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SKIN CARE Vs SKIN TYPE

Once you have determined your skin type, you are ready to learn how to care for it. Whatever your skin type, oily or dry, moisture is the key to a young-looking skin for it it stops the tissues from becoming dehydrated and creates an automatic barrier against the harmful elements.

Some creams feed moisture into the skin and hold it there and others improve the texture by exfoliating and moisturizing at the same time.

 

CARE FOR COMBINATION SKIN

Combination skin presents the need for carefully managing both dry and oily skin. Your effort should be towards striking a balance to reduce the oiliness of the greasy parts and lubricating the dry areas.

Individual attention and care is desired for both types of skin. This might sound difficult but once you have chosen the right skin care products, the routine will become quite simple.

Cleaning as a rule comes first. The dry area should be wiped with light re-hydrant gel, using moist cotton wool. Wash the oily area with a medicated soap. Rub a mixture of beauty grains and skin tonic on the area that is prone to blackhead (nose and chin). Wash off. Tone the entire face with skin tonic using a cotton wool pad. Pat the skin dry. This routine should be followed out at least two times a day.

Moisturizing might require, light massaging with a nourishing cream on the dry regions. Choose a skin care product that is not too oily. Wipe off all the cream with a moist cotton wool after 20 min.

You can follow the same routine for moisturizing your complete body. If you observe any spots or eruptions on oily areas, apply an anti-pimple lotion (after consulting a physician on the one suitable for your skin) and leave it on.

Besides you might be able to find skin care products in the market suitable for the both types of skin. A suitable sunscreen will protect the skin from dehydration and environmental pollution.

Use a light liquid moisturizer if you feel dryness on your skin . A skin tonic with rose water base would be suitable for a combination skin. You can even use a medicated mask not more than twice a week to manage a combination skin.

Avoid using strong astringents on your skin, for it might lead to excessive dryness, leaving the skin tight and dehydrated.

Camphor, Sulphur, onion, garlic, curd, yeast, fuller's earth, herbs and vegetable juices are all useful in treating a blemished pimple skin

 

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SKIN CARE FOR OILY SKIN

Oily skin requires move cleansing than any other skin. An oily skin tends to pick up dirt and grime from the atmosphere which clogs the pores and produces blackheads.

A proper method of cleansing is the form of preventive care that can be given to an oily skin. There are three steps involved in cleansing:-

(1) The surface film of oil and dirt must be removed. Wash your skin with a medicated soap using lukewarm water. Special non-alkaline soaps in cream form are available and have been used with success for skins affected by acne.

(2) Free the pores of the accumulated grease so that blackheads are discouraged.

A mixture of beauty grains and skin tonic can be rubbed gently on the skin to clean the skin of dead cells and dislodge hardened oil from the pores. You will need to consult a dermatologist before using any product for your skin types. Besides try the products first on hidden part of the body. A circular motion should be used to rub the grains gently, stimulating the skin to shed dead cells and unclog the pores. If your suffering from any skin disorder, do not, try any product without consulting your physician.

The skin tonic applied after cleansing has a healing action and also helps to tighten the pores and refresh the skin. Rose water would prove to be an excellent skin tonic.

(3) The texture of the skin should improve by following the above mentioned skin care you will be achieve shrinking of pores and improvement in the texture of skin. Through cleansing the problem of acne can be avoided. Deep pore cleansing helps in improving both the texture and colour of the skin, apart from correcting the imbalances.

The last step involved is moisturising to act as barrier between the skin and harmful environmental elements. Hormone creams and lotions, vitamin products, serum ampoules, anti-wrinkle and lotions all come in the category of moisturizing and nourishing creams.

Consult a dermatologist before using any product on your skin especially if you scem to be suffering from any one of skin disorders e.g. acne, cysts and pustules.

Honey is a natural moisturizer best suited for oily skin type.

 

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SKIN CARE FOR DRY SKIN

You were informed earlier about the signs of a dry skin. In this section you will be learning how to take care of your skin. You need to adopt suitable measures, for if you neglect you will be confronted with wrinkles and  fine lines.

The first step in your routing should be cleansing. Cleansing should be done with a cream by gently massaging it into the skin with light upward and outward stroke, paying particular attention to the greases of the nose, under the chin, neck and ear lobes.

  • Always use moist cotton wool to clean your face to prevent absorption of the moisture from the skin.

  • After a bath, add a tsp of liquid Paraffin in your last bath and pour it down your shoulder. This will help to keep your skin moist all day long and protect the skin against harsh effects of sun.

The second step in your daily routine should be toning, which is an essential follow-up of the cleansing process. Toning removes the last stages of cleanser and dissolves dirt.

It is a advisable to use a skin tonic lotion strong skin tonics or astringents need to be avoided as they are suitable for oily skin. Rose water, is one of the oldest skin freshener that can be used. 

The next step is nourishing the skin with a nourishing cream smothered upwarded over the face and downwards from the chin.  

The drier your skin, the move lavish you should be with your use of moisturizers either in cream or liquid form. A nourishing cream, with Vitamin E, would work wonders. 

The area which needs special care is the area around the eyes, elbows, hands and feets.

Natural ingredients like honey, milk, aloe vera, avocados, younghurt and egg are good for nourishing the skin. camomile oil can be added to nourishing creams to help soften rough, coarse skin.

The main aim is to create a balance between oil and moisture to achieve a healthy skin.

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GUIDELINES OF SKIN CARE ACCORDING TO YOUR SKIN TYPE

Once you have determined your skin type, you are ready to learn how to care for it. Whatever your skin type, oily or dry, moisture is the key to a young-looking skin for it it stops the tissues from becoming dehydrated and creates an automatic barrier against the harmful elements.

Some creams feed moisture into the skin and hold it there and others improve the texture by exfoliating and moisturizing at the same time.

 

CARE FOR COMBINATION SKIN

Combination skin presents the need for carefully managing both dry and oily skin. Your effort should be towards striking a balance to reduce the oiliness of the greasy parts and lubricating the dry areas.

Individual attention and care is desired for both types of skin. This might sound difficult but once you have chosen the right skin care products, the routine will become quite simple.

Cleaning as a rule comes first. The dry area should be wiped with light re-hydrant gel, using moist cotton wool. Wash the oily area with a medicated soap. Rub a mixture of beauty grains and skin tonic on the area that is prone to blackhead (nose and chin). Wash off. Tone the entire face with skin tonic using a cotton wool pad. Pat the skin dry. This routine should be followed out at least two times a day.

Moisturizing might require, light massaging with a nourishing cream on the dry regions. Choose a skin care product that is not too oily. Wipe off all the cream with a moist cotton wool after 20 min.

You can follow the same routine for moisturizing your complete body. If you observe any spots or eruptions on oily areas, apply an anti-pimple lotion (after consulting a physician on the one suitable for your skin) and leave it on.

Besides you might be able to find skin care products in the market suitable for the both types of skin. A suitable sunscreen will protect the skin from dehydration and environmental pollution.

Use a light liquid moisturizer if you feel dryness on your skin . A skin tonic with rose water base would be suitable for a combination skin. You can even use a medicated mask not more than twice a week to manage a combination skin.

Avoid using strong astringents on your skin, for it might lead to excessive dryness, leaving the skin tight and dehydrated.

Camphor, Sulphur, onion, garlic, curd, yeast, fuller's earth, herbs and vegetable juices are all useful in treating a blemished pimple skin

 

BACK TO SKIN TYPES

 

SKIN CARE FOR OILY SKIN

Oily skin requires move cleansing than any other skin. An oily skin tends to pick up dirt and grime from the atmosphere which clogs the pores and produces blackheads.

A proper method of cleansing is the form of preventive care that can be given to an oily skin. There are three steps involved in cleansing:-

(1) The surface film of oil and dirt must be removed. Wash your skin with a medicated soap using lukewarm water. Special non-alkaline soaps in cream form are available and have been used with success for skins affected by acne.

(2) Free the pores of the accumulated grease so that blackheads are discouraged.

A mixture of beauty grains and skin tonic can be rubbed gently on the skin to clean the skin of dead cells and dislodge hardened oil from the pores. You will need to consult a dermatologist before using any product for your skin types. Besides try the products first on hidden part of the body. A circular motion should be used to rub the grains gently, stimulating the skin to shed dead cells and unclog the pores. If your suffering from any skin disorder, do not, try any product without consulting your physician.

The skin tonic applied after cleansing has a healing action and also helps to tighten the pores and refresh the skin. Rose water would prove to be an excellent skin tonic.

(3) The texture of the skin should improve by following the above mentioned skin care you will be achieve shrinking of pores and improvement in the texture of skin. Through cleansing the problem of acne can be avoided. Deep pore cleansing helps in improving both the texture and colour of the skin, apart from correcting the imbalances.

The last step involved is moisturising to act as barrier between the skin and harmful environmental elements. Hormone creams and lotions, vitamin products, serum ampoules, anti-wrinkle and lotions all come in the category of moisturizing and nourishing creams.

Consult a dermatologist before using any product on your skin especially if you scem to be suffering from any one of skin disorders e.g. acne, cysts and pustules.

Honey is a natural moisturizer best suited for oily skin type.

 

BACK TO SKIN TYPES

 

SKIN CARE FOR DRY SKIN

You were informed earlier about the signs of a dry skin. In this section you will be learning how to take care of your skin. You need to adopt suitable measures, for if you neglect you will be confronted with wrinkles and  fine lines.

The first step in your routing should be cleansing. Cleansing should be done with a cream by gently massaging it into the skin with light upward and outward stroke, paying particular attention to the greases of the nose, under the chin, neck and ear lobes.

  • Always use moist cotton wool to clean your face to prevent absorption of the moisture from the skin.

  • After a bath, add a tsp of liquid Paraffin in your last bath and pour it down your shoulder. This will help to keep your skin moist all day long and protect the skin against harsh effects of sun.

The second step in your daily routine should be toning, which is an essential follow-up of the cleansing process. Toning removes the last stages of cleanser and dissolves dirt.

It is a advisable to use a skin tonic lotion strong skin tonics or astringents need to be avoided as they are suitable for oily skin. Rose water, is one of the oldest skin freshener that can be used. 

The next step is nourishing the skin with a nourishing cream smothered upwarded over the face and downwards from the chin.  

The drier your skin, the move lavish you should be with your use of moisturizers either in cream or liquid form. A nourishing cream, with Vitamin E, would work wonders. 

The area which needs special care is the area around the eyes, elbows, hands and feets.

Natural ingredients like honey, milk, aloe vera, avocados, younghurt and egg are good for nourishing the skin. camomile oil can be added to nourishing creams to help soften rough, coarse skin.

The main aim is to create a balance between oil and moisture to achieve a healthy skin.

BACK TO SKIN TYPES