Those falling leaves aren't the only things getting dry this fall. Just take a look at your skin. To help prevent that alligator look this winter, take steps this fall to get your skin into shape after the summer sun and water exposure have depleted precious moisture and nutrients. Realtors have a favorite line “location, location, location”. Dermatologists have their standard fall and winter mantra “moisturize, moisturize, moisturize”. Here are helpful tips to keep in mind to make the most of your moisturizing experience:
- Don't Over Bathe
Time was when dermatologists used to tell those prone to horribly dry skin to bathe just once a week. Can you imagine? This myth continues to surface periodically. Nothing could be farther from the truth. What you do need to understand is that whenever you take a bath or shower, as the wash water evaporates from the skin, it takes valuable moisture from the epidermis with it leaving skin vulnerable. What you can do is cut down on the frequency of daily bathing (yes, there are people who through either personal hygiene habits or their jobs bathe more than once a day) and make sure you follow some of the other rules below. Towel dry very well, consider a product like Aquis Body Towel so that you get this bath water off your skin before evaporation has the opportunity to leave your skin dehydrated.
- Add Bath Oil
If you like taking a bath, one way to help hydrate your skin is to add bath oil into your water. It's luxurious, helps leave the skin feeling quite smooth and some contain aromatherapy ingredients to create a relaxing mood, something we just can never get enough of. Robathol Bath Oil and L'Occitane Almond Shower Oil are great options. Bath oils also come in therapeutic formulations. For anyone prone to psoriasis, Balnetar Therapeutic Tar Bath is one of those can't live without items from September through May. The tar helps alleviate much of the itching and flaking while the oil base helps hydrate dry cracking skin. A note of practicality when using any bath oilthey make your tub slippery! For those of you who would rather not bathe than get into the tub, nothing says you cannot apply splash some oil onto your skin while you shower.
- Carry Extra Hand Cream With You
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Due to constant exposure to sunlight and pollution, our skin collects dirt. In order to maintain a healthy and clear face, cleaning our face becomes a necessity. Acne, pimple and blemish are regular problems faced by our skin. They can be a huge source of embarrassment if not treated in proper time.
Generally teenagers face this problem due to fluctuations in hormonal levels and lack of primary hygiene. We mostly see people with an oily skin encounter these problems at a higher rate. Oily membrane easily collects more dust and makes our skin dirty. In order to obtain a clear features , we should have proper diet and drink lots of water . It plays a vital role to clean the face effectively and by removing all the marks and dirt from the appearance.
“Over the past five years we've seen more and more men buying serums, eye creams and anti-aging products. We've seen a significant increase as baby boomers are becoming more aware of skin care,” he said. “But guys even as young as late 20s, early 30s and 40s are concerned about taking care of their skin. It's pleasantly surprising.”
But not shocking. Perhaps it took the metrosexual movement to convince men that it's OK to take greater care in cleansing, shaving, moisturizing and protecting their skin. Even something like putting on SPF shouldn't be considered a girlie indulgence; it's the smart thing to do.
The beauty industry has responded by creating new and better formulas to save a man's face.
Frequently Asked Questions Q: Does Olay Regenerist Micro Dermal Abrasion Work?
A: The Over The Counter microdermabrasia product from Olay Regenerist works for some people and doesn't work for others. There are many satisfied consumers who say that Olay Regenerist product does make their skin look younger and feel smother. However, there are some unhappy consumers who say the kit is either too aggressive, causing them skin irritations and break-outs, or not very effective in removing fine scars and wrinkles. The only way to find out if the product works for you is to try to get a free sample and test the formula on your face.
Q: How Is Micro Derma Abrasion Different From Glycolic Acid?
A: Glycolic acid is used as a light chemical peel. It removes the uppermost layer of skin. Light chemical peels and microdermabrasia are both non-invasive procedures that can also be performed at-home with special consumer kits. Neither has any major risks or side-effects and both have limited effectiveness. They can help diminish or even remove superficial scarring and wrinkles, age spots, stretch marks and uneven skin texture. For deeper skin imperfections, you may need a more invasive procedure.
Q: How Safe Is Having Micro Derma Brasion If I Have Psoriasis?
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If you are worried about the shipping time while shopping online on internet, some stores even let you buy online and then you can pick up from a nearby store. Not only single item you can buy lots of things like:
(1). Heated Eyelash Curler (Pink)
“Patients are deluded into thinking that their health can somehow be mysteriously harmed by something in their diet.”
This is a quote from an article published in 1971 in American Family Physician.
That's not all.
Youth whosuffer from the skin condition acne, feel as if it is some type of curse. It affects many individuals opinion of themselves as they feel that they look repulsive with the acne spread across their face. Throughout the years, there have been many different products that have been created for the treatment of acne. Some have been very successful in the treatment of this problem, Glycolic Acid being one of them. The use of glycolic acid and the treatment of acne will be looked at in depth by this article.
The reputation that glycolic has, is that it is known to be very effective in treating and reducing acne and acne scars. This is listed as an active ingredient in many different skin creams. Its effectiveness at destroying bacteria is what makes it so popular. The reduction of papules, pustules and comedones can occur if the acid is used over a specific period of time. There are very few side effects related to the use of the acid, this is due to its composition.
“It is said that no star is a heroine to her makeup artist.” — Richard Corliss, American writer
If you are like me, you're constantly surprised when you find out how old some of Hollywood's hottest and still-working celebrities are.
Who knew Susan Sarandon was past 60, or Christie Brinkley (a face of Cover Girl) was born in 1954. Of course, looking young in Hollywood means avoiding an early, forced retirement, but just what ARE these celebrity secrets? And better yet, how can you and I benefit from what they use and what they know?
Though there is no cure for acne, treatment options are plentiful, and range from oral antibiotics to natural oils. If you don't want to use harsh, chemical-filled lotions and gels, you can try the holistic approach. Keep in mind that many of these holistic acne treatments have not undergone extensive clinical trials to determine their efficacy. Talk to your dermatologist before trying any of these treatments.
Tea Tree Oil
According to Dr. Lawrence E. Gibson of the Mayo Clinic, a 5 percent concentration of tea tree oil has been shown to be as effective in fighting acne as a 5 percent concentration of benzoyl peroxide, which is one of the most potent acne-fighting medications available. Tea tree oil can be found as an active ingredient in gels, creams and lotions. According to the EBSCO Complementary and Alternative Medicine review board, one randomized, double-blind study found that tea tree oil used by people with mild to moderate acne was effective in reducing the number and severity of blemishes as opposed to a placebo.
Alpha Hydroxy Acid – “AHA” (aka Glycolic Acid)
Naturally occurring acid which powerfully exfoliates – I prefer 10% concentrations
I do the Regimen religiously every day. However, once in a while I'll still see a zit forming somewhere. In that case, I still do the Regimen, but I also blast the zit with 10% glycolic acid after applying the benzoyl peroxide. In my personal experience, this combo often prevents the zit from maturing. I asked other people to see how this worked for them, and they weighed in on it here. Keep in mind that the way this works best is if you catch it very early.