Proper skin care is essential for natural beauty. Age can be
defied by taking proper care of skin. Sun tan, dull skin, acne, pimples, and
under eye dark circles are some of the skin problems faced by everyone. Many of
the skin damages can be prevented by taking proper care. Also, for an effective
skin care, it is not necessary to spend a lot on expensive creams and cosmetics,
when most of the things are just available in the garden or kitchen.
person’s skin type is different – normal, dry or oily skin. Accordingly, skin
care techniques vary with the type. A person who has an oily skin should not
follow a care regime that results in oilier look. Irrespective of the type, skins
may be highly sensitive and react sharply with chemicals. It is better to initially
use mild products on skin. So it is advisable to follow any advice after giving
due considerations for both skin type and sensitivity.
easily gets reflected on the skin and hence it would be a wise decision to
select correct food for the skin. A food that has high nutritional value helps to
maintain the skin in good condition. Consumption of junk foods and eatables
that have high fat content are really bad for the skin. Occurrence of acnes and
pimples are directly related to the intake of unhealthy food items. Not only
the food, but other habits also play an important role as smoking and consumption
of alcohol have their own effects on skin too.
health leads to outer health. It is necessary to hydrate the skin by drinking
adequate water. Drinking sufficient water helps in flushing out toxins from our
body. Apart from food, regular exercises also make the skin glow by increasing
the blood circulation.
General Skin Care Tips:
- Always wear sunscreen lotion and
sunglasses to protect your skin and eye while going outdoors.
- Sunscreen lotion should be applied
even at indoors as the rays get reflected from the walls and windows. A
moisturizer with SPF should be sufficient for indoor protection.
- Application of sunscreen with a gap
of every 2 hours is necessary to maximize its effect. Dermatologists and
American cancer society recommends wearing sunscreen as it prevents from skin
- Broad-spectrum sunscreen products may
be used for the protection against UVA and UVB.
- Good quality sunglasses should be
worn to get protection from UV rays.
Sleeping with makeup is not a good option. It clogs the pores
and makes the skin dull. Hence, before going to bed, a good quality cleanser
should be used to remove the previously applied creams, lotions or other
cosmetic products on the skin. Cosmetics should also be discarded after the period
of expiry. It is absolutely not advisable for using old cosmetics as they
seriously affect the quality of skin.
A good skin
care routine includes cleansing, exfoliating, toning, and moisturizing:
- Cleansing cleans the dirt
- Exfoliating skin helps to remove dead
- Toning helps in retaining the PH
levels of the skin (use alcohol free toners).
- Moisturizing prevents the skin from
drying or making it too oily.
skin routines are followed regularly, skin, the largest organ of the body, will
also become the beautiful part of the body.