Regardless of how dry your skin, it must be cleaned before bedtime
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Use a soft, gentle means. Makeup, sunscreen, bacteria, dead skin cells, dirt and oil accumulate on your face throughout the day. They can block pores, preventing the skin to breathe normally, or even penetrate into the pores, causing inflammation. Therefore, the skin must be properly cleaned, avoiding aggressive, land resources. But in the morning for those who have dry skin
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, Wash is not necessary - just rinse your face with cool water.
Cleansing: with or without soap?
Aggressive substances contained in soaps, depriving the skin natural moisturizing oils. The result is dryness, irritation and inflammation of the skin. Cleansers not containing soap, also act as soaps - with the difference that they are not washed necessary to moisturize and protect the skin oil.
What should a member of the cleaning agents?
For dry skin should choose cleansers that contain moisturizing agents. Your skin after cleansing to remain soft and smooth. If there is irritation, feeling of tightness or skin starts to peel off, it means that you have chosen is too aggressive cleanser.
What should be avoided
Do not use soaps and cleansers containing flavors and alcohol. Avoid antibacterial soap - it dries the skin very strongly. Before using any funds, which include exfoliating agents (eg, glycolic acid), consult a dermatologist. Some tools of this type can cause severe irritation of the skin dry.
Water and dry skin
When we take a shower and bath, the skin is saturated with moisture, but at the same time, it washed away the natural oils. Hot water dries the skin faster than cold, so it is recommended to take a shower for no longer than 10 minutes and does not involve too much hot water. As long as you take a shower and dry, keep the bathroom door closed - vapor in the air contributes to skin hydration.
The good news: If you have dry skin, you can not spend money on expensive scrubs. The abrasive particles in the dry skrabah irritate the skin and sometimes cause severe irritation. For some women, this reaction is even cleansing
Cleaning the skin - what tools should I use?
with a sponge or cloth for the face. It is best to wash your face with a mild cleanser and their own hands.
First, wash your hands, then - face
As you wash your face with his hands, first of all, you need to thoroughly wash them. Then moisten the face with cool water, and then your hands are wet, apply the cleanser to it. If it is almost no foam, do not worry - soft means for dry skin usually do not give abundant foam. And remember, your task - to make the skin soft and smooth, and not wash her squeaky.
Gentle facial massage
When it comes to cleansing dry skin, more is not better. Squeeze on the palm a few drops of cleanser and evenly distribute it in the face. Then gently massage the face, performing a circular motion with your fingertips. Be especially careful massaging the skin around the eyes.
Do not wipe your face dry
Do not spoil the perfect procedure for cleansing facial skin, making one of the most common mistakes - to wipe face with a towel dry, and often rub it. Friction towels on the skin, like a scrub, can cause irritation and inflammation. Simply rinse your face with cool water, then blot it with a clean cotton towel or cloth. The skin then has to stay a little moist.
Exfoliation is necessary to care for every skin type because it removes dead skin cells and thus helps moisturizers to penetrate deeper into the skin. However, women with dry skin need to choose very soft exfoliating agent. Best suited are those which contain synthetic abrasive particles - they do not have sharp edges that can damage the skin (as opposed to, for example, scrubs with ground apricot pits). Remember that exfoliation in any case should not cause severe discomfort or pain.
Hydration and moisturizing again
Even the most effective cleansing is useless without subsequent humidification, and vice versa - if you are not pre-cleaned skin, and moisturize it almost does not make sense. Apply moisturizer within three minutes after cleansing - this time even skin pores opened, and the cells are ready to absorb moisture.
The composition of moisturizers
For dry skin are best moisturizing creams and lotions are not easy. Ingredients such as glycerol
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propylene glycol, and saturated with moisture upper layer of the skin and emollients (pertolatum, lanolin, mineral oil, and dimethicone) help to retain moisture in the skin.
Before using any new moisturizer, test it on a small area of the skin of the forearm. Apply it once or twice during the day and look at the result: if signs of irritation, you have to look for another cream, if not - you can use it for facial skin care.