How to take care of your skin
type of skin matters! You suspect to have an oily, dry or sensitive skin, but
are you aware of your skin type? Being aware of your skin type can work wonders
during the tenure of your cosmetic aisle.
Formulation of a daily skincare
be your skin type, a daily skincare regime enhances the overall appeal of your
skin and addresses grey areas like dark spots, scarring and acne. As part of
the daily skincare routine, there are a series of steps you need to do it in
the morning and before going to bed.
• Cleansing- opt for a cleanser that is not
going to make your skin tight after washing. Do not clean your face more than a
couple of times during the day, even once a day suffices, if you are bestowed
with dry skin and not into makeup. Keep
away from a squeaky sparkling feeling as natural oils of the skin are gone.
Choose a cleanser that works on all skin types like Cetaphil, Sherbet cleanser.
• Moisturizer- An oily skin needs moisturizer
chooses one that is non-comedogenic, lightweight, and gel-based and is not
going to clog your pores. The reputed brands are going to name their products
as gels or creams
• Sunscreen lotion- Before you are heading outdoors before 15 minutes apply sunscreen lotion with at least 30 SPF as it takes a while for the sunscreen to be activated. Opt for EltaMD sunscreen lotion that is recommended by Skincare foundation.
choice of skincare products needs to be undertaken as per skin sensitivity and
type. Please read the labels properly as some prescription retinoid can be
applied at night.
the various skin types
• Be hydrated at all times
• Once in a week change pillowcases
• Wrap up or wash your hair before bed
with a simple skincare route and figure out how the skin reacts. Once you
become comfortable new products like masks, spot treatments or exfoliates can
be added to your skincare regime.
in mind that you need to patch test new skincare products. If you have
sensitive skin you could be allergic to certain skincare products. To test a
• A small fraction of the product needs to be
applied on a discrete area, be it your inner arm or the inside of your wrist
• For 48 hours you need to wait to figure out
• The area needs to be checked after 96 hours
to figure out whether there is a delayed reaction.
allergic reaction means redness, small bumps, irritation or itchiness. In the
event of you witnessing any symptoms the area has to be washed with water and a
mild cleanser. Then hand the product back and opt for a new one that suits your
lot of ingredients in skin-based products might seem natural and
cost-effective. But take note of the fact they are not formulated for the needs
of your skin. Even if side effects are not immediately visible, the future
holds scope for considerable damages. A better decision would be to discuss
with your dermatologist if you are applying any skincare product.
How skin problems can be treated at
ways accrue by which skin problems can be treated at home without causing
damage to the skin. A golden rule to follow as part of your skincare routine is
No pricking! The reason being open wounds can pave way for infections, scars or
more acne. The deeper a wound, the more the scar of your skin.
treatment of acne depends on how severe acne is. To treat acne an overall care of your skin is
important, but in case of mild acne, it is better to use non -prescription
medicines from local drug stores.
• Alpha Hydroxy acids
• Benzoyl peroxide
using these products in the morning you need to apply a sunscreen lotion as
they can cause extra skin sensitivity.
individual and inflamed pimples you can opt for stickers or acne patches. Pretty
much like blister bandages, acne absorbs the fluid overnight. It is always suggested to use skincare
products before going to bed as makeup is not going to cover them.
replicate cylinder-like tubes emerging on the pores of your skin. A lot of
times people end up confusing it with blackheads but the latter is a pattern of
oxidized acne. This ailment makes the pores look a lot bigger and you might be
tempted to remove them by pinching. In reality, these methods are known to have
more side effects on your skin if you are not going to undertake them properly.
safe method would be to visit a dermatologist but you can try to remove it at
• Start with a clean face
• Press the circle around the region of the
bump to observe whether the filament comes out. Do not put excessive pressure
as it can lead to scarring
• The area is to be treated with a toner and
When is the right time to get in
touch with a dermatologist
sensible option would be to seek an appointment with a dermatologist if the
skin problems persist even with the use of over the counter products. The
severe forms of acne or another type of problems may call for prescription
treatment, in the form of topical or oral antibiotics. The dermatologist may
call for a detailed inspection to figure out the acne spots that are found
underneath your skin.
aware of the fact that based on your skin type a product works. The use of the
wrong product even is a natural one can pave way for redness, blemishes and
even breakouts. The key is to figure out the skin type you possess and develop
a skincare regime around it. A sensible option would be to check out on product
ingredients to figure out any unwanted reactions are caused.
on to a dermatologist if you encounter such issues!