About Fighting Sensitive Skin Reactions

When you are searching for new products to help you deal with your skin more effectively, you should avoid items that contain ingredients known to cause sensitive skin reactions. Certain fragrances can give cleansers and other products a pleasant odor, but they can wreak havoc on skin that is more sensitive than most. Therefore, you should avoid products that contain large amounts of special fragrances. Additionally, products that contain too much alcohol can make the skin dry, which causes extreme irritation in some cases. Although it can be difficult to find products that do not contain alcohol, the time you spend searching for the right product will be worth the relief you feel.

Itchiness is one of the most commonly cited skin reactions, especially among those who live in dry environments. For many people, the itchy feelings are made more intense by using certain products. However, there are some items

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Create The Perfect Cat Eye Look

First of all, choose an eye shadow shade that is a little bit lighter than the skin tone of your eyelid and using a large eye shadow brush, lightly dust all over your eyelid.

Then, apply a highlight colour following the natural arch of your eyebrow, beginning from the inner brow and then sweeping outwards. At the edge of your eye crease apply a subtle brown shadow brushing inwards to about half way. Using a fluffy eye shadow brush, blend the shadow to make a more subtle appearance.

Next, draw a line as close as possible to your lash line starting in the middle of your top lid, bringing the line upwards past the lash line to create the eyeliner wing. Bring the line back to the inner corner of the eye. You can choose a thin line for an elusive look or a thick line for a more … Read the rest

Get Lighter Skin

Avoid Sun Over-Exposure

Truth be told, age spots are not usually caused any aging at all. They are basically hyperpigmentation (excess melanin in the skin) brought on by sun-exposure. The spots you are seeing now were years in the making.

So your age spots are basically payback for years of sun-drenched activities you undertook without adequately protecting yourself from the sun.

All those UV rays turbocharge melanocyte, which are dark-pigment producing cells. As a result, the melanin is produced and it then clusters into brown spots.

So it’s best to avoid over-exposing yourself to the sun as so doing could bring on more spots and darken current spots. That said, you do need some exposure to the sun because sun exposure does bring some very important health benefits.

By using a sunscreen, you’ll be able to limit your sun exposure. All sunscreens are not made equal though. It’s very … Read the rest

Beauty Tips for Busy Moms

Drink lots of water

Water keeps your skin hydrated and glowing, and helps to get rid of toxic compounds as well as waste materials from your body. Carry some with you all the time and sip from the bottle frequently. This is an easy natural beauty idea that works well for anyone, and as a bonus, it is practically free.

Minimize cleansing and moisturizing time

Start using a rinse away exfoliating facial cleanser, or just make use of hydrating wet wipes to remove cosmetics and moisturize the facial skin. Smooth a little extra virgin olive oil into your skin: you’ll find it much better than a number of proprietary moisturizers, and even silver screen legend Sophia Loren swears by it. Organic extra-virgin olive oil has antioxidants that may slow down the signs of aging and rectify sun damage. Also, it is usually affordable!

Dry hair shampoo

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Glowing and Healthier Skin

  • Sun Protection Is Key – Excessive sun exposure can result in wrinkles, sun spots and other more serious issues such as skin cancer. It is important to use proper sun protection when you are exposed to the sun’s rays. As much as possible try to avoid sun exposure from 10 am to 4 pm. If this is not an option, you should wear protective clothing such as a long-sleeved shirt or pants and sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15.
  • Avoid Smoking – In general, smoking will make your skin appear older. This happens because smoking constricts the blood vessels found on the outer layer of your skin. This decrease in blood flow on your skin also decreases the amount of oxygen and nutrients that are vital to your skin’s health. Smoking also decreases the amount of collagen and elastin. This decreases your skin’s elasticity and strength.
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Choose Good Moisturizer for Skin Type

When selecting for the right moisturizing cream for face or lotion go for one that will first of all fulfill the characteristic of adequately retaining the amount of moisture that is needed by your specific skin type as well as help to reinforce the skins protective barrier by firming it up and plumping up the skin cells.

The right kind of moisturizing cream for face must be able to protect the skin from free radical damage as well as manage to help avoid any irritation caused by exposure to the elements by calming the skin. Lastly a good skin moisturizing face cream or lotion should be able to improve the quality of the skin by making it softer, smoother and more radiant.
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Keeping Your Skin Young And Vibrant

Always protect your skin from the harsh rays of the sun. Never underestimate what the sun’s rays can do to your skin. Extended exposure to the sun’s rays could and will damage your skin – deplete your skin’s moisture and discoloration. In order to protect your skin from the sun, always apply sunscreens and sun blocks, especially those that are approved by skin doctors.

Relatedly, use eye creams as well for your facial skin in order to remedy those under-eye pouches dusky circles and wrinkles in your facial area. For wrinkles, use creams with retinol as it is proven to increase the collagen production on your skin. Use creams, masks, and serums with anti-inflammatory substances for those puffiness. For those dark circles, use creams that are rich in vitamin C as it helps in the decreased production of melanin.

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Rejuvenate Skin

Microdermabrasion for Glowing Skin

Your skin has many layers and microdermabrasion takes advantage of this fact. The top layer is thick, rough, and the site of imperfections such as wrinkles, scars, and blackheads. While this thick outer layer forms an additional layer of protection, it also provides a place for imperfections to reside.

Microdermabrasion uses tiny grains of sand-like material to remove the upper layer of the epidermis. The procedure can be done in a medical office, salon, or even at home with an abrasive cream.

Once the thicker outer layer is completely removed, the results are stunning. Facial skin is surprisingly soft and the appearance of wrinkles and other imperfections is significantly reduced. Some refer to microdermabrasion as a face lift without scars since the procedure is so effective at rejuvenation.

After a microdermabrasion treatment, your body naturally responds by boosting production of new, young healthy skin cells. This

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