SKIN CARE FOR DRY SKIN
In this section you will be learning how to take care of your skin. You need to adopt suitable measures, for if you neglect you will be confronted with wrinkles and fine lines.
The first step in your routing should be cleansing. Cleansing should be done with a cleanser by gently using upwards and outwards motion strokes using your hand. paying particular attention to the creases of the nose, under the chin, neck and ear lobes. Use a Cleanser with Chamomile and white teas for this skin type
Always use moist cotton wool to clean your face to prevent absorption of the moisture from the skin.
After a bath, add a tsp of liquid Paraffin in your last bath and pour it down your shoulder. This will help to keep your skin moist all day long and protect the skin against harsh effects of sun.
The second step in your daily routine should be toning, which is an essential follow-up of the cleansing process. Toning removes the last stages of cleanser and dissolves dirt.
It is advisable to use a skin freshener or a Vitamin C toner for your skin type
The next step is nourishing the skin with a nourishing cream smothered upwards over the face and downwards from the chin.
The drier your skin, the move lavish you should be with your use of moisturizers either in cream or liquid form. A nourishing cream, with Vitamin E, would work wonders.
The area which needs special care is the area around the eyes, elbows, hands and feet.
The main aim is to create a balance between oil and moisture to achieve a healthy skin.
CARE FOR COMBINATION SKIN
Combination skin presents the need for carefully managing both dry and oily skin. Your effort should be towards striking a balance to reduce the oiliness of the 0ily parts and lubricating the dry areas.
Individual attention and care is desired for both types of skin. This might sound difficult but once you have chosen the right skin care products, the routine will become quite simple.
Cleaning as a rule comes first. The dry area should be wiped with light re-hydrant gel, using moist cotton wool. Wash the oily area with a cleanser. Rub a mixture of beauty grains and skin toner on the area that is prone to blackhead (nose and chin). Wash off. Tone the entire face with skin toner using a cotton wool pad. Pat the skin dry. This routine should be followed out at least two times a day.
Moisturizing might require, light massaging with a nourishing moisturizer on the dry regions. Choose a skin care product that is not too oily.
You can follow the same routine for moisturizing your complete body. If you observe any spots or eruptions on oily areas, apply an anti-pimple lotion (after consulting a physician on the one suitable for your skin) and leave it on.
Besides you might be able to find skin care products in the market suitable for the both types of skin. A suitable sunscreen will protect the skin from dehydration and environmental pollution.
Use a light liquid moisturizer if you feel dryness on your skin . A skin tonic with rose water base would be suitable for a combination skin. You can even use a medicated moisture mask not more than twice a week to manage a combination skin.
Avoid using strong astringents on your skin, for it might lead to excessive dryness, leaving the skin tight and dehydrated.