49 Skin care tips

9 Dry skin care tips

1. Cleanse your skin less often

Dry skin only needs to be cleansed ONCE a day (and no more than TWICE a day) to prevent drying out your skin even more but the most important dry skin care tip is…

2. You need to moisturize your skin more often so…

3. Use a humidifier

A Humidifier will help your dry skin condition improve faster by keeping more moisture in the air so keep your humidifier on day & night because air conditioners will quickly dry out your skin during the winter & summer.

4. Use Sunscreen

Sunscreen is important for all skin types to slow down the aging process but it's crucial for dry skin types since dry skin ages faster so make sure you use a sunscreen that has a SPF of at least 30 like Badger SPF 30 Sunscreen instead of the recommended SPF 15 and…

You can use moisturizers that include sun protection or you can apply sunscreen after you moisturize.

5. Use the right skin care products for dry skin

Skin care products that use natural hypoallergenic ingredients like virgin coconut oil, cocoa butter, shea butter, AHA, and Vitamins A, C, D & E are best for dry skin.

6. Don't use products that are bad for dry skin

Make sure that you use alcohol free toners for dry skin like Rosewater or Neutrogena Alcohol-Free Toner and… Don't use any skin care products that contain mineral oils or that are petroleum based.

7. Don't shower or bathe too long

You should stay in the shower for no longer than 5-to-10 minutes and most dermatologist even say you should only shower for about 3 minutes when caring for dry skin and while showering or bathing…

8. Eat a diet to improve dry skin

9. Don't scratch

Dry skin can easily develop eczema and other bad skin conditions if you continually scratch at itchy or irritated spots and it's better to use shea butter or coconut oil to soothe your itchy spots.

7 Oily skin care tips

1. Cleanse your skin more often

The most important thing you can do for oily skin is to cleanse it at least 2 times a day first thing in the morning and again before bed but…

Do not cleanse more than 3-to-4 times a day since too much cleansing will only cause your body to produce excess oil to prevent you from getting dry skin

2. Use oil free moisturizers

Oily skin only needs moisturizing once a day (and no more than twice a day) and some dermatologist say it's okay for oily skin types to skip moisturizing all together but…

3. Use a toner

For other skin types you can probably get away with not toning after cleansing but for oily skin…

Using an alcohol based toner is important to help you get rid of any excess oil, dirt and makeup.

4. Change your diet

Remove all excess sugars, processed foods, greasy foods and eat more healthy foods here like more complex carbs, vegetables and drink more water.

5. Don't add any excess oil

6. Stay out of hot water

Showering or bathing in hot water causes your oil glands to pump out even more oil

7. Make Simple lifestyle changes

Exercise more and control your stress by Seeing 99 ways to reduce stress

6 Sensitive skin care tips

1. Sensitive skin is Dry Skin

Sensitive skin is basically dry skin that has become irritated, overly dry and scaly so use these dry skin tips to help you treat sensitive skin.

2. Avoid common skin irritants

3. Use trial & error

Everybody's skin reacts differently to a wide variety of chemicals so only you can truly know what irritate your skin or not so…

You can take an allergy patch test every time you buy a new skin care product to see if skin is irritated by that product.

4. Use moisturizers for sensitive skin.

Moisturizing your skin is the most important thing you can do but you want to use a moisturizer designed for sensitive skin like Pevonia Soothing Sensitive Skin Cream that will not only hydrate your skin but also soothe redness and calm irritation.

5. Don't use old products

Use new razor each time you shave and throw out old or expired makeup like eyeliner and mascara after 6 months.

6. Use water-resistant sun screen

Instead of using water-proof sunscreen…

Use sunscreen labeled as water-resistant that contains less chemicals that will not irritate your skin but this is only necessary if regular sunscreen irritates your skin.

The only 2 Combo skin care tips you need…

1. Use skin care products made for all skin types

2. Use dry & oily skin care tips

6 Skin care tips for men

1. Do it like the ladies

Men need to follow the same basic skin care steps as women by cleansing, toning, moisturizing daily and exfoliating at least once a week but when shaving…

2. Don't do it like the ladies

When shaving instead of cleansing, toning and moisturizing in that order…

3. Cleanse Daily

Men really need to cleanse their skin daily to prevent breakouts because men's skin tends to be lot oiler than women's skin because…

Men's pores are 15% larger than women's and the extra testosterone men have causes the body to produce more oil.

4. Stay hydrated

Men also need to make sure they stay hydrated to prevent dry skin since men usually sweat or perspire more than women do causing them to lose more water during the day.

5. Use Sunscreen

Men also need to See how to use sunscreen to prevent premature aging

6. Use eye creams

Since men tend to age quicker (esp. around the eyes) men need to use Special Eye Creams to prevent wrinkles & dark circles

19 More Skin Care Tips

  1. Use Sunscreen because Other than smoking… Overexposure to the sun is the major cause of wrinkles so make sure you use sunscreen daily to keep your skin looking it's best or at the very least…
  2. Protect your face from the sun by wearing a hat and/or sunglasses.
  3. Use a nighttime moisturizer and a daytime moisturizer that includes sun protection.
  4. Keep your hair off your face since the oil in your hair can cause acne.
  5. Wash your face after exercising or playing sports.
  6. Wash your face before you exercise or play sports if you wear makeup.
  7. Use your moisturizer more often during the winter becasue your skin dries out more in the winter.
  8. Drink more water so your skin will produce less oil to prevent breakouts.
  9. Drink more water to also help moisture your skin for more radiance.
  10. Wash your pillow cases as often as you can because the oil from your hair will end up on your face as you're rolling around on your pillow or at least…
  11. Flip your pillow over and sleep on the cleaner side each night to prevent less oil from clogging up your pores.
  12. Clean your bed sheets every 3-to-5 days to keep excess oil out of your skin.
  13. Open your pores with warm water to really clean out your pores as you shower and then…
  14. Close your pores with colder water to prevent any oil from getting back in.
  15. Clean all your makeup tools to get rid of any leftover dirt, oil and bacteria that'll lead to breakouts. Tools that are used with liquid products like eye shadow need to be cleaned everyday and tools that are used with power products need to be cleaned up every 2 weeks.
  16. Don't use expired skincare and beauty products so you can prevent acne, eye infections, irritated skin and some allergic reactions.
  17. Store your beauty products in a cool and dry place to prevent bacteria, mold and yeast from growing in them.
  18. The more sleep you get means the less oil your body produces meaning you will not get as many or no breakouts.
  19. Do not use soap on your face and use cleansers instead for better looking skin. Only use soap for the rest of your body.

To determine your skin type…

You'll have a normal skin type if…

You'll have an oily skin type if…

You'll have a combination skin type if…

You'll have a dry skin type if…

You may have a sensitive skin type if…

It's important to know your skin type so you can know the best way to take care of your skin by knowing what products you can or cannot use so…

See how to take care of your skin type…



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There are 3 comments
Timmy M

What/How is the best way to get swelling off ur face. BTW its right under my eye

January 02, 2012

Josh

Ive had the same problem!!

January 02, 2012

Ron

Hi Adrian i was wondering how do you get rid of Blackheads?
Also how do i prevent pimples from coming onto my face
BTW im 12

November 19, 2011


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