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  Winter is here  : Here are some tips!

_DMC6084Moisturize More : Find an “ointment” moisturizer that’s oil-based, rather than water-based, as the oil will create a protective layer on the skin that retains more moisture than a cream or lotion. Black Tea Age-Delay Firming Serum $ 98,  then apply  Seaberry Moisturizing Face Oil $ 50 And use exfoliants to get the dead skin off periodically , use Sugar Face Polish$ 62; that helps any moisturizers you use to sink in faster and deeper. Apply the Sugar Ultra-Nourishing Body oil $ 48

  • Slather on the Sunscreen: Winter sun — combined with snow glare — can still damage your skin.
  • Give Your Hands a Hand :The skin on your hands is thinner than on most parts of the body and has fewer oil glands. That means it’s harder to keep your hands moist
  • Hydrate for Your Health, Not for Your Skin :If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: Drinking water helps your skin stay young looking. In fact, it’s a myth. Water is good for your overall health .
  • Hook Up the Humidifier : Central heating systems (as well as space heaters) blast hot dry air throughout our homes and offices. Humidifiers get more moisture in the air, which helps prevent your skin from drying out. Place several small humidifiers throughout your home; they help disperse the moisture more evenly.
  • Avoid Wet Gloves and Socks: Wet socks and gloves can irritate your skin and cause itching, cracking, sores, or even a flare-up of eczema.
  • Pace the Peels: If your facial skin is uncomfortably dry, avoid using harsh peels, masks, and alcohol-based toners or astringents, all of which can strip vital oil from your skin. Crème Ancienne Honey Mask $ 140
  • Ban Super hot Baths: The intense heat of a hot shower or bath actually breaks down the lipid barriers in the skin, which can lead to a loss of moisture. Drop 2-4 Sugar Lychee Sugar Cubes $38 into your bathtub
Sources: http://www.webmd.com/beauty/skin/ten-winter-skin-care-tips?page=3

     Summer is all about Sunscreen!

  • The American Academy of Dermatology recommends using  with an SPF of 30 or more.

  • Apply sunscreen 15-30 minutes before going outdoors and reapply about every 2 hours for swimming or sweating.

  • Sunscreen does not stop working the day after the expiration date.

  • Discard sunscreen that is more than 3 years old

  • A shot glass or 1 ounce or 30 ml.— to cover all exposed parts of the body.

  • Lotions or cream provide more consistent protection.

  • For sensitive skin – Look for sunscreens with main ingredients of Titanium dioxide or Zinc oxide.

  • For mild sunburn, a cool compress or ice within 48-72 hours can help alleviate the discomfort. Hydrocortisone or aloe vera gel can also help soothe the skin

Sources:

http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/expert-answers/sunscreen-expire/faq-20057957

http://www.uwhealth.org/dermatology-skin-care/what-you-need-to-know-about-sunscreen/31735

 

 

I want good SKIN!

1. Avoid Smoking and Sun Damage :Apply SPF for Am and Apply Vitamin C for Pm or both but you have to wear sunscreen after that.

2. Exfoliate Regularly: 2-3 times/week.This process will ged rid of dead skin and stimulates cell turnover,so your body produces new collagen,leaving your skin smooth and refreshed.Reach for nonabrasive peels or masks your face with alpha hydroxy acids to dissolve buildup gently.

3. Eat and Drink : Consume Green leafy( Spinach) ,Omega-3 fatty acids(Salmon and nuts or chia seed)Polyphenol-packed fruit (Blue Berry) to make your skin glow.Add up some fresh-pressed juice.

4. Break a Sweat : Exercise improves circulation,increasing the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to your skin cell and tissues and it also reduces wrinkle-causing inflammation.Exercise can make your skin radiant. Do some prank ,yoga or push up in the morning are some great options.

I believe in the inner beauty of every human being. We each have a great beauty inside of us. It is time to learn to appreciate it!