Thursday, March 27, 2014

Forbes Living-Beauty Series Part I-Cleansing

Beautiful skin is healthy skin, and one way to achieve healthy skin is through cleansing. Making sure your skin is clean is important but the way you clean your skin is also important. In general you want to wash your face in the morning and at night before you go to bed. You don’t want to use anything that is abrasive though. The last thing you want to do is strip your skin of its natural oil.

Forbes Living did a bit of research on facial cleansing and came up with a few tips on how to wash your face and how to determine which facial cleansers are the best for your skin.

Forbes Living on 3 Tips for Cleansing Your Face

Wash Your Hands-the first and very important tip is to wash your hands before you wash your face. You don’t want to get any additional dirt on your face from all the things you have touched.

Exfoliate-it is important to exfoliate your skin one to three times a week especially if you are over 30. Exfoliating your skin will help you get that healthy glow. Exfoliating gets rid of the dead, dry top layer of skin. Be careful about the exfoliator you use. You don’t want to use anything that is too abrasive. You can use a gentle scrub that is creamy with rounded sloughing beads that don’t have jagged edges.

Cleansers-choosing a good cleanser is very important. You don’t want to wash your face with a cleanser that leaves it feeling tight. You want a cleanser that will clean away the dirt, grime and sunscreen but leave the barrier that you need for soft skin. Read the ingredients on the label and avoid cleansers that have sodium laureth sulfate in them because this is very drying.

The Producers of Forbes Living use these tips and find that they work well. Beautiful skin starts with knowing how to take of your skin.

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