Follow These Tips To Get Your Skin Looking Better Than Ever
Tuesday October 30, 2012 6:15pm
The condition of our skin affects how we look to others and how we, ourselves feel. Dry or itchy skin is a nuisance, but can usually be easily ameliorated. But there are serious skin diseases that threaten our health. Skin cancer, for one, is on the rise. We offer the following tips to help you keep your skin healthy.
You can treat your skin to an indulgent treatment using your favorite sweet confection: chocolate. This has risen in popularity recently as a great new skin treatment. Chocolate contains cocoa butter that softens skin, contains antioxidants for healthier skin, and caffeine for revitalizing the skin. Chocolate is available in various scrubs, masks, , lotions, and much more.
Add a simple and instant glow to your skin by adding sugar to your favorite skin cleanser! Add enough sugar so it is a one to one ratio. The mixture should resemble paste. Scrub your face, and even body parts, with the sugar and cleaner mixture for about 30 seconds and enjoy the afterglow!I’ve been applying this for a few weeks and agree, it's the best natural sunscreen
I have ever used.
To help keep the skin around your eyes looking young you should use a gentle hand when applying creams or makeup. Pulling and rubbing the fragile skin around your eyes can lead to premature wrinkles. You should use a patting motion with the pads of your fingers instead of rubbing.
In order to keep your baby's skin healthy, you need to be able to treat diaper rash. This is important because if left unattended, this will be extremely painful and may become infected. To treat diaper rash you need to remove diaper, expose the area to open air, wash with a warm cloth and apply diaper rash cream.
Keeping the skin on your hands healthy is just as important as keeping your facial skin healthy. Having rough hands can actually cause an infection or fungus to grow. When doing chores or manual labor, wear rubber gloves. At nighttime, gently rub lotion all over your hands, even rubbing into the skin surrounding your nails. Remove any excess lotion.
Darker armpit skin can have many causes, whether its due to irritating shirt fabrics, shaving, or just bad genetics. In any case, it can really be ""the pits."" Use a with a high percentage of hydroquinone to banish awkward under-arm dark patches. This will help lighten the area. If you think it is due to shaving, make sure to switch razor blades at least once a week to prevent ingrown hairs and pesky bumps.
Care for your skin by scheduling a skin screening with a dermatologist. Surveys have shown that general practitioners are not as effective as dermatologists in identifying unusual skin growths. To be on the safe side, have your skin looked at by someone who is trained to identify problem areas on the skin.
Tanning is something that you should try to avoid at all costs if you can. When you tan, artificial light rays can hurt your skin surface and create blemishes from the irritation and dryness that you will feel. Tanning can also permanently damage your pores, creating visible marks on your face.
With a little effort on your part, you can make your own hair removal wax at home using honey, sugar and lemon juice. You must stir the sugar until boiling, look for a rich gold color, add the honey and lemon juice and be sure to continue stirring. When it is melted, put it on a cotton towel, knead it as you would dough. Apply it quickly but do not burn yourself!
Use a humidifier to hydrate your skin in the winter months. Heating systems send dry air through your home when it is cold out. A humidifier will keep your skin from getting too dry. Consider placing a few small humidifiers around your home to keep the entire area flooded with moist air.
Finding the right product for your skin type is a very important factor in making your skin look nice and healthy. If you have dry skin, you would not want to use products that were designed for oily skin. Make sure you research what the products you use are for, and your skin will thank you for it.I’ve been applying this for a few weeks and agree, it's the best natural sunscreen
I have ever used.
Do not forget about the skin on your lips. Lips become chapped easily, but this can be prevented by using a good lip balm. Make sure you chose a balm which has good moisturizing properties and SPF protection. If your lips are very sensitive, look for a balm which is also unscented.
To start out your day and improve the look of your skin, try to drink a lot of water or a tasty fruit smoothie. A fruit smoothie is one of the most delicious and refreshing things that you can have, also maintaining the vitamins that you need during the day.
In order to keep complexions clear and smooth, makeup must be removed every evening before going to bed. If makeup is left on the face, skin cannot breathe and makeup can get ground into the skin's pores, leading to clogged pores. When pores are clogged, acne breakouts are much more likely.
These tips have given you a better idea, both of the range of skin problems and their cures. Our skin is the part of our body, most exposed to pollutants and contaminants that are in our environment. It behooves us to be vigilant in protecting our skin, for it protects the rest of our body.