To preserve youthfulness of skin you need every day to give her a little time. Forget about expensive creams, tonics, lotions and other cosmetic products you see on store shelves. To keep the skin in good condition, no need to spend a lot of money or a lot of time. Magicforum gathered a few tips on skin care.
The structure of the skin
The skin consists of three main layers. The outer layer that we see called the epidermis, and its most important job is to retain moisture and protect against the ingress of dust particles, dirt and other adverse environmental factors.
The epidermal cells are regularly updated due to the second layer – the dermis. In the dermis are nerve endings, small blood vessels, fat cells, sebaceous glands and hair follicles.
The third layer of skin is subcutaneous tissue. It contains large number of fat cells.
Principles of skin care
Regardless of skin type (dry, oily or normal), there are certain rules protect your skin from negative environmental conditions. Therefore, remember the following:
After washing with soap and water, thoroughly rinse the skin with warm water. Remaining traces of soap or detergent on the skin can clog pores, causing blemishes and blackheads.
Always use a moisturizer after cleaning the face. It helps the skin maintain moisture. Skin ages because it gradually dries out, so these activities should be carried out regularly.
Also, during washing, you can use mild scrubs to remove dead skin cells (no more than 1-2 times a week), home-made. Massage the skin gently with a soft cloth, wrung out in warm water, lightly dusted with fine table salt or baking soda (avoid the skin around the eyes). Rinse thoroughly with warm water and apply some cream. Repeat weekly if the skin is not very sensitive.
Do not use very hot water for washing, do not take very hot baths – this can damage the skin.
The use of large amounts of cool water during washing – it is the perfect thing to soften and tone the skin. Don’t forget about moisturizer!
Eat lots of fresh vegetables, fruits and whole bread, and drink plenty of water. From time to time, you can take vitamin C (if no Allergy) as an additional support not only for skin but also for the whole body. Remember that Smoking and drinking large amounts of tea, coffee or alcohol has a negative impact on the skin.
No need to sit on a hard diet for quick weight loss – this results in premature appearance of wrinkles. It is better to regularly do a simple exercise that will help to keep the harmony and will have a positive impact on the entire body.
Children’s skin is quite resistant, but, nevertheless, this cannot be ignored. Always RUB a little baby oil on the baby’s face before he goes out on the street, especially in cold, windy weather. This simple precaution to ensure a beautiful and healthy skin in the future.
Care rules, depending on skin type
Even with all care, very few of us have perfect skin. About 50 percent boys and girls have oily skin during puberty, and it often continues into adulthood. The complexion often takes on a dirty hue, with enlarged pores. Most in this respect suffers the forehead, nose and chin.
Oily skin is more prone to rashes. It is usually caused by hormonal changes in the body – for example, just before menstruation.
Skin condition is also exacerbated by nervous tension. In many cases the defects are eliminated, if adhered to General rules for skin care.
It is important to know how to take care of each skin type, because they vary depending on age, nutrition, and other factors. By following these simple rules, you will be able to effectively take care of your skin:
Oily skin sensitive to wrong treatment, and at the slightest provocation is likely to appear acne. Therefore, it is very important that skin and her touch remained clean. Wash oily skin using simple soap. Do not attempt to remove all grease fat from the skin using excessively harsh scrubs, cleansers and astringents, because the skin will become dehydrated and deprived of its natural essential oils and the body will react, creating even more fat to compensate for the loss.
Women should use a regular moisturizer as a base for makeup and to avoid attempts to disguise the stains a generous application of Foundation.
Oily skin with lots of rashes can be soothed, causing a warm compress soaked in a mixture of one teaspoon of sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) in one Cup of warm water.
Despite the problems with oily skin, you can console yourself with the fact that it usually improves with age, and that she stays younger than dry skin.
Dry skin feels tense and is often sick. This skin type should be treated extremely carefully, as it is more prone to wrinkles. It must be protected at any time from heat and cold, using a moisturizing cream even at home. In winter, each room put a bowl of water near heaters to keep the moisture in the air so that your skin does not dry up. Also, use the cream at night. Always remove excess cream in five minutes after application.
Dry skin can be extremely sensitive because the epidermis is particularly thin and is easily influenced by weather, emotional distress, hot beverages and some cosmetics.
Exercises for face
Daily take time to do some exercise for the facebecause the facial muscles need to be toned in the same way as any other part of the body. Here are 4 good exercises:
Close your lips and fill cheeks with air. Press down with fingers on cheeks, but not let the air escape. Count to ten and then relax.
Try to touch your nose to your lower lip.
Open your mouth and tilt the head. Then open and close the mouth, clenching his teeth.
Slide the scalp back from the edge of the hair with your palm to smooth out the wrinkles on his forehead.
Each exercise repeat at least 10 times.
Sometimes we notice that our skin often looks dull and lifeless. But natural complexion can be restored if you spend five minutes, gently tapping on the face with fingertips in circular movements to stimulate blood circulation.
Face mask – a godsend for the skin. Make a nourishing mask by mixing one teaspoon of brewer’s yeast in two teaspoons of warm water. Apply the mask on face, leave for a few minutes, then rinse with plenty of warm water.
Holders of oily skin will be delighted from the mask, made of beaten eggsmixed with one-fourth teaspoon lemon juice.
At first glance it may seem that there are too many “simple” rules, but it’s amazing how easy they can be used in your daily life. Remember that after twenty years, the skin gradually loses its elasticity and begins to age, so care for it just need!
Previously cosmetologists called the most effective ways of skin care.