Are you just plain fed up with dry skin, it is uncomfortable not to mention very unattractive. It can show up anywhere on the body, and often shows up in some of the most visible places like the face, arms and legs. Today, I will go over some strategies for dry skin care that will rid you of this problem leaving you with healthy beautiful skin.
Heredity can be the cause of some dry itchy skin problems. Some of it is just a natural part of aging as the natural oil of the skin starts to diminish. Some may even be due due to certain medical conditions. But your choice of soaps and washing habits can also be a cause of your skin problems. Harsh soaps and face cleansers along with over washing and scrubbing can wreak havoc on your skin.
A lot of skin problems begin internally, and usually respond well to treatments applied externally. Incorporating a few small changes in how you take care of your skin can make a big difference. Below are a few small changes you can follow for dry skin care success.
Dry skin care strategies when you wash
Follow this guide when bathing or showering:
Stop the long hot showers. Long hot showers can strip the oils quickly from your skin. Resulting in discharged out skin. So if you can, limit yourself to one shower or bath a day lasting no longer than 10 minutes. Find and use a gentle cleanser that contains a good moisturizer. Skip the spotted soaps, and go for soap-free, or gentler cleansers instead of harsh abrasive ones for dry skin care.
Apply moisturizer while the skin is still wet. After showering or washing your hands and face, pat dry your skin only, leaving some moisture behind. Then apply a good moisturizer to the skin shortly after washing to help seal in the moisture.
Ingredients to look for in a good Moisturizer
You do not have to pay top dollar for a good, rich moisturizer. Read the label. A good moisturizer will contain the following ingredients:
Phytessence Wakame: is an extract from the Japanese sea kelp plant, known worldwide for its health-giving properties. Particularly, it prevails the activity of hyaluronidase, an enzyme that breaks down hyaluronic acid in the skin. Hyaluronic acid, along with elastin and collagen, is vital to maintaining the elasticity, smoothness and tone of your skin.
Active Manuka: Manuka Honey is a unique type of honey from New Zealand, which contains unique enzymes with scientifically-proven healing properties for your skin. Only certain types of honey collected from the manuka bush have these unique properties, which scientists call the Unique Manuka Factor (UMF).
Olivem 800: An emulsifier that is derived from natural olive oil, it is formulated to penetrate very deeply into your skin, to hydrate and rejuvenate it. Olive oil is the closest in compatibility with human skin of all natural plant oils. What does this mean, it means it is highly beneficial for the health of your skin.
So follow the above guidelines and find a good natural moisturizer for your skin, and you will be well on your way to healthier more beautiful skin.
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