and Matching Skin Care Products Can Lead to Long-Term Damage
of skin-care products.
products work best?
today's skin-care consumer is justifiably confused, especially those
confronting difficult skin issues such as eczema, psoriasis, adult
acne, skin rashes, excessively oily, flaky and itchy skin, a combination
of dry and oily skin areas, rosacea, and even a combination of conditions.
and more people are developing sensitivities to artificial ingredients
and harsh chemicals. Many factors cause the skin to rebel: the environment,
diet, medications, hormones, stress, and chemotherapy.
factor contributing to unhealthy sensitivities results from the mixing
and matching of products from various manufacturers - applying a hodge-podge
of products not formulated to work together.
as it is dangerous to combine home cleaning products, it can be
damaging to combine skin care products from a variety of manufacturers.
the extensive number of skin care products on the market, consumers
tend to purchase a mix of products and brands that synergistically
don't work together. A typical vanity is stocked with a wide-range
of brand names and products. "Brand B" moisturizer is applied
after "Brand A" cleanser and "Brand C" anti-aging
serum is used in conjunction with "Brand D" Facial masque.
ask: "Is such combining of products a problem?"
is a resounding, "Yes!"
brands and products may lead to a form of chemical warfare with
the skin is the victim. A skin-care manufacturer will formulate
products within a specific pH balance range, blending ingredients
that complement one another for best results.
the cleanser has a certain pH level and so does the freshener and
moisturizer. The term pH refers to the measurement of the acids and
alkali in the skin. The amount of acid in the skin determines the
skin's resistance to bacteria.
one company's pH balance range may be quite different from the pH
balance range of another manufacturer. One brand may not work in harmony
with another brand. Mix and match brands and the result can be very
damaging. Skin that becomes "off-balance" and "confused"
may develop acne, allergies, rashes, and any number of other skin
products that contain proven healing ingredients such as Aloe can
be extremely beneficial to "confused" skin. Aloe, known
as "nature's pharmacy," provides 75 nutrients, 200 active
compounds, 20 essential minerals, 18 amino acids, and 12 vitamins.
For those undergoing radiation therapy, Aloe can help ease painful
treatment. Be sure to find and use products where Aloe is listed first
on the list of ingredients.
smooth, healthy skin is the beginning of a beautiful, youthful look.
The basis of healthy, beautiful skin is a regular program of intelligent
essential steps to healthy skin are
Protection (against sun and elements).
for a Life Time of Healthy-Looking Skin
mixing skin care products. Use a skin care system intended to work
together to maintain the skin's natural pH balance.
plenty of water.
use products containing drying alcohol.
cleansers that suds.
products containing artificial coloring agents, synthetic fragrances,
parabens, propylene glycol, waxes, mineral oil, or sodium laurel
go to bed wearing make-up.
smoke. Smoking constricts blood vessels, causing premature wrinkling.
natural based products.
use soap as a skin cleanser. All skin types, by nature, are on the
low pH side, or slightly acidic, measuring about 6 on the pH scale.
One of the greatest enemies to the skin's pH balance is soap because
soap leaves the skin in an alkaline state that is receptive to bacteria.
your beauty sleep. Eight hours is best.
positive, healing thoughts.
is a marvelous organ and responds quickly to kindness and care. Care
for your complexion and it will do everything naturally possible to
be soft, clear, healthy, and youthful in appearance.
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