Acne is a chronic condition that can be caused by many different factors such as: hormones, genetics, age, medications etc.
However; there are two habits that are very common and can aggravate the condition and even start developing acne.
Bacteria spreads very easily when exposed to the right environment.. skin that is prone to acne normally secretes more sebum (oil) and along with dead skin cells it makes the perfect setting for bacteria to set in and colonize quickly…
Considering this scenario, the following habits are a NO NO if you want to stop the rapid growth of bacteria.
1- TOUCHING YOUR FACE WITH DIRTY HANDS CONSTANTLY
Unless your hands are washed and clean, touching your face with dirty hands can transfer bacteria and create breakouts. I know sometimes it is hard to remember but if you remain conscious of not doing it, eventually you will stop altogether and it will help you prevent skin problems.
2- RESTING YOUR CELL PHONE ON YOUR FACE WHILE YOU SPEAK
Cell phones have become indispensable in our everyday life. It is even hard to count how many times we use it during the day… but resting your cell phone on your face regularly after you have touched it with your hands or rested it on dirty places is a big ACNE CULPRIT now days. I have seen cases where only the side where the person uses the phone presents acne lesions while the other facial areas a totally acne free. Clean and sanitize your phone regularly and be aware of where you place it. Try as much as you can, not to rest it directly on your skin when you talk to avoid transferring bacteria.
Hi my friends, I want to share six NOT TO DO tips to help you preserve your beauty!!
1- CLEANSING YOUR FACE WITH HOT WATER Water that is too hot will in time damage the capillaries
2 -SLEEPING ON YOUR FACE Sleeping for hours on your face regularly, eventually can create lines & creases.
3- PICKING AT YOUR PIMPLES Pimples contain bacteria that can easily spread to cause further infection, increasing inflammation & leading to scarring.
4- IGNORING TO APPLY SPF ON THE BACK OF YOUR HANDS You can show a young face but your hands are harsh age tellers. Protect them daily with sunscreen to prevent sun spots & creipy skin.
5 -FORGETTING YOUR NECK &DECOLLETTE Your neck & decollette are an extension of your face. Include them in your skin care routine to prevent lines & saggy skin
6- OVER EXFOLIATING YOUR SKIN Over exfoliating your skin removes essential skin components, leaving it more sensitive, dry & more
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2-TONER this is an optional step, today the cleansers are more PH balanced and toners are not as necessary to restore the PH of the skin. However they offer great nourishment and astringent qualities based on the skin type.
3- SERUM serums offer the highest amount of active ingredients to target diverse skin concerns they have a more fluid consistency and to penetrate deeply into the skin.
4- MOISTURIZER Creams and/or gels are made to moisturize and occlude hydration within the skin to prevent and treat dryness and dehydration
5- EYE CREAM The skin around the eyes is more delicate and much thinner that the rest of the face. Eye creams are made to target eye concerns such as dark circles, puffiness and lines & wrinkles.
6- SUNSCREEN This is the most important step of your skin routine every morning. Protecting the skin from the sun will prevent further aging of the skin.
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Microdermabrasion is definitely one of those -must have- treatments when you want a quick, non-invasive way to change the way your skin looks and feels. It is considered a mechanical superficial peel with many short and long-term benefits!! There are different types of microdermabrasion:
- Crystal: Performed with a machine that has two tubes connected at the end by a head piece. One has a vacuum and the other delivers finely milled crystals. The vacuum pulls up the skin while aluminum oxide crystals or sodium bicarbonate cause a controlled abrasion to the skin, removing dead skin cells from the surface.
- Diamond Tip: Utilizes micro-abrasion wands with diamond tips
- Dermal-Infusion: It alternates diamond microdermabrasion with the infusion of specific serums determined according to the skin condition
By removing the old skin cells, new cells are exposed giving the skin a younger and brighter look. Isn’t that Awesome!!! Another great plus is that there is immediate stimulation to the formation of new collagen. Collagen is the magic word… New collagen means Plump, Dewy, Healthy SKIN!! Microdermabrasion can help improve a variety of skin issues and conditions, including:
* Scars * Non-inflammatory Acne *Sun damage * Dark spots * Uneven skin tone * Dull skin* Lines & Wrinkles…
On its own microdermabrasion is a fabulous treatment, however; when combined with other modalities and active skin care ingredients, it is an incredible tool to achieve more dramatic and faster results.
It is not recommended for inflammatory conditions or hyper- sensitive skin.
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If you thought a facial was just a way to relax think again… Here are 6 good reasons why you should get a FACIAL REGULARLY!!
✔CLEANSES & DETOXIFIES the skin
✔INCREASES BLOOD FLOW oxygenating tissues at a cellular level
✔Helps you RELAX & fight stress
✔EXFOLIATE DEAD SKIN CELLS allowing better absorbtion and efficacy of your skin care products
✔Provides DEEP NOURISHMENT AND HYDRATION
✔IMPROVE skin concerns, OVERALL SKIN HEALTH & fights the signs of aging.[/column]