JCC Writing Team
February 11, 2020
JCC Writing Team
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Improve Your Skin After Following These Simple Skin Care Tips!
Everyone wants beautiful skin. Most people are not sure how to achieve it. We’ve put together this list of tips that you can use to maximize your skin care results. Read on to find out more!
#1. Moisturize Before Shaving – Be sure to moisten your skin before shaving. Also, do not shave without a good shaving cream. You can irritate your skin by shaving it dry. This can cause razor burn and/or ingrown hairs to develop. After you shave, use a lotion on your skin. This will help moisturize and soothe your skin.
#2. Always Shower After Working Out – After you’ve gone to the gym, try taking a shower to get rid of sweat. Just washing off your face isn’t going to be enough because there will still be bacteria on your skin which leads to irritation and clogged pores. Use warm water to open up your pores and clear them out.
#3. Baking Soda Can Help Rid You Of Pimples – Baking soda works wonders not only in the kitchen, but on your skin, as well. A paste can be formed to use as an overnight pimple treatment. Baking soda can soften skin when applied topically to rough, dry patches. Also, you can reduce some of the gunk on your scalp with this formula.
#4. Use Sponges Instead Of Your Fingers – Use a sponge applicator to apply sunscreen all over your body before going outside in summer. This is preferable to applying sunscreen with your fingers. The sponge surface contributes to even application and penetration, making it do its job much better. The sunscreen will be applied evenly and your face won’t feel greasy.
#5. Avoid Alcohol – Avoid alcohol if you want to improve your skin condition. One drink a day is fine, but keep in mind that alcohol makes skin oily and enlarge your pores. This means your pores will get clogged very easily, and your skin will break out and look unhealthy because of the extra oil.
#6. If You’ve Got Eczema Take Special Care – Get your eczema under control with these tips. Start by avoiding lotions and detergents containing perfume. Wearing only clothing made of cotton is one more helpful tip. Wearing synthetic fibers can cause adverse reactions. Third, use natural makeup that is free of dyes. Eczema is not impossible to treat, and each of these ideas will help prevent problems with your skin.
#7. Take Your Vitamins – Ever heard of Vitamin H? well, it’s part of the B-vitamin chain that improves the health and appearance of your skin. This vitamin promotes a natural glow. Biotin smooths skin, too. This all may sound like a dream but it is true that vitamins will allow your skin to remain youthful looking. If you suffer from blotchy, red skin, try using a cream that contains vitamin B3. This nutrient helps your skin lock in moisture which can help combat exposure to irritants. With a couple weeks of daily use, you should see skin that looks healthy and feels supple.
#8. Jasmine Extract Can Help – To keep your skin from getting dry, try using jasmine extract as a moisturizer. Jasmine extract contains antioxidants which will make your skin have a healthy glow. This extract is chock full of antioxidants and soothes your skin instantly. Jasmine extract can be a little harder to find than normal moisturizers, but is easily available on the Internet. It can also be significantly more expensive, as well.
#9. Read Product Labels For Skin Care Products Too – It seems to be common practice these days to read the labels on food products. However, this is a habit you should adopt everywhere. When purchasing skin care products to eliminate redness, read the labels thoroughly. It’s better to use a simple product containing few ingredients. Products with many ingredients can be damaging to sensitive skin. Redness could result with too many ingredients. You may even break out because of this.
#10. Avoid Biting Or Picking At Your Nails – If you are prone to hangnails, and you have difficulty refraining from picking at them, keep them at bay by moisturizing your hands. A product that is very rich in shea butter is perfect for this. Even if it seems tempting, this behavior can lead to painful infections and ugly red fingertips.
#11. Aloe Vera Is Quite Versitile – Use aloe vera on any scars you want to rid yourself of. Aloe vera gel contains many ingredients that help your skin repair itself including Vitamin E and amino acids. Simply rub the Aloe Vera on the scarred tissue once a day after bathing. It will work best on new scars, but often older scars show improvement.
#12. Protect Your Hands – To protect your hands from cracking and drying out, try wearing rubber gloves when you wash dishes or clothes. Also, you will wash this area more often than other parts on your body. Once weekly, apply night cream to the hands as well.
#13. Avoid Smoking Or Being In Smoky Environments – If you use tobacco products, it’s time to reevaluate your vice. Smoking will increase wrinkles and give your skin a lackluster appearance. Also, it can lessen the amount of valuable nutrients in your body. This can damage your skin’s total health; harming its elastin and collagen. While there are far more important benefits to quitting smoking, healthier skin is one that is outwardly visible.
As this article said in the beginning, people find that having good looking skin is important. For whatever reason, however, many are unsure as to how and where to begin. The following advice will show you the best ways to take care of your skin to enjoy that healthy, beautiful glow. Of course you should consult a dermatologist if you have skin ailments that do not improve or you see a big difference in your skin. Bad skin can be a symptom of some very serious diseases, so you always want to take skin conditions seriously.
*Information in the blog is provided for entertainment purposes only. Consult a medical professional before attempting any tips shown here.