There is more to proper skin care than just taking care of your face. Your whole body is covered with skin, and it all needs attention! In this article, we will talk about whole body skin care.
Washing the skin with something acidic, such as lemon juice, can help reduce oil on the face. Excess oil will disappear and pores will close up when lemon juice is applied on a weekly or twice-weekly basis.
Consuming watercress regularly can actually make your skin appear less puffy, reduce inflammation and shrink pore size. You can eat watercress as a snack or a meal; either way it will be good for your skin. Not only does it positively affect your skin, it’s also full of iron and antioxidants which benefit your health in other areas.
You can exfoliate regularly to battle dry skin, keep pores clean, and to prevent the formation of pimples. By exfoliating, you will be brushing off your top layer of dry, dead skin. Doing this improves the look of your skin by allowing newly, plump, hydrated skin cells to reach the surface to create a healthy glow.
Stay hydrated daily. It will hydrate you and flush out the toxins from your body. This can help fight of the effects done by harmful sun rays. This will allow your skin to be healthy while making you look more healthy too.
Visit your doctor or see a dermatologist if you notice drastic changes in your skin. If you are already being treated for a skin condition and it has gotten worse or not improved, you should also schedule an appointment. If you don’t take your skin problems seriously, you can cause extreme damage to your skin, and quite possibly your health, by not seeking medical care.
Do a tissue test to find out your skin type. Press a tissue on your face first thing in the morning. Your natural facial oils on the tissue reveal if you have oily, dry, normal or combination skin. Based on the results, you can then select the most appropriate kinds of facial care products you should be using.
If you would like baby soft skin and shiny nails, you need to pamper your hands. Use a sugar scrub to exfoliate and let it sit for a few minutes. Rinse thoroughly with warm water and moisturize with a good quality hand cream. Rub the cream thoroughly into your hands and cuticles. Then, give yourself a manicure and admire how great it looks.
If your legs are suffering from dry, chapped skin, your skin care regimen may be to blame. Ditch harsh germicidal cleansers, avoid scalding-hot water and stop scrubbing aggressively. Germicidal soaps have the tendency to strip your skin of necessary and natural oils. Harsh scrubbing and very hot water can damage the protective layer of your skin. Therefore, you should use beauty soap in mild-temperature water, and gently rub your skin to prevent dryness.
The advice covered in this article will help you restore and maintain your skin. Implement the tips mentioned into your skin care regimen, and you’ll reap the benefits for years upon years.