Taking Care Of Various Skin Conditions!

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Blessed are the ones who have healthy skin. And great are the ones who maintain healthy skin. However, women and men otherwise come across several skin problems and conditions. Here are some of the most common skin conditions.

Sensitive skin
Dehydrated skin
Mature skin
Acne-prone skin

Each of these skin conditions have different needs and requirements and thus needs to be treated effectively if you want to improve your skin. Here are some characteristics of different skin conditions and ways to treat them effectively.

Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin is extremely delicate and fragile and often translucent because the epidermis is very thin. This is perhaps the most difficult of all skin conditions because you never know what you put on your skin can will react and cause irritation. This particular skin type is extremely vulnerable to damage and thus can show premature signs of aging like wrinkles and fine lines. When you wash sensitive skin, it would generally feel tight and often exhibit redness. Also, flakiness is a common symptom of sensitive skin.

Caring for sensitive skin should be a very cautious business. Don't use skin care products that contain high concentrations of chemicals as they may react with the skin and cause damage. Also, avoid products that contain parabens, artificial fragrances, or artificial colors. Rather, use a mild cleanser to wash the skin and make sure you moisturize your skin with a rich moisturizer. There are a variety of skin care products in the market that cater especially to sensitive skin.

Product Suggestions:

iS Clinical Cleansing complex

It is an anti-acneic deep-cleaning cleanser that is ideal for sensitive skin as well. It contains antioxidants to fight free radicals.

Kinerase Cream
It is a great moisturizer that contains Kinetin, a plant based agent that helps the skin retain moisture.

Dehydrated Skin

Dehydrated skin lacks moisture as a result of the loss of water through skin tissues. Though it can happen to any skin type, it is most commonly seen in combination and dry skin types. When the skin becomes dehydrated, the superficial lines become more pronounced on the skin. Also, light flaking of the skin is common along with broken capillaries. The causes and aggravates of dehydrated skin often concerns internal and external stimuli like spicy food, smoking, pollution and climate conditions. Moreover, medication can also take its toll on dehydrated skin.

Since lack of moisture is the cause of dehydrated skin, it is important to supply it with enough moisture. Use a rich creamy moisturizer that hydrates your skin and provides it with nourishing ingredients.

Product Suggestions:

La Roche Posay Anthelios SX

It's a non-greasy moisturizer that doubles up as a sunscreen as well. Apart from moisturizing the skin it also provides broad spectrum protection and is a 2009 InStyle best beauty buy!

Mature Skin

This is when the skin starts to age and the epidermis starts becoming thinner. Some of the common signs of aging skin are increased dryness, discoloration and sagging. The collagen and elastin fibers within the skin surface begin to loosen and wrinkles and fine lines begin to develop.

With mature skin, prevention is always better than cure. Taking good care of your skin and using anti aging products can delay the appearance of aging signs. But if the damage has already been done, there are anti-aging products in the market that help to correct and eliminate wrinkles and other aging signs.

Product Suggestions:

iS Clinical Youth Complex

It is a unique anti-wrinkle formulation that provides immediate wrinkle reduction and long term improvement in the overall quality of the skin. It stimulates the production of collagen and elastin within the skin cells.

Acne Prone Skin

Acne is a serious skin concern among women and makes the skin red and inflamed. Acne prone skin is extremely vulnerable to the development of putsules, papules and comedones around the face, chin and cheeks. Another problem with acne prone skin is that it's extremely vulnerable to Rosacea.

For acne, it is important to use acne skin care products that contain powerful ingredients like salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide that help to eliminate the acne causing bacteria and enhance the quality of the skin.

Product Suggestions:

iS Clinical Active Serum
This is a highly concentrated serum that controls acne and also improves the skin texture and pigmentation. It is ideal for people with aging skin and oily acneic skin.

Naomi Andrews is a skin care professional and esthetician and had run her own spa in Maui before she shifted base to San Diego. She has intensive knowledge about the acne care systems and help people find suitable acne care treatments & cosmetics skincare products for themselves.

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