When discussing dark skin such as that of Africans, African Americans, Asians etc., one of the most widespread fallacies is that there’s no need to wear sunscreen if your skin is dark. This assertion cannot be further from the truth.
We’re going to post a series of ‘Fact or Fable?’ articles to decipher the skincare myths and facts, such as: Will eating chocolate cause acne? Will doing facial exercises make you look younger?
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Before starting your specialized facial, ensure your face has been cleansed by using your facial sauna. This will help open up your pores, extract any blackheads and ensure your skin is more receptive to the peppermint leaves. Also, when cleansing the skin of the paste, use the cotton pads to properly remove the paste. This will avoid you irritating the skin by possibly scrubbing it with your hands and transferring any bacteria or dirt you may have. It will also effectively remove the tiny grains of oatmeal that can easily be left behind.
Rosacea, which resembles acne, is often misdiagnosed as adult acne, primarily because of the their similarities. Rosacea is typically characterized by persistent skin redness specifically across the cheeks, nose and forehead. Its similarity with acne lies when pimples, blemishes, skin inflammation and bumps that accompany it.
What role does lifestyle play in your skin’s appearance? As the mind is capable of dealing with stress to a certain level its limitations can be expressed through the body, such as a decreased metabolism and dull skin. Dark circles, wrinkles, fatigue can be enhanced due to stress.
AHA is an acronym for alpha hydroxy acid, a fruit acid derived from various plant and milk sugars. With over 200 manufacturers producing products that contain this key ingredient, I thought you would want to know more about it.
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