Preventative skin care measures can help lessen the appearance of blemishes, dark spots and sun damage as well as alleviate symptoms from existing conditions or illnesses.
Proven Skincare utilizes scientific laboratory technology and consumer feedback to craft safe, nontoxic products that provide personalized skincare regimens formulated around three multifunctional products to address individual skincare issues.
Your skin has an innate 30-day cycle where old, dead cells shed to make room for newer ones; however, old cells can accumulate and clog pores, leaving your complexion looking dull and flaky. Exfoliation removes these build ups to reveal radiantly healthy skin beneath.
There are two primary forms of exfoliation, physical and chemical. Physical scrubs like body brushes or loofahs use physical scrubbing action to loosen dead skin cells by rubbing, which works especially well on oily and acne-prone skin types by unclogging their pores and preventing breakouts. If your skin is dry or sensitive, however, physical scrubbing could worsen conditions by inducing irritation.
Mild chemical exfoliators provide much gentler treatments and can be safely applied on all skin types, eliminating dead skin cells with active ingredients that dissolve them to create a smooth surface. Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) work by dissolving desmosomes that hold together skin cells to remove their layers of dead skin while stimulating cell turnover and collagen production; beta hydroxy acids (BHAs) penetrate pores to clear away debris while decreasing oil without irritating skin.
Moisturizers can help keep skin hydrated and prevent dehydration by stopping trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL), or water loss from the outer layers of skin.
Moisturizing helps restore and retain some of the lost water through evaporation, which occurs daily for all people exposed to environmental elements. While using anti-ageing creams will not only keep your skin looking younger longer, but may help prolong its youthfulness by locking in natural hydration that has been lost over time.
Make sure that your moisturizer meets the needs of both your skin type and age, with lotions or creams tailored specifically to them. Moisturizers often include ingredients like hyaluronic acid that draw moisture into the skin, while shea butter or petrolatum act as barrier ingredients to lock in that moisture. Look out for ingredients with low comedogenic scores which have less chance of clogging pores.
If your skin is very dry or mature, combining moisturizer and facial oil could be the solution. Oils provide additional hydration while providing anti-age benefits; while moisturizer keeps oil and water from dissipating separately.
Sunscreen protects skin against harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays that can lead to sunburn, premature aging and skin cancer. Sunscreen serves as a “screen,” allowing small amounts of UV through but excluding harmful rays that could be potentially dangerous.
Sunscreen products combine an active ingredient that does its work, with an emulsion that delivers it onto the skin. The latter may consist of either water or oil-based mixtures; other ingredients used in its creation also affect how it feels and smells on your skin, such as preservatives to stop spoilage, thickening agents, emulsifiers, chelating agents and others.
Zinc oxide, a mineral sunscreen ingredient, is a widely-used sunscreen ingredient. There are also chemical sunscreens like Avobenzone that absorb and convert UV radiation into heat without being felt on the skin.
Other ingredients found in sunscreens, like moisturizers, fragrances and emollients, assist it with spreading evenly over the skin and making it less grainy or greasy – an advantage if wearing makeup overtop of it and worried about looking too shiny!
Skin care specialists provide various treatments designed to both protect and improve the appearance of your skin, such as facials that deep clean and exfoliate. Their experienced practitioners know exactly which essential nutrients will have the greatest impact in smoothing lines, evening out pigmentation spots, boosting collagen production and encouraging cell turnover.
Exfoliation removes dead skin cells that dull your complexion and clog your pores, helping you achieve clear skin and unclog pores. A good exfoliation routine includes both physical (such as scrubbing or microdermabrasion) and chemical exfoliators that help loosen dead cells by using physical means such as scrubbing or brushing or products that break them down such as microdermabrasion), while chemical exfoliants utilize enzymes or acids that digest dead cells that shed or shed from their bodies more readily. For sensitive skin conditions consider cleansing liquids which use micellar technology which will effectively lift impurities away without drying out your face!
Other treatments include pore cleansing, which involves manually extracting blackheads and whiteheads with gloved hands and metal extraction tools, or using machines designed specifically to open blocked pores. If your skin sags, an aesthetician may apply Thermage treatment which is noninvasive but works on all skin types without downtime – thermage tightening treatments also offer benefits in tightening contours of sagging skin.Tags: preventive, skincare