We at WeGoRo found some intriguing information provided by physicists that we happily share with you.
Soap dries your skin and deteriorates its protective layer if used regularly, which results in acne. You should also get rid of aggressive cleansers containing SLS (Sodium Laureth Sulfate), choosing gentle foaming creams or cleansing lotions instead.
Scrubbing damages your skin and makes it rough. While its effects are quite dubious, they are very short lived and make you use scrubs more and more frequently. The most efficient skin peeling and complexion leveling aids are those containing acids.
The more you stress your skin, the worse it becomes. Pick some aids for your skin type, follow the basic rules, and you’ll see the results. If you have some serious issues, like acne, better consult a good dermatologist and cosmetologist than begin self-treatment.
Sun isn’t good for your skin. Damage dealt by the sun accumulates, and it will eventually show itself in liver spots. That’s why you should protect your skin from the sun all year long, especially your face. If you still want to boast bronze skin, use spray tan.
Traditional cosmetics are all well and nice, but let’s be honest — they can be obsolete. There is a difference between applying sour cream to your face and using a cream with lactic acid. Yes, vitamin C is good for your skin, but its potential effect is lost while you’re trying to mix a pill into your cream.
Pick any non-foamy cleanser such as milk, balm, or cleansing cream, or an aid that foams due to its properties and not upon interaction with water (foams without SLS). If you wear makeup, first remove it with a special remover, micellar water, or hydrophilic oil, and then wash your face.
It’s better to use acidic toners that level the complexion and skin texture, cleanse the pores, and help make the following skin care easier. Look for salicylic acid in the contents (not one you can buy at a drugstore, though, because it’s too concentrated) — it’s perfect for oily skin, as are AHA acids.
Choose your cream depending on your skin type, but be aware that there is no magic solution for a beautiful tone. Cream is just a protective cover that will provide additional moisture, nourishment, and so on. If you need extra care, then purchase serums and apply them before the cream.
These are twin sisters. One lives in the north of the USA and doesn’t smoke, while the other lives in California and has been smoking for 16 years. Whether to use sunscreen or not is your choice, but take a look at this great article by the Daily Mail. It shows how cosmetics containing SPF protect the skin, and how a sunscreen works.
Aspirin can do wonders at healing irritated bikini line bumps. It contains salicylic acid that helps to exfoliate the top layer for skin and allows any trapped ingrown hairs to pierce through the skin. To create your aspirin paste crush 3-4 uncoated pills and mix with water until paste forms. Apply it as a mask on your face and allow it to dry. Rinse thoroughly.
You can also use get rid of pimples with the help of this paste by leaving it on the problem areas for about 2 minutes and washing it off with soap and water.
Illustrated by Alena Tsarkova for BrightSide.me