? Cleansers can be in the form of creams, milks, lotions, gels and liquids.
? All are, a mixture of oil, wax and water which have been formulated to suit different skin types.
? A cotton -pad dipped in fresh milk available at home, is an equally effective cleanser.
? The right way to apply cleansers and creams on your face is in an upward and outward movement.
? The skin should not be stretched, dragged or pulled.
? Leave the cleanser on for a minute or two so as to loosen the dirt and make up.
? Remove it either using a cotton wool or with a tissue paper, again using an upward and out ward movement.
? Finally rinse with water.
? Regular use of a suitable moisturizer benefits your skin.
? The moisturizer not only replaces the water lost from the skin but also prevents its loss to the surroundings.
? It protects the skin against the drying influences of the environment such as the effects of the sun, cold and heat.
? Tinted moisturizer are very helpful under foundation. It always keep the make up moist.
? A moisturizer is particularly helpful for dry skins. Oil free moisturizers can be used for oily skins.
? There are two types of moisturizers: Oil - in water emulsions and water -in -oil emulsions.
? The moisturizer you select should suit your skin type.
? For normal skins, a water based moisturizer containing a little oil is suitable.
? Sensitive skins and dry skins need moisturizers having high oil content.
? The sun, is the environmental factor that is most harmful to the health and appearance of the skin.
? Ultraviolet radiation from sunlight can cause permanent damage to the skin.
? It can cause the skin to sag, lose elasticity and form wrinkles.
? Severe sunburn can even cause skin cancer.
? Sunscreen and foundation protects the skin against the damaging ultraviolet rays.
? It also shields your face from direct contact with dirt or pollutants in the air and helps the skin against loosing its necessary moisture.
? Sunscreen's come in lotions and creams.
? A sunscreen with the sun protection factor (SPF) of number 10 can block most of the sun's ultraviolet radiations before it can damage the skin.
? The SPF number indicates the length of time, the product will protect the skin.
? Sunscreen's should be applied at least 10 minutes before you go out in the sun.