How to care for your skin in winter

January 27, 2008

 care for your skin in winter
   The changing seasons are usually accompanied by a change of clothes. But the coming of winter also means the need to change skin care regimen. When the mercury creeps steadily down, it's time to take care of your skin as possible and facilitate adaptation to changing weather conditions.

 How to care for your skin in winter

To save face

The facial skin is very sensitive, so you can not use one and the same means throughout the year. Choose separate funds for each season, taking into account individual needs and skin type (dry, oily, normal or mixed).

For oily skin prone to acne, adaptation to change in the weather is especially important. Experts say that means that you used to remove greasy and preventing the sebum production in the summer, winter is already ineffective. Using "summer" cleaning agents in winter can cause dryness and irritation of the skin.

If you regularly use anti-acne Acne: facial trouble  Acne: facial trouble
 , Dermatologists recommend to stay away from products containing benzoyl peroxide, sulfuric acid and salicylic acid. Dry and cold weather usually increases drying effect of these components. Also be careful with retinoids - their use can lead to a noticeable flaking skin. If you use a detergent to remove acne, which dries the skin, in the winter time, change it to a lotion or cream to the same effect.

Dry and mature skin requires cleansing lotion containing no foaming or lathering ingredients. Lather produced by chemical detergents, the skin dries out even more. We also recommend to replace the cleansing lotions cleansing cream.

Choose a tonic for the skin that does not contain alcohol. Tonics containing alcohol can affect the production of natural oils in the skin and thus deprive her of the natural moisture, which will only exacerbate the dryness of the skin.

To restore the skin color of spring, do not forget about peeling. Cells dry skin Dry skin: care and treatment  Dry skin: care and treatment
   accumulate on the surface, because of what the skin looks dull and unhealthy. In the process of peeling you remove the dead skin cells and stimulate new cell growth. Peeling can be used natural home remedies - oatmeal, clay and rice powder.

 How to care for your skin in winter

Attention hands!

No matter how fresh and well-groomed or look of your face, on the hands should not be forgotten, especially in winter. Dry cracked skin on the hands is an unpleasant feeling of tightness, and besides, show your age. Try to always carry with hand cream and use it before and after the exit to the street and into contact with water.

 How to care for your skin in winter

Body language

Using harsh soaps (such as antibacterial soaps, or containing a lot of colors and flavors) is appropriate in the summer and spring, but in the colder months you will have to move to a more gentle cleanser. Potent cleaning ingredients it needs deprive the skin of natural oils, and in the absence of normal moisture, they can only aggravate the situation. If you prefer squared soap, choose soap with moisturizing effect.

 How to care for your skin in winter

Sun protection

It is not necessary to think that lowering the temperature means that no longer need to be afraid of sunlight. Clouds reflect sunlight which increases the likelihood of skin cancer. Continue to use sunscreen Sunscreen is not just for the beach  Sunscreen is not just for the beach
 When to go out.

 How to care for your skin in winter

Normalize the color of the skin

Winter - the perfect time to eliminate the depigmentation of the skin due to exposure to the sun for several hours in the hot summer. Violation of skin pigmentation may require special intervention and the use of special tools. This is necessary to avoid sunlight. Do not forget to discuss this problem with your doctor or dermatologist.

 How to care for your skin in winter

Take care of your lips

Begin to care for lips How to care for lips attraction in all seasons  How to care for lips attraction in all seasons
   You can now until winter began. To prevent skin dryness or cracking lips constantly use hygienic lipstick or balm. Try to use the balm wax-based today, to prevent dry skin.

If you get rid of the dryness of the lips can not be, ask a dermatologist to prescribe 2, 5% hydrocortisone ointment - is an effective means of eliminating dry lips.

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Facial massage - support youth Oval

September 2, 2007

 face massage
   Beauty secrets that came from the East today attracts women worldwide. Facial massage - one of them. It has roots in traditional Chinese medicine Traditional Chinese medicine and treatment for problem skin  Traditional Chinese medicine and treatment for problem skin
 . It is known that it has been used for over a thousand years. Today some of the world's largest cosmetics brands offer products that work most effectively in combination with a facial massage.

The basis of the theory of facial massage is that the appearance of the face reflects the state of internal organs. For example, the large dark circles under the eyes can indicate renal insufficiency, yellowish skin - a problem with the liver, and so on. Although with only one facial massage with these problems can not cope, it allows a person to look much better, younger and even get rid of wrinkles.

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How useful massage

For a long time the West believed that one of the best ways to keep youth and freshness of the skin - touch it as little as possible. Body massage is popular for a long time, but has only recently begun to recognize the professionals that need it and face.

Facial massage can be used during the daily cleansing of the face. It improves blood circulation, thereby significantly improving the skin color.

Furthermore, facial relaxes facial muscles, thus preventing the appearance of wrinkles. Improve the supply of oxygen to tissues, it helps to deal with the swelling on his face.

It is believed that facial useful at any age, but its effect is particularly marked after 40 years. Approximately at this age (someone slightly earlier or later) begin to degrade the collagen and elastin that support muscle, adipose tissue and skin, which is situated above them. Because of this, the skin becomes more susceptible to the action of gravity and other external factors. Facial massage prevents sagging of the skin, improving blood circulation in the tissues; oils, which are used during the massage, nourish and moisturize the skin.

But even if you do not time to fight wrinkles, facial massage can be very useful for you. Facial massage, as well as body massage helps to reduce levels of stress hormones How to beat stress? Create an oasis  How to beat stress? Create an oasis
 . These hormones can cause acne and blackheads, destroy the natural protective barrier of the skin, which leads to increased evaporation of water, and dry skin. However, if you have a problem skin, massage should be done carefully - friction and oil can worsen the symptoms of acne. You come massage techniques that do not use oil, and the main motion - a pat on the skin with your fingers, not friction.

Perhaps a facial massage is not such a powerful tool, as some cosmetic procedures, it provides something more important: relaxation Relaxation and stress - calm, not panic!  Relaxation and stress - calm, not panic!
   and cheerfulness. On the face are many sensitive points stimulation of which has a beneficial effect on the entire body.

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How to get massage oil

For dry skin are ideal olive, almond oil and avocado oil. For oily skin, use oil, jojoba oil or hazelnut, for sensitive skin Sensitive skin: causes and care  Sensitive skin: causes and care
   - Apricot oil.

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How to make your own facial massage

  • Remove makeup and thoroughly clean the face.
  • Dampen a clean towel with warm water and place it on your face for 1-2 minutes. This will improve the flow of blood and oxygen to the skin.
  • Apply on face lotion, cream or oil and massage the skin with circular movements strong. Pay particular attention to those places where there are signs of skin aging. The skin around the eyes should be massaged gently patting her fingertips.
  • If you have problem skin, instead of butter and cream can be used cleansing lotion without alcohol and hard drugs such as salicylic acid.

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