Skin Care

What is Skin Care?

Skincare is the care or treatment for the healthy and glowing skin. It includes nutrition, avoidance of excessive sun exposure. Good skin care including sun protection and gentle cleansing. It can keep your skin healthy and glowing. Our skin the largest organ in our body. Skin contains three parts the epidermis, dermis and hypodermis. Once you hit 25 your collagen levels can start to slowly deplete. You start ageing at 20. Dry skin is defined as flaking or scaling of the skin.

Facts about Skin

  1. Protect yourself from the sun exposure.
  2. Apply sunscreen generously, and reapply every two hours.
  3. Avoid sunlight from 10 am to 4 pm.
  4. Cover your face with clothes while moving on daytime.
  5. Smoking makes your skin look older and contributes to wrinkles.
  6. Daily cleansing and shaving can take a toll on your skin.
  7. Don’t use hot water for a bath as it removes your skin oil use warm water.
  8. Use a moisturizer that contains SPF.
  9. We shed thousands of skin cells each minute.
  10. External factors play a huge role in skin ageing.
  11. Sun exposure can account for almost 90 per cent of premature ageing.
  12. Avoid harsh mechanical scrubbing of skin.
  13. Salicylic acid also has been studied for its effect on photoaged skin.
  14. The thinnest skin is found on your eyelids where it is only 0.02 mm thick.
  15. Skin colour is the results of melanin.
  16. Skin colour is the results of melanin.
  17. The oiliness of our skin determines what type of hair will grow.
  18. Scar tissue lacks hair and sweat glands.
  19. Not everyone’s skin ages the same way.
  20. Stress can cause the skin to become thin and causing you to age faster.

That goes to say that the best way of not getting any form of unsightly skin blemishes is to take care of of it and follow a good skin care routine that is most suited for your skin type and to also prevent premature aging.

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