Sunday, 26 April 2015

8 Secrets to Getting Great Skin

Secret #1: Do what your mom always told you to do. “Sun protection is essential for nice skin. If you smoke, quit. Eat blueberries and other fruits with rich color, which are full of antioxidants. Deep red, yellow and green vegetables are also good. Despite the warnings about mercury and other contaminants, I think fish, with its oils, is very healthy. Stay hydrated. Don’t overdo alcohol and caffeine. And, yes, get enough sleep. Most of us do not.”

Secret #2: Don’t have model envy: A slim bod doesn’t necessarily mean it’s cellulite-free. “Cellulite is caused when little bits of fatty tissue push through the fibrous connective-tissue lattice that is part of the normal structure of our [skin],” says Dr. Gordon. “The fatty tissue itself is soft, and the fibrous connective tissue is tough. So you can think of it as the soft fat popping through the open spaces between the strands of fibrous tissue. No matter the body shape, even little bits of fat can push their way through.” Long story short: Fatty tissue—aka cellulite—can show up on all shapes and sizes, even Gisele-like frames.

Secret #3: Skip the salsa and chips; avoiding salty foods and other water-retention traps can help decrease the appearance of cellulite. “If you retain fluids, you may feel your cellulite is worse than if you don’t,” says Dr. Gordon. “The more fat there is and the boggier that soft fat is, the more likely it is to push through the connective tissue”—and show up as cellulite. Let’s hear it for low-sodium soy sauce!

Secret #4: Seek out a sweet exfoliator. “Harsh exfoliators may chafe the skin,” says Gordon. “I like a sugar scrub because it dissolves as you use it. For this reason, it’s hard to over-exfoliate with a well-made sugar scrub.” Check out the new soft, body-friendly line of St. Ives Moisturizing In-Shower Exfoliating Body Polishes.

Secret #5: Give your body H20 from head to toe. When you’re in the bath or shower, make good use of your awesome new exfoliator or body polish. After toweling off, apply a rich moisturizer while the skin is still damp.

Secret #6: Keep in mind that fancy-schmancy moisturizers may not be more effective. “These days a lot of high-tech engineering goes into the development of moisturizers. While moisturizing ingredients such as shea butter are good to look for, it’s not easy to identify the good—or bad—moisturizers by looking at ingredients alone,” advises Gordon, who recommends looking for a name you trust and price point you will feel comfortable using every day. “Ultimately, it is the daily use of a moisturizer that makes it effective,” she says.

Secret #7: Look for ingredients found in your favorite liquids. Green tea, which contains restorative antioxidants, can be found in many helpful skin-smoothing products, as can caffeine. “It’s just conjecture on my part,” says Dr. Gordon, “but it may be that caffeine constricts the tiny vessels in the skin and the slight local ‘dehydration’ that results prevents the fat from poking through.”

Secret #8: Slap on the SPF, even on non-beach days. “A lot of people don’t think they are getting sun unless they are lying on the beach,” says Dr. Gordon. “Many people look at me funny when I tell them that your skin doesn’t care if you get sun lying down or walking around.”

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How to Get Clear Skin at Home

Every woman wants picture-perfect, flawless skin. Clear and beautiful skin is one of the main elements of a person’s beauty. Healthy skin helps you feel beautiful as well.

Your skin care regimen and lifestyle habits are the primary predictors of your skin’s health. Some of the leading factors that take a toll on the quality and texture of your skin are stress, lack of sleep, poor nutrition, pollution, damage from the sun’s ultraviolet rays, excessive smoking and drinking alcohol.

There are thousands of skin and beauty care products that promise to give you clear and glowing skin. Instead of relying on these products, you can try some simple and easy home remedies to improve the overall health and appearance of your skin.

Here are the top 10 ways to get clear skin at home.

1. Lemon
Lemon is one of the best ingredients that you can use to promote clear skin. The citric acid present in lemon helps keep the skin clear by removing dead cells, and its vitamin C content helps reduce dark spots by increasing the cell renewal process. Lemon also has bleaching properties that will help improve your overall skin complexion.

Apply fresh-squeezed lemon juice to your entire face and neck. Leave it on for 10 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water. After this, rub cucumber slices on your skin to soften and moisturize it. Do this daily or every other day.
Another option is squeeze the juice of one-half lemon and mix one to two tablespoons of raw honey in it. Apply it on your face, leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes and then rinse it off.
To exfoliate your skin, mix two teaspoons each of lemon juice and sugar. Apply the mixture on your face, neck and hands. Scrub in a circular motion and leave it on for 10 minutes. Then rinse it off with lukewarm water. Follow this remedy once a week to enjoy glowing skin.

2. Turmeric
Turmeric is an excellent antiseptic and skin-lightening agent that helps minimize scars and other marks. Plus, turmeric can alleviate allergic, inflammatory and infectious skin disorders that make your skin look dull and lifeless.

Mix one tablespoon of turmeric powder with enough pineapple juice to make a paste. Apply the paste to your face and neck. Leave it on until the paste dries completely. Then wash it off with lukewarm water. Follow this remedy two or three times a week to reduce the appearance of spots on skin.
Make a paste by mixing equal amounts of turmeric powder and gram flour with a little water or milk. Apply it evenly on your skin and leave it on until it dries. Wash it off with lukewarm water, scrubbing your skin gently in a circular motion. Follow this remedy once a week to lighten your skin tone and remove scars.

3. Honey
To enjoy clear skin, your need to keep your skin well moisturized. Honey is a great moisturizer and also has antibacterial properties that help ward off infection.

Apply raw honey directly on your skin. Let it dry naturally and then rinse it off with lukewarm water. The water content in honey will deeply moisturize the skin, making it soft and supple. Do this simple remedy once daily or every other day.
Alternatively, mix two teaspoons of milk and one teaspoon of honey. Then add one teaspoon of gram flour and mix it in well. Apply it all over your face. Leave it on for 20 minutes and then rinse it off with warm water. Use this face mask once a week to enjoy radiant and clear skin.

4. Aloe Vera
Aloe vera has many benefits for the skin. It has antibacterial properties that help kill bacteria that cause acne, anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe irritated skin, and astringent properties that help heal scars. Plus, aloe vera moisturizes the skin and stimulates new skin cell growth.

Extract the gel from an aloe vera leaf.
Apply the gel on your face using a cotton ball.
Allow it to dry on its own for about half an hour, and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Follow this remedy daily or several times per week.

5. Baking Soda
Baking soda balances pH levels of the skin, which is very important to maintain clear skin. Plus, its mild antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties help deal with problems like acne, pimples and spots. It also works as an excellent exfoliating agent to keep the skin free from dirt, impurities and dead skin cells.

Mix one teaspoon of baking soda with one teaspoon of water or lemon juice to make a paste. Cleanse your face and use the paste to gently exfoliate the skin. Finally rinse your face with lukewarm water and pat it dry with a towel. Follow this remedy two or three times a week.
Alternatively, mix one teaspoon each of baking soda and raw honey. Apply this mixture onto damp skin and massage gently for just one minute. Then wash with lukewarm water. Finally, splash some cold water on your face to close the pores. Follow this remedy once a week.

6. Cucumber
Cucumbers contain hydrating, nourishing and astringent properties that are very good for skin. They can improve the overall appearance of your skin by repairing damaged skin cells, removing dead skin cells and adding a fresh glow.

Cut a fresh cucumber into thick slices, and rub them thoroughly all over your face. Leave it on overnight and rinse with warm water in the morning. Do this daily before going to bed.
Alternatively, make a mixture with equal amounts of cucumber juice and lemon juice. Apply this mixture to your skin, allow it to dry completely, and then wash it off with warm water. Do this daily.

7. Papaya
Papaya can be used to improve your skin’s texture and maintain clear skin. It has natural bleaching properties that help reduce the appearance of scars. Plus, the enzyme papain present in papaya has antibacterial and wound healing abilities and also aids in removing dead, damaged skin.

Chop a ripe papaya into small pieces.
Combine the papaya with one teaspoon each of sandalwood powder and honey. Grind these ingredients into a paste.
Apply the paste all over your face and neck.
Leave it on for half an hour. Then rinse it off with cool water and pat dry your skin.
Finally apply some rose water on your face.
Follow this remedy once a week to notice a visible change in your skin tone.

8. Walnut
Walnuts can bring a beautiful glow to dull, dry and lifeless skin. Walnuts have antioxidants that help repair skin cells and promote radiant skin. Walnut in powder form can be used to exfoliate your skin and remove impurities and dirt that an ordinary cleansing product cannot do.

Mix two teaspoons of walnut powder with two tablespoons of plain yogurt to make a paste. Apply this paste on your face and neck. When the paste dries, scrub the mixture around your face and then rinse it off with lukewarm water. Use this face mask once a week.
Soak three walnuts in water overnight. In the morning, mix in one teaspoon of rose water to make a paste. Apply the paste on your face. Leave it on for an hour and then rinse it off with lukewarm water. Follow this remedy once a week.
You can also eat two or three walnuts with a glass of milk every morning.

9. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is very rich in antioxidants that prevent free radical activity, which is one of the reasons behind dull and lifeless skin. Also, its antibacterial and antifungal properties help maintain clear skin. Plus, it will keep your skin soft and moisturized as this oil can penetrate deep into underlying tissues of the skin.

Gently warm up some coconut oil in a microwave.
Apply the warm oil to your face, neck, hands and legs. Gently massage it into the skin for 10 minutes.
Finally rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Use this treatment once daily.

10. Mint
The main ingredient in mint is menthol, which has cooling and soothing properties that help keep the skin healthy and glowing. Also, it has wonderful healing properties that help fight off skin infections.

Put one teaspoon of mint powder and one tablespoon each of plain yogurt and fuller’s earth in a bowl.
Set it aside for half an hour so that all ingredients get soaked properly. Then stir it to get a smooth paste.
Apply this homemade face pack on your face and neck.
Leave it on until it dries naturally, and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Use this face mask once a week to enjoy clear skin.
You need to use the remedies of your choice on a regular basis to effect changes in your skin. Plus, follow a strict skin care routine that suits your skin type.

Saturday, 25 April 2015

Protecting Your Skin From the Sun

Most skin cancer can be prevented. Use the following tips to protect your skin from the sun. You may decrease your chances of developing skin cancer and help prevent wrinkles.

Avoid sun exposure

The best way to prevent a sunburn is to avoid sun exposure.

Stay out of the midday sun (from 10 in the morning to 4 in the afternoon), which is the strongest sunlight. Find shade if you need to be outdoors. You can also calculate how much ultraviolet (UV) exposure you are getting by using the shadow rule: A shadow that is longer than you are means UV exposure is low; a shadow that is shorter than you are means the UV exposure is high.

Other ways to protect yourself from the sun include wearing protective clothing, such as:

Hats with wide 4 in. (10 cm) brims that cover your neck, ears, eyes, and scalp.
Sunglasses with UV ray protection, to prevent eye damage that may lead to cataracts.
Loose-fitting, tightly woven clothing that covers your arms and legs.
Clothing made with sun protective fabric. These clothes have a special label that tells you how effective they are in protecting your skin from ultraviolet rays.
Preventing sun exposure in children

You should start protecting your child from the sun when he or she is a baby. Because children spend a lot of time outdoors playing, they get most of their lifetime sun exposure in their first 18 years.

It's safest to keep babies younger than 6 months out of the sun. If you can't keep your baby out of the sun, cover your child's skin with hats and clothing. Protect any bare skin with a small amount of sunscreen.
Teach children the ABCs of how to protect their skin from getting sunburned.
A = Away. Stay away from the sun in the middle of the day (from 10 in the morning to 4 in the afternoon).
B = Block. Use a sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 15 or higher to protect babies' and children's very sensitive skin.
C = Cover up. Wear clothing that covers the skin, hats with wide brims, and sunglasses with UV protection. Even children 1 year old should wear sunglasses with UV protection.
S = Speak out. Teach others to protect their skin from sun damage.


Sunscreen protection

If you can't avoid being in the sun, use a sunscreen to help protect your skin while you are in the sun.

Be sure to read the information on the sunscreen label about its SPF value and how much protection it gives your skin. Follow the directions on the label for applying the sunscreen so it is most effective in protecting your skin from the sun's ultraviolet rays.

Choosing a sunscreen

Sunscreens come in lotions, gels, creams, ointments, and sprays. Use a sunscreen that:
Has a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15 or higher.
Says "broad-spectrum" that protects the skin from ultraviolet A and B (UVA and UVB) rays.
Use lip balm or cream that has SPF of 15 or higher to protect your lips from getting sunburned or developing cold sores.
Use a higher SPF at when you are near water, at higher elevations or in tropical climates. Sunscreen effectiveness is affected by the wind, humidity, and altitude.
Some sunscreens say they are water-resistant or waterproof and can protect for about 40 minutes in the sun if a person is doing a water activity.

Applying a sunscreen

Apply the sunscreen at least 30 minutes before going in the sun.
Apply sunscreen to all the skin that will be exposed to the sun, including the nose, ears, neck, scalp, and lips. Sunscreen needs to be applied evenly over the skin and in the amount recommended on the label. Most sunscreens are not completely effective because they are not applied correctly. It usually takes about 1 fl oz (30 mL) to cover an adult's body.
Apply sunscreen every 2 to 3 hours while in the sun and after swimming or sweating a lot. The SPF value decreases if a person sweats heavily or is in water, because water on the skin reduces the amount of protection the sunscreen provides. Wearing a T-shirt while swimming does not protect your skin unless sunscreen has also been applied to your skin under the T-shirt.
Other sunscreen tips

The following tips about sunscreen will help you use it more effectively:

Older adults should always use a sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15 to protect their very sensitive skin.
If you have sensitive skin that burns easily, use a sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15.
If you have dry skin, use a cream or lotion sunscreen.
If you have oily skin or you work in dusty or sandy conditions, use a gel, which dries on the skin without leaving a film.
If your skin is sensitive to skin products or you have had a skin reaction (allergic reaction) to a sunscreen, use a sunscreen that is free of chemicals, para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA), preservatives, perfumes, and alcohol.
If you are going to have high exposure to the sun, consider using a physical sunscreen (sunblock), such as zinc oxide, which will stop all sunlight from reaching the skin.
If you need to use sunscreen and insect repellent with DEET, do not use a product that combines the two. You can apply sunscreen first and then apply the insect repellent with DEET, but the sunscreen needs to be reapplied every 2 hours.

Do not use tanning booths to get a tan. Artificial tanning devices can cause skin damage and increase the risk of skin cancer.

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Thursday, 23 April 2015

8 Steps How to Apply Base Makeup

Basically, every woman wants to look more beautiful. But if it relates to the makeup, it might be different. Perhaps, there are some women who do not like makeup. And, that is their right. Unfortunately, there are some chances that they have to put on makeup. In fact, there are some basics that are actually easy to learn. Meanwhile, make-up is very useful for beautifying the face, including removing stains and wrinkles. Well, here are some basic ways to make up.

1. The very first thing is to choose a foundation. You have to choose the color that suits your skin. If you do not get it, you can mix two colors to produce the desired color.

2. Another problem is choosing a powder. There are a lot of powders that you can take your favorite suit. However, you need not bother to make a choice. Please take that suit your purpose. And the most important thing is how you will not be excessive in greasing powder.

3. After that, you will use a concealed. If there is you want to cover your face, do not use it too much. So, you can apply it thinly and evenly.

4. Generally, most women make the mistake of using eyeshades. It is too much color. Therefore, you can take only one color. Use the brush from the inside of the eye outwards and upwards. Then greed edge for a more natural result.

5. However, you have to use eyeliner and mascara. You need to brush up on the line on the top eyelid. Let your eyeliner to dry.

6. You can clamp your eyelashes. Then, you can dab mascara on them. So, you will have more expressive eyes.

7. Well, you can solve problems with skin and eyes. Now, you have to take the lipstick. Before you use lipstick, you need to apply lip balm. Actually, the color will depend on your favorite. However, you have to adapt it to the color of your skin. So, do not choose a color that is too light.

8. Last is to use blush. It will make your cheeks. Well, not too much in using it. You can adjust the thickness of the powder. Obviously, it will depend on your makeup.

Well, you have to know some basic techniques to apply makeup. You can repeat some methods if you are not satisfied with previous results. Do not forget to always balance your makeup base. Meanwhile, you also can not impose some makeup on the face. Choose to be in accordance and harmony with your face. If you need more details, you can look at other examples.

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How to Get Milky White Skin Like Koreans

Koreans are known for their milky white skin. Several countries consider such skin as beautiful. Actually, milky white skin does not only look pretty and clear but also seductive. The following tips will help us getting the same milky skin and pretty look as Koreans have.

1. Avoid the Sun

It means we should avoid direct sun light. To reduce the sun light effect on skin, we must wear sunscreen cream with SPF 40 or even higher. Don’t use sport sunscreen. It is heavy and our skin cannot absorb it right away.

2. Cover Up

We must wear more clothes and expose less skin. This should prevent the sun burn. In addition to it, we should add sunscreen under our makeup foundation, even if it has the sunscreen function, to maximize protection for our face skin.

3. Use Recommended Whitening Skin Care Products

Use only recommended products to avoid skin problems. We need strong formula to get the expected result. Beside sunscreen, we absolutely need the BB cream, and a set of skin treatment products for daily wear like day and night cream, cleanser, and others. 

4. Do All Out Treatment

Skin needs regular and continuous treatment. We need to wash it especially after wearing makeup all day, moisturize it with recommended products, and exfoliate the skin regularly. Treatment helps us a lot in getting rid of dead skin cells and in encouraging regeneration.

5. Use the Lemon Extract

We need to do this for at least three times a day. It is pretty easy to do and cheap too. Cut the lemon in a half and get the juice using cotton buds or balls. Then, apply the juice on our skin and leave it for ten to fifteen minutes.

6. Soak in Baking Soda Water

This should be done once a week. We only need to sprinkle baking soda in our bathtub. For this, we may only need for about an ounce of it. Then, let us soak in it for ten minutes.

7. Milk and Oatmeal Power

Using the mix of milk and flour as face mask is really helpful. Taking a bath on milk and lukewarm water with some additional of salt will also work really well. And at last, let us rub our hands with oatmeal regularly.

Those tips are mostly natural ways that take some time to work out. The result can be different on each person. However, continuous care and dedicative attention to every change will count in the end. Let us give it a try and let us see the result.

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Wednesday, 22 April 2015

How to Get Baby Soft Skin Quickly

One fast way to get baby soft skin is by applying good skin moisturizers to face, hands and never leaving it dry and un-moisturized. You can also buy creams and products for soft skin. To get silky smooth skin, naturally made home remedies like honey, cocoa butter, avocado and aloe vera can be used for providing moisture to skin. These tips can be used by both men and women to make skin soft and beautiful.

Steps for making skin soft

Avoid taking hot water baths.

Use cold or warm water for taking baths to lock moisture to skin. Taking a hot water bath strips the natural moisturizing oils from body, making skin dry and rough. During winters people often take very hot baths that lead to un moisturized and rough skin.

Use moisturizing soaps

Now the second step is to use good moisturizing soaps for cleaning the body. Unlike other soaps these products contain moisturizing properties that help in getting baby soft skin.

Apply moisturizing creams.

After taking a bath, now it’s time to apply a good moisturizing lotion or cream to your skin. After taking baths our skin becomes soft and hence it easily absorbs the moisture that is provided by these products. For sensitive skin type, use baby oils to get silky skin.

Protection against sun.

Protection against the sun is another important step that keeps our skin away from dryness. Use lotions with sun protection (at least 20 SPF) to provide a shield to skin against sun.

Clear dead and dry skin.

Exfoliate skin once a week to clean skin pores from dirt, oils, and dead skin cells. This method helps in removing roughness from the skin, making skin soft. But it also makes skin dry and hence remember to moisturize skin after you exfoliate. For getting more impressive results steam your skin first and then exfoliate. Steaming opens our skin pores and makes it easy for the exfoliating product to remove impurities quickly.

Massages to make skin soft.

Massaging ice increases the blood circulation and oxygen flow to the skin, making it more glowing and soft naturally. Massages also help to get a beautiful skin texture with improved flexibility.

Eat healthy foods.

Eat fresh fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins and minerals to keep skin healthy and nourished. Avoid eating oily and spicy foods to prevent acne breakouts. Also drink enough water so that your skin remains hydrated and moisturized from inside.

Moisturize your face.

Apply moisturizing lotions to hands, feet, knees and face before sleeping to make it silky. Leaving skin with these moisturizing products will make it ultra soft like a baby. Use vitamin e moisturizer with essential oil extracts. If you have oily skin then try to apply oil free or water based moisturizers

Honey massage for smooth skin.

Massage honey to skin for 10 minutes and leave it for another 10 minutes. This will help to retain water to skin, making it soft and beautiful. Honey can be mixed with lemon for removing impurities from the skin and making it smooth.

Aloe vera skin conditioner

Aloe vera is also an excellent skin conditioner that is used to get healthy skin. Aloe gel contains antioxidants and moisture that help in making skin soft and supple like a baby. Apply this gel to the skin and leave it for 10 minutes. Now wash it with cold or warm water.

Natural oil treatment.

Use skin softening oils like almond oil, coconut oil, olive oil for providing vitamin E to the skin and thus deeply moisturizing skin cells making it smooth. Take some coconut or olive oil in hands and apply it to skin before sleep. This a natural treatment used by many to make skin silky. In the morning with a good face wash clean your face and then again moisturize skin.

Avocado moisturizing paste.

Make a paste of avocado and apply it to your skin. Avocado has been widely used in skin smoothing products that provide moisture to skin. Apply its paste to the skin and wash it after 15 minutes for getting skin like a baby.

Honey and milk for baby soft skin.

Add honey to milk cream and apply it to the skin. After 20 minutes, wash it with warm water. Milk contains a good amount of nutrients that help in nourishing skin. Milk cream can also be directly applied to the skin for 20 minutes for getting smooth and silky skin on face and hands.

Cucumber to get rid of dry skin.

Mixture of cucumber and cocoa butter is very effective in making skin soft. This is because both these products contain lots of moisture that helps to remove dryness from skin. Moisture in cucumber gets absorbed by our skin cells and thus our skin becomes silky smooth.

Fruit hydration masks.

Apply banana to your skin and wash it after 20 minutes. Banana is rich in lots of vitamins and minerals that keep our skin fresh. Papaya face pack is also a best product for clearing dirt and moisturizing skin.

Use mayonnaise on face

Apply mayonnaise to your face and keep it for some time. Mayonnaise is used in many skin moisturizing products to get baby soft skin.

Tips for keeping face skin soft

After every bath remember to moisturize your body. Water tends to remove oils from the skin, which makes it rough and hence providing moisture keep skin soft.
Sun is also a major cause for dry and rough skin. To protect your skin use moisturizing lotions with sun protection to keep skin smooth.
Eat moisturizing foods with lots of water to keep body and skin hydrated.
Skin also needs to protected against cold weathers to prevent it from drying. You may have notice that during cold weathers your find dry white flakes on skin.
Exfoliate skin just once a week to keep a balance of the moisturizing oils that help to get baby soft skin. Daily scrubbing can make the skin lose these oils, making it look dry and rough.

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Tuesday, 21 April 2015

A Must-Do Night Skin Care Routine

After a busy day of work, raising children, and contact with harsh environmental conditions, our skin has been exposed to a lot of harmful elements. Over time this can result in damage to the skin and cause pre-mature aging. Because of the harm, it is important to take care of your skin. The benefits of a night skin care routine include improving skin tone and color, reducing skin blemishes, and hydrating and rejuvenating the skin. Establishing a night skin care routine will allow the skin to breathe, heal, and restore to a healthy young glow.                     

The following is a list of must-do tips for establishing a night care routine:

1. Makeup Remover: If you wear make up, the first step is to use a quality make-up remover to remove make up. This will ensure that all make up will be removed when you wash your face. Using an alcohol free toner will help restore the pH of the skin and remove any remaining oils and makeup. One can moisten a cotton ball and gently pat the toner over the face and neck. 


2. Facial Cleanse: Use a quality cleanser to clean your face. Gently massage the cleanser into the skin. Wash your face and neck thoroughly with warm water and the cleanser. When you have completed the face cleansing, make sure that you rinse the entire residue off thoroughly. Using a cleanser will remove any dirt and debris in and on the skin. Warm water will open the pours to allow dirt and bacteria to be released. It is also recommended that you use an exfoliate that will penetrate deeper and help remove blackheads. Gently pat your face dry and then apply Tea Tree Oil to any acne or acne prone areas.

3. Eye Cream: Because there are no oil glands around the eye, using an eye cream on the skin around the eye will replenish the skin and reduce puffiness and dark circles. Gently apply the cream under and around the eye.

4. Lip Care: Gently wash your lips with warm water on a soft cloth. This will remove any dry and dead skin. Apply a lip balm to soften and heal chapped lips.

5. Moisturizer: Use a quality moisturizer that will not irritate the skin. An all natural organic moisturizer is a good choice because they do not contain any chemicals or harsh additives. The type of moisturizer you use will depend on your skin type such as dry, sensitive, or oily skin. A good moisturizer will remove debris, dead skin cells and pollutants, soothe and rejuvenate the skin, nourish the skin with vitamins and minerals, maintain normal ph levels, and help with cell regeneration. Using a quality Serum helps protect collagen, reduce redness and discoloration, and reduces age spots, fine lines, brown spots, and wrinkles Both serums and moisturizers help bring new cells to the surface revealing a smoother and softer complexion.

Establishing a nightly skin care routine will only take about five minutes of your time. Because everyone has their own specific skin type, it is important to use products that match your skin’s sensitivity. By implementing a nightly care routine, your skin will maintain a youthful appearance longer as well as staying smooth, soft, clear, and most importantly, healthy.

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