The skin forms the outer covering of the body. We are born with a smooth and soft skin. With the passage of time the skin looses its fine texture, due to constant exposure to pollution, grime and the adversities of weather conditions. But with proper care, we can maintain the beauty of the skin. It is necessary to understand the nature of the skin to give it the proper care it needs. Using the right products for the skin, can keep the complexion fresh and clean.
Knowing the type and texture of your skin is important for choosing the right products for your skin. We all want to be beautiful. Here is a simple truth, if you are healthy you are or can be beautiful. An important part of being healthy (beautiful) is having a good skin. There are several products in the market for skin care but the basics of skin care are very simple.
If you follow the guidelines below, you will be doing 90% of what is required for a healthy and beautiful skin. Types of Skin Normal Skin: It has a fine even texture with a supple and smooth surface. It has a proper balance between oil and moisture contents and is therefore moist and neither greasy nor dry.
It looks clear and does not develop spots and blemishes. The pores of the skin are fine and barely visible. It reflects good health and needs gentle treatment. Oily skin: This type of skin is caused by the over secretion of sebum making the skin surface oily. The excess oil on the surface of the skin attracts dirt and dust from the environment. oily skin is also prone to black heads, white heads, spots, pimples and such skin will never be clear.
This type of skin needs to be cleansed thoroughly. Combination skin: As the name suggests, it is a combination of both oily and dry skin with certain areas of the face oily and the rest dry. Usually there is a Central greasy panel consisting of the forehead, nose and chin and a dry panel consisting of cheeks and the areas around the eyes and mouth. The greasy central panel is referred to as T - Zone. In such cases, each part of the face should be treated accordingly - the dry areas as for dry skin and the central panel as for oily skin. Dry skin: Dry skin has a dry parched appearance and has a tendency to flake easily.
It is prone to wrinkles and lines. It is due to the inability to retain moisture as well as the insufficient production of sebum by the sebaceous glands. Dry skin often has problems in cold weather and ages faster than normal or oily skin. Constant protection is very important.
It needs a moisturiser during the day and a good cream at night. Sensitive skin: This type of skin has a fine texture and is very sensitive to changes in the climate. They show the disadvantage of bleaching, waxing, threading etc. Tips for Skin Care Avoid Excess Sugar: Most people do not realize this but excess sugar is considered one of the main causes of premature aging. The more sugar we eat, the more sugar we have entering our bloodstream.
Over time, this can result in a process known as glycation, which is when a glucose (sugar) molecule damages a protein molecule by sticking to it. The new molecules formed are called advanced glycation end-products, or Ages. Green Tea Extract: What make green tea extract such an important nutrient are the large volumes of published scientific findings that validate its multiple biological benefits.
The most significant findings involve studies showing that green tea extract helps maintain cellular DNA and membrane structural integrity. Eat Some Good Fats: Essential fatty acids are simply fats your body cannot live without. They are needed to make cell membranes, hormones, and other body chemicals. Essential fats are thought to keep your heart healthy, fight inflammation, and possibly prevent cancer. They are also particularly important to people with inflammatory conditions such as eczema and acne, and also for people with dry skin.
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