents of the moisturizer and purchase the ones having acetyl alcohol and any other alcohol is too strong for the skin. The best method for applying toner is using a spray bottle and it does not need to be wiped off after its usage.
Final step is moisturizing your skin and irrespective of the skin type whether oily or dry skin you need to get moisturized. The moisturizer chosen should be non alkaline cream, lotion or gel. For dry skin choose a heavier product and for oily skin use lighter one like gel. Depending on your…