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SKIN CARE - TIPS FOR MAINTAINING YOUR SKIN
CLEANSING

?    Cleansing is the first essential step in your daily skin care routine. 
?    Cleansing the face 2-3 times a day; is adequate for normal skin. 
?    If your skin is oily a more frequent cleansing i. e.  4-5 times a day is necessary. 
?    If your skin is dry it is best to avoid frequent washing and you may have to use a suitable oil-based cosmetic cleanser instead of soap, which has a dry effect.   
?    There are several alternatives to soap and water cleansing. 

?    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.

MOSTURIZING

?    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.

PROTECTING

?    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.

The threshing floors shall be full of wheat and the vats shall overflow with new wine and oil. Joel 2: 24

God moves in seasons! Every time God's people rebelled and turned their backs on God His presence moved away and their enemies overpowered them destro....


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