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6 Skin Care Pointers for Healthy, Problem-free Skin

All of us are desirous of flawless, glowing skin. However, due to negligence or an incorrect skin care regime, we often encounter skin problems, breakouts and allergies. Worry no more for here are a couple of pointers to help you enjoy healthy, problem-free skin. All you need to do now, is follow these pointers! So here goes –

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Use products that are meant for your skin type
There are a range of skin care products out there. However, don’t let the popularity of a product or famousness of a brand interfere with your judgement. Choose only those products that suit your skin type. So, check the information provided on the product to see if it’s for dry skin, oily skin or combination skin or sensitive skin.

Opt for products that are dermatologically tested
This is a very important point to consider when buying a product. Products should be dermatologically tested because; this tells you that the product is safe for your skin. How do you know whether a product is dermatologically tested? Check the information provided on the packaging, most brands include this information right below the name of the product. If it isn’t mentioned on the product, ask your skin specialist for their opinion, or look up the product on the net.

Check the expiry date of products before buying
Using products that have exceeded their expiry date could result in rashes, allergies and other painful skin problems. Dealing with these problems might not be a big deal, but, these skin problems will leave scars that will take years to lighten. So, avoid ruining your complexion with unwanted marks and blemishes by only using products that are well within the expiry date. To ensure that you’re using a fresh product, always check the expiry date before buying.

Protect your skin from the sun
We take pains to cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize our skin. However, very often we forget to protect our skin from the sun. Sun rays, particularly UV rays, are extremely harmful for our skin. Over-exposure to UV rays increases our chances of developing skin cancer. Sunlight also dries out our skin and causes wrinkles and pigmentation. So, always keep a good sunscreen handy, one that has SPF 15+ and slather it on your skin before stepping outdoors.

Opt for organic products or products that make use of natural ingredients
Avoid using chemical-filled products or products that make use of artificial ingredients. The toxins from these ingredients are sure to seep into your body and create problems in the long run. Organic products on the other hand are safe for your skin, have no side effects and do not affect your skin in the long run. They are also more effective since they make use of superior ingredients. So, always opt for homemade remedies and organic beauty products. Here are a couple of natural skin care tips that will help you enjoy glowing skin: Natural Skin Care Tips for Glowing Skin

Always remove makeup before hitting bed
This is another thing we forget to do, sometimes it’s because we’re too tired and sometimes it’s because we’re feeling lazy. But, we often go to bed without cleaning our face. This adversely effects our skin and can lead to breakouts, irritation and infections. So, always use a makeup remover from a reputed company to cleanse your face of makeup before hitting the sack.

With these pointers, you’re sure to enjoy glowing, healthy skin!
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One comment on “6 Skin Care Pointers for Healthy, Problem-free Skin

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    September 4, 2014

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