Restoration and rejuvenation after a trip on vacation, a business trip or a late party
August 18, 2012
You have reached the moment of the year when fully depressed feel? If you've spent the last month on the road, visiting friends and relatives, working long hours, consuming fatty foods, or a long time did not go to sleep because of the holiday rush, it is now a good time to stop. Most likely, you woke up one morning and realized that the whole past month reflected on your skin, mostly on the face. But do not despair, it can be corrected, if you know how.
Regenerates the skin
- Use simplicity. Restore your skin should not be too time-consuming process. It should be as simple as a facial cleansing. If you are on a trip or want to reduce everyday chores, use your usual arsenal and wash with mild, odorless detergent to remove makeup and germs from the skin.
- Avoid skin irritation. To protect the skin from moisture loss, I wash with warm water sparingly, as too hot water can dry skin and cause irritation. You can also reduce the discomfort of the skin, avoiding heavy, causing itching, tissue. In the winter months, when your skin is particularly sensitive, smooth cotton fabrics will not cause any irritation.
Moisturizes and protects
- Do not let the moisture away. To best moisturize the skin and to cope with dry air after flying in an airplane, or in cold winter weather, apply your favorite moisturizer or cleanser to the skin can fully absorb moisture. Simplify your daily skin care, using a moisturizer containing sunscreen ingredients. Daily use of cosmetics with SPF 15 will protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun.
- Prevent the harmful effects of sunlight. Skin protection - is not only drawing on it of necessary funds for their care. Prevents wrinkles, being careful not to stay in the sun, when it is hottest, in the late morning and early afternoon. If you plan to be outside during those hours, how can we better up close clothing and wear a hat for added protection. Over time, your skin without wrinkles and age spots will thank you for these extra security measures.
Do not overdo it with make-up
If you still plan to use makeup on the day after the late evening, the following tips to make your face was fresh and had a healthy glow.
- Take corrective means to brighten tired, puffy eyes, and faded skin.
- After moisturizing or correcting means apply a thin layer of compact powder.
- Still you feel haggard? Apply a light layer of bronzer to give the face a natural glow and color to your cheeks.
- If your lips are rough and tightness, use lip balm. It is best to use a balm containing shea butter and cocoa to the lips are soft and have received the necessary power.
- Pass the overlaying full makeup on the eyes and choose your favorite mascara.
Eat right and throw the bad habits
Restoration of skin actually starts from the inside, starting with water and daily lifestyle.
- Try to use a humidifier in the dry winter months for additional moisture.
- Enrich your diet with foods rich in essential fatty acids such as flaxseed or salmon to maintain their skin.
- If you smoke, this year try to quit the habit for good. Smoking dries out your skin's blood vessels, which reduces blood flow, depriving your skin of oxygen and nutrients needed for healthy skin. Smoking also makes the skin less elastic, it also adds a wrinkle to you.
In taking such important decisions, be sure you choose the right time for yourself. Excessive stress
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It can only worsen the condition of dry skin, so do not take on too much, and to arrange a break in the weekend. Your skin will thank you for it.
What you need to know, changing lifestyles
- Seasonal skin care. Your usual way of life in the spring or summer may not be appropriate for a winter climate. Moisturizers water based not cope with the dryness that occurs in the colder months of the year. Go to the creams containing oils, to help the skin retain moisture. For very dry skin in the winter, use a thick cream moisturizer.
- Consider your skin type
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. When you define a seasonal skin care, do not forget about what it is your skin type. If you have oily skin
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You can be and will not need to move to a fatty wetting agents, as this may lead to clogged pores and pimples. Better to use a light lotion. For combination skin
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Use a stronger moisturizer for dry skin areas, and light lotion for everything else.
Choice of cleaning and wetting agents, as well as the selection of programs for skin care may seem difficult task, since it is vital to make the skin healthy and radiant. Do not let seasonal angst and your busy lives to crush you, and ensuring the health of your skin after the holidays can be as simple a process as the proper selection of the cleaning or moisturizer for the skin.
Oily hair: solving the problem of excess sebum
September 28, 2011
Greasy hair - it's not so bad, but they require special care, without which it is not only the hair, but the whole appearance of the person acquiring the features of untidiness and slovenliness. As always, increased greasiness of hair (and everything that is connected with the skin) depends on the human endocrine system.
Why does hair become fat
Greasy hair become oily scalp, that is when too active sebaceous glands are functioning. On the one hand sebum covers the hair and protects them from external influences, and on the other creates an untidy and unattractive appearance. And the expressed violations of metabolic processes in the skin may even lead to hair loss.
Increased sebum secretion of the scalp may occur at various hormonal disorders (blood too much male sex hormone testosterone), inappropriate irregular meals with the use of large amounts of spicy, fatty or sweet food (a skin condition in general is closely linked with the state of the gastrointestinal tract) , constant stress and a sedentary lifestyle.
How to reduce the fat content of hair
First of all, you must observe the regime of the day, alternating load with the rest, is particularly important enough sleep at night. With enough quality sleep
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stresses have minimal effects on the body.
It is also necessary to adjust the power. To the gastrointestinal tract working properly, the food should be taken at least four times a day, and even better - 6 times in small portions. From diet to exclude all fat, spicy, salty, sweet, pastry, alcoholic drinks, strong tea and coffee.
And, of course, need to move from this improves metabolism
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And hence the condition of the skin.
Very important is also proper care for oily hair.
Rules of proper care for oily hair
Oily scalp it is not necessary to irritate and stimulate the production of new portions of sebum. All manipulations must be carried out carefully and gently.
Wash oily hair should be at least of contamination, that is, the first signs of fat. Thus it is necessary to alternate shampoos for oily hair (they regulate the activity of sebaceous glands) with special shampoo for frequent use (washed hair and improves their appearance) - such care will most beneficial effect on the hair. Especially useful are shampoos, which include citrus fruits, which contribute to the restoration of the sebaceous glands and remove surface dead skin cells.
After washing your hair, you can rinse the infusion of herbs (eg chamomile, calendula, oak bark, plantain) or a solution of apple cider vinegar, adding it a tablespoon per gallon of water.
Folk wisdom recommends washing greasy hair mustard (a tablespoon of dry mustard diluted in cool water and add two liters of hot water). After such a cleaning head can be rinsed with water with apple cider vinegar or ammonia (a teaspoon per gallon of water).
You can also add in the usual shampoo to wash hair two drops of tea tree oil
Tea tree oil
. Then you need to apply shampoo to the hair, left for five minutes and then washed as usual head.
There are shampoos for dry hair, which is usually produced in aerosols. After application of the spray on hair evenly distribute it through the hair, leave for a few minutes, then comb your hair.
How to reduce the fat content of the hair with the help of home remedies
There are many recipes for how to do this, for example, in the evening apply on the scalp yogurt (you can rub a little, but not much - massage can stimulate sebum secretion), tie head scarf, and in the morning to wash in the usual way; better without the hair dryer to dry. It is also possible for an hour before washing your hair gently rub into the scalp aloe juice
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. After washing, you can use special balms for oily hair or mask. To reduce the greasiness also useful to rub into the scalp lemon juice.
Masks for oily hair:
- the yolk of a raw egg mixed with two teaspoons of vodka, add half a teaspoon of lemon juice, apply on the scalp, gently rubbing, after washing and leave for ten minutes, then rinse hair thoroughly;
- three tablespoons of green spruce needles pour a liter of boiling water, cook for twenty minutes, cool, strain, wring out and gently rubbed into the scalp;
- crumble slice of black bread, pour a glass of boiling water, leave for twenty minutes, then rub the pulp through a fine sieve and apply it on the scalp gently rubbing and leave for half an hour, then rinse your head;
- protein beat two eggs in a cool foam and gently rub into the scalp; When dry, wash your hair in the usual way.
With regular proper care for oily hair can achieve a state where the hair will look great and not too quickly become greasy.