Skin Care

Caring for the skin involves routine practices that help to support, enhance and alleviate skin problems or conditions.

Skin care problems include

  • Blemishes
  • Scars
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Acne
  • Sebaceous filaments

Tips on skin care routine

  • Use of the right cleanser
  • Do not use many products
  • Moisturize at least twice a day
  • Avoid touching the skin with dirty hands
  • Always stay hydrated
  • Avoid direct heat and sunlight’
  • Exfoliate twice a week
  • Eat a balanced diet which includes vitamins, omega fatty acids and vegetables
  • Keep makeup tools clean
  • Wear sunscreens when appropriate
  • Limit bath time with hot water and avoid use of harsh products
  • Manage stress
  • Shave carefully in direction of hair growth

Things to avoid:

Lemon juice: they are too acidic for the skin

Baking soda: too alkaline and can cause dehydration

Garlic: When used raw can cause inflammation, blisters and eczema

Toothpaste: it can cause skin irritation

Sugar: can be to too harsh on the skin when used as an exfoliate

Vitamin E: can cause irritation when used directly on the skin

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