Home » Self Improvement

Why Worry About Skin Care?

Aug 13, 2008
A lot of people don't do much more for their skin before going to bed than giving it a quick wipe with a washcloth. We don't seem to seriously think about how we care for our skin and we think that just because our skin seems to be looking healthy right now, it will automatically stay that way.

Skin care is something that deserves more of our attention than it tends to receive. There is actually quite a lot that can be done to improve the appearance of your skin " you can prevent wrinkles and breakouts, improve skin tone and more. That is, if you decide to start taking care of your skin and make skin care a regular part of your daily routine.

Sometimes we have genetic skin problems and there isn't a lot we can do about those, but there are other skin problems, such as blemishes and breakouts, which could be avoided by finding a good skin care routine which is appropriate for our skin and our face and using this routine regularly.

A lot of people make the error of over cleansing their face. They may use cleansers or soaps which are too harsh and may contain irritating, even harmful chemicals and additives. These sorts of products strip the skin of its natural oils and dry it out, causing irritation. This irritation leads to breakouts and other problems. Dont be too aggressive in your cleansing " a good skin care routine consists in large part of gentle cleansing.

It is important to moisturize your face on a regular basis. People with oily skin might consider this step unnecessary but there are a lot of places on the face without oil glands near them. These are the places where wrinkles develop and include around the mouth and eyes.

Again, people with oily skin should moisturize regularly (this cant be stressed strongly enough). Attention should be paid to the non-oil producing areas in particular.

If you use a light moisturizer every day even in the areas that you think are already too oily as part of your regular skin care routine, you may notice that your skin becomes much more even and healthier.

Wrinkles are a fact of life, as are blemishes and other skin problems. Even with the best skin care routine you'll probably have something you'll need to deal with at one time or another.

But, just like eating a healthy diet and making sure you take enough exercise are good tools to use against obesity, regular skin care tailored to your individual skin type is the best way of taking care of your skin. It is the best tool to guard against serious skin problems and the way to ensure you have radiant, healthy, glowing skin.
About the Author
Learn about natural skin care products by taking a look at Anti Wrinkle Handbook!
Rating:
Please Rate:
(Average: Not rated)
Views: 246
Print Email Report Share
Article Categories
    • Artists
    • Gambling
    • Humanities
    • Humor
    • Movies
    • Music
    • Photography
    • Tattoos
    • Television
    • Classic Cars
    • Motorcycles
    • Recreational Vehicles
    • SUVs
    • Trucks
    • Vans
    • Branding
    • Business Opportunities
    • Careers and Jobs
    • Corporate
    • Customer Service
    • Direct Mail
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Ethics
    • Financing
    • Franchising
    • Home-Based Business
    • Human Resources
    • Import and Export
    • Leadership
    • Management
    • Market Research
    • Marketing and Advertising
    • Negotiation
    • Network Marketing
    • Networking
    • Organizational
    • Presentation
    • Project Management
    • Public Relations
    • Small Business
    • Strategic Planning
    • Team Building
    • Telemarketing
    • Training
    • Data Recovery
    • Databases
    • Games
    • Hardware
    • Networks
    • Operating Systems
    • Programming
    • Security
    • Software
    • Spyware and Viruses
    • Ask an Expert
    • College and University
    • Home Schooling
    • K-12
    • Languages
    • Online Education
    • Psychology
    • Accounting
    • Credit
    • Currency Trading
    • Debt Consolidation
    • Insurance
    • Investing
    • Leasing
    • Loans
    • Mortgage
    • Mutual Funds
    • Personal Finance
    • Stock Market
    • Structured Settlements
    • Taxes
    • Wealth Building
    • Coffee
    • Cooking
    • Gourmet
    • Recipes
    • Wine and Spirits
    • Acne
    • Aerobics
    • Alternative Medicine
    • Beauty
    • Cancer
    • Cosmetics
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Diseases and Conditions
    • Fitness Equipment
    • Fitness
    • Hair Loss
    • Heart Disease
    • Medicine
    • Men's Health
    • Muscle Building
    • Nutrition
    • Skin Care
    • Supplements and Vitamins
    • Weight Loss
    • Women's Health
    • Yoga
    • Arts and Crafts
    • Babies
    • Collecting
    • Elderly Care
    • Genealogy
    • Hobbies
    • Parenting
    • Pets
    • Pregnancy
    • Woodworking
    • Feng Shui
    • Gardening
    • Home Appliances
    • Home Security
    • Interior Design
    • Landscaping
    • Affiliate Programs
    • Article Marketing
    • Auctions
    • Audio
    • Banner Advertising
    • Blogging
    • Broadband
    • Domain Names
    • E-Books
    • E-Commerce
    • Email Marketing
    • Ezines and Newsletters
    • Forums
    • Internet Marketing
    • Link Popularity
    • Pay-Per-Click
    • Podcasting
    • RSS
    • Search Engine Marketing
    • Search Engine Optimization
    • Security
    • Social Media
    • Spam
    • Video
    • Viral Marketing
    • Web Design
    • Web Development
    • Web Hosting
    • Copyright
    • Cyber Law
    • Intellectual Property
    • National, State, Local
    • Patents
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Trademarks
    • Buying
    • Selling
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Boating
    • Cycling
    • Extreme Sports
    • Fishing
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Hockey
    • Hunting
    • Martial Arts
    • Running
    • Scuba Diving
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Dating
    • Divorce
    • Marriage
    • Weddings
    • Astrology
    • Buddhism
    • Christianity
    • Faith
    • Hinduism
    • Islam
    • Judaism
    • Meditation
    • Metaphysical
    • New Age
    • Cable and Satellite TV
    • Cell Phones
    • Communication
    • Gadgets and Gizmos
    • GPS
    • Satellite Radio
    • Video Conferencing
    • VoIP
    • Clothing
    • Electronics
    • Fashion
    • Gifts
    • Jewelry
    • Causes and Organizations
    • Environment
    • History
    • Holidays
    • Men's Issues
    • Nature
    • Philosophy
    • Politics
    • Women's Issues
    • World Affairs
    • Air Travel
    • Camping
    • Cruises
    • Destinations
    • Outdoors
    • Article Writing
    • Book Reviews
    • Copywriting
    • Fiction
    • Non-Fiction
    • Poetry
    • Quotes
    • Screenplay
    • Tools and Resources