Facial Skin Care Tips For Your Type Of Skin
by: Mike Zanov
With all the skin care tips and information today, you might think it’s very confusing! All you want is what is best for your skin. It may be overwhelming for you to try to keep up with the constantly evolving technology.
Skin care tip #1 – your skin is unique. If your best friend uses “the most powerful product,” it may do nothing for you, or you might even have a reaction to it.
Before you consider buying any over-the-counter skin care products, there are a few basic facts about your skin you must know. These include:
Your skin type. It is oily, dry, normal, sensitive, or a combination?
Your skin complexion. Do you have fair skin that burns easily or light to medium that may burn? Or do you have a medium tone that usually tans or a darker complexion the only rarely burns? Or is your complexion so dark that you never burn?
Your skin concerns. Do you want preventative maintenance to avoid premature aging? Do you have a skin problem, such as persistent acne (http://www.facial-skin-care-tips.com/acne-treatments.html), age spots, melasma or rosacea (http://www.facial-skin-care-tips.com/rosacea-and-treatments.html)? You may also have large pores, sun damage, facial wrinkles or fine lines that require special attention. Do you have eye puffiness or under eye bags that will require special care?
Your personal habits. Are you a smoker? Do you spend a lot of time in the sun? Do you take a daily vitamin? Do you consume a well-balanced diet? All these factors will affect how you should care for your skin.
Skin care tip #2 – One of the most essential beauty building blocks is one’s physical health. You should incorporate some simple, but very positive lifestyle habits as: exercise, water drinking and nutritious eating.
Skin care tip #3 – The basic steps to a flawless face consist of two key elements: cleansing and moisturizing on a regular basis.
About The Author
Mike Zanov received his medical doctor degree at the age of 25 at St. Pitersburg University in Russia and then completed dermatology training there. Now he is a practicing dermatologist.
This article was posted on January 27, 2005