Night Cream VS Day Cream

Women use different types of creams like night cream and day cream, the use of day cream and night cream is necessary.

What is the difference between night cream and day cream?

One of the main differences between day and night cream is that day creams have ingredients that protect the skin from Ultra Violet rays whereas the night creams do not have such ingredients. The difference between day cream and night cream are also in use and on its function.

Day Cream

Day cream gives the skin protection from the harmful factors. Day cream designed to further moisturize and protect skin from ultraviolet rays and pollution. It contains more protective ingredients, such as UV protection. The anti-oxidant ingredients help in protecting the skin from deteriorating. Day cream is also useful for preventing skin pigmentation in the light of the sun. Day cream also help in hydrating the skin as there is a possibility of getting dehydrated more in the sun.

Night Cream

Night cream rich in anti-oxidants and moisturizing elements would pay special importance to recovering the spotless effect of the skin, it’s supposed to rejuvenate and nourish your skin instead. Night cream contains ingredients like Vitamin C, retinol and alpha hydroxy acids, which help in strengthening the skin’s defensive shield.

Both a day cream and a night cream have two very different purposes. The night cream works while you sleep, while the day cream is something you have on all day. The compounds have the advantage to penetrate into the skin, and are long enough in the skin, to give effect to the skin.

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The Benefits of Collagen for Skin Care

The natural collagen is the principal structural skin protein. Bundles of collagen molecules pack together throughout the dermis, accounting for three-fourths of the dry weight of skin. Collagen is also responsible for the skin’s strength. Collagen is produced by cells called fibroblasts, which are found scattered throughout the dermis.

Skin has a considerable stock of such fibers, still with the lapse of time. Collagen production diminishes with age which inevitably contributes to the development of wrinkles and a reduction in the skin’s elasticity.

Collagen creams have been available for skin care. The active collagen contained in skin care formulations helps to moisturize skin and may prevent loss of moisture. Research on collagen indicates the ability for this active anti-aging ingredient, in specific formulations, to increase skin hydration in addition to firming and plumping properties.

Many collagen creams often claimed as a solution for rebuilding the collagen fibers underneath your skin layers. Fact, the active “collagen” in skin care products that do not have the ability to rebuild or replace lost collagen. It acts as a hint to increase the natural process of generation of the collagen by the skin itseft.

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The Skin Benefits of Green Tea Extract

Green tea extract is associated with several skin benefits. Green tea extract is derived from leaves of Camellia sinensis. Green tea extract is naturally rich in antioxidants, which has a cell-protecting function as well. It’s a strong antioxidant effect that protects the skin from the damaging effect of free radicals. Green tea extract also contains the Methylxanthines that stimulates skin microcirculation and therefore positively influence the tone and health of the skin.

Green tea extract can actually decrease wrinkles and also makes you look younger. It is useful to incorporate green tea extract into your skin care product to possibly slow down skin aging.

Green tea extract is a good anti-inflammatory agent thereby reducing inflammation in the skin, and most importantly having an inhibitory action on collagenase (a collagen-reducing enzyme that breaks down collagen). Since green tea extract helps to inhibit collagenase, the topical use of green tea helps to promote the health and quantity of collagen, thereby maintaining a firm and elastic skin. In one clinical study is was shown that the skin had measurably more elastic tissue content after continuous application of a product containing green tea extract.

Green tea extract appears to exert a sun protective effect by quenching free radicals and reducing inflammation. Therefore, it could apply a green tea formula under the sunscreen. It is best to combine green tea extract with zinc oxide-based sunscreens because zinc oxide is chemically inert and should not react with green tea extract.

In addition, you can enjoy whether drinking green tea or applying directly to your skin that very good with health and skin benefits. Even the leaves can be used as the gentle scrubs that give your skin a healthy glow.

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The position of acne on your face can tell your health!

Many people don’t know that acne is not just a skin problem anymore. The position of acne spots (or pimples) on your face can tell whether there is anything wrong with any part of your internal organs. Acne can be as much internal as it is external and while lifestyle changes may not make acne go away completely, healthy habits will provide long-term benefits both to your skin and your health.

Acne occurring on each position on face can tell if something wrong happens with human body. This information indicates the relationship between acne spots on face and internal organs, here are some suggested solutions for the breakouts occurring as follow:

Forehead: If acne spot occurs on left side of forehead, it may relate with digestive system, urinary system, urinary bladder, and adrenal gland. If acne spot occurs on right side of forehead, it may relate with digestive organs, stomach, and adrenal gland. You should go to bed 10pm and wake up 6am. Eat healthy foods, 20-30 minutes of light exercise every day, better hygiene and relax to worry less for your healthy skin.

Between the eyebrows: This acne spot occurs when you have late night meal or eat strong flavored food. It means there’s something wrong with your liver, problem with lactose digestion. Suggestions: get more sleep that’s good to relax so your liver can rest. Light exercise such as walking (avoid strenuous exercise). Moreover, avoid alcohol and smoking.

Nose area: When acne spot occurs on this position, it relates heart problem and Genito-urinary system. Red pimple occurring on nose can identify hypertension, impact from hormones, or menstruation period. When you clean your face, should massage the area around your nose. Eat less pungent foods and meat that can protect this problem. In additional, get more fresh air and exercise everyday.

Lip Area: Acne on above lip relates heart problem and Genito-urinary system. For acne below lip relates hormone balance and menstruation period. Eat spicy and fried foods, can cause the acne on lip area so eat less them. You should eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. Massage abdominal area in a clockwise motion when you clean your face. Change your toothpaste because it may due to this acne.

Left and right cheeks: This kind of acne can be caused by smoking, allergy, chronic flu, or bad-quality cosmetics. If acne on higher area of cheeks may relate to sinus and lung while the lower area may relate to gum and teeth. Solution: better hygiene and get more fresh air. Aerobic exercise at 7-9 am because this is the best time for the lung is strongest. Eat more cooling foods such as gourds, winter melons, and green beans. Eat less sugar. Avoid taro root, mango, wine, seafood, and junk food. Try to relax and keep a positive mood.

Chin area: It may relate to stomach and small intestine caused by strong flavored food. Solution: Reduce the habit of eating before bed. Eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. Get more rest, sleep early and wake up early. Exercise everyday and practice proper hygiene.

Ears area and around eye areas: It may relate to kidney problem or allergy. You should better hygiene. Eat less meat, coffee and alcohol. Get 20 minutes of exercise each day. Relax and positive thinking that reduce acne problem. Change your shampoo or soap because it may be cause.

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Benefits of Shea (Butyrospermum parkii) Butter for Skin

Shea butteris known as a valuable skin conditioning ingredient. Shea butter is the natural complex fat extracted from the nuts of the Shea tree (Butyrospermum parkii). The Shea (Butyrospermum parkii) tree has various other names such as Karite, vitellaria paradoxa, and Galam Butter tree which grow in the savannah of Western Africa. The Shea tree does not flower before it is 20 years old and can live up to 200 years. It is considered sacred because of the bounty of goodness it can do for your skin, hair, beauty and health. Discover the secret of Egyptian Queen Nefertiti’s legendary beauty and find out what makes shea butter so powerful to repair, renew and protect the skin against aging.

The fruit of Butyrospermum parkii is gathered, cold pressed and refined to form a soft paste, known as Shea Butter. Shea Butter is a plant-based emollient that mimics the lipid content of the skin. It works wonders on dry and dehydrated skin and deep wrinkles, promoting a soft, smooth, healthy appearance.

The Benefits of Shea Butter

– As an emollient and moisturizer, shea butter helps repair the skin and is an effective remedy for dark spots, wrinkles, stretch marks and sunburn. Its healing properties help treat minor burns, small wounds and insect bites.

– Shea butter contains arachidic acid, linoleic acid, linolenic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid and stearic acid of which stearic and oleic acids are the highest. Oleic oil has moisturizing properties and is used as an ingredient in many skin care products (especially in butter cream products).

– Shea butter is an anti-aging ingredient. It solution for fighting wrinkles because of the rich of vitamins A and E it contains.

– Shea butter can soothe your scalp if it’s dry or irritated from chemical processing. It improves and treats various skin inflammations such as acne, eczema, keratosis pilaris and psoriasis. In addition, it doesn’t clog pores.

– Shea butter is also known to help hair growth and as a remedy for dandruff. One of shea butters uses includes preventing hair from breaking and thinning. It also helps protect the scalp from sores and rashes.

– Shea Butter penetrates deep into skin to help restore elasticity. It absorbs quickly without leaving greasy residue like petroleum, beeswax or mineral oil based products.

– In Africa, one of shea butter uses is as cooking oil. Besides the fatty acids, shea butter contains phytosterols which has cholesterol-lowering properties. It can be used as a substitute for cocoa butter.

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Protect Your Skin from Sun

It is more crucial to protect your skin from exposure to UVA and UVB. These rays can pose threat to your skin and can actually damage your skin. UV rays present react with melanin. Melanin is an active defense against the sun, since melanin absorbs UV rays before they can hamper your skin. Melanin causes color of the skin. Individuals having fair complexions are more likely to get freckles. When melanin increases in response to sun exposure, the skin begins to tan. The more you expose your skin to sun, the more damage is caused. Read on the following tips to help you protect your skin from sun.

– Use a sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher. All sunscreens protect against UVB rays. Look for one that specifically says UVA and UVB or “broad spectrum coverage” on the bottle. Reapply the sunscreen every hour or twice per day (at the very most) or immediately after swimming or excessive sweating.

– Seeking the shade and wearing protective clothing, including a broad-brimmed hat and UV-blocking sunglasses that help protect the sensitive skin on your head, neck, and around the eyes (skin areas that usually sustain a lot of sun damage).

– Protect yourself from UV radiation. Always seek the shade outdoors, especially between 10 AM and 4 PM.

– Cause UVA can penetrates glass, consider adding flat, tinted UV-protective film to your car’s side and rear windows as well as to house and business windows. This film blocks up to 99.9% of UV radiation and lets in up to 80% of visible light.

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Skin Care Tips for Different Age

Women at different ages require different treatments and skin care therapies. Your skin care requirements when you are 20 will not be the same when you reach 40. Your skin texture will change and you need different methods to minimize the effects of ageing. Facial and skin care products should be chosen based on your skin type and your age. Let’s know skin care tips for different age and how to take care of your skin as you grow older.

Skin care for teenage

Skin in teenage, is its best condition in terms of regeneration, renewal and elasticity. The drawback of this age however is the acne, blackheads and excessive sebum production. If you’re suffering from acne, attempting to strip excess oil from the skin encourages it to overcompensate and produce even more! So avoid skin care product that contain alcohol and triclosan. Choose instead for a gentle, antibacterial cleanser with salicylic acid, or a clay-based cleanser which will help absorb excess oil. It’s really important to get to know your skin and if it feels tight after cleansing, switch to something milder. Blemishes and spots on face are caused by three factors combined: excess oil, the build-up of dead skin cells and bacteria. To counter the build-up of dead skin cells use a gentle scrub. Don’t forget to moisturize, try oily-free formulations that will prime the skin for makeup.

Skin care for your 20s

When you’re in your 20s, you have just left behind the days of acne and pimples. You need to find a balance as you are not a teenager anymore, but you need care as you will be going out often. You should find a good cleanser that cleans dirt, oil and makeup from every pore. Also, find a good facial mask and a mild moisturizer. Even if you don’t have adult acne, you might still have blackheads or whiteheads that are often caused by products blocking your pores so check your makeup and moisturizer ingredients. These ingredients can all commonly be found in foundations and blushes and try to avoid them if you’re prone to spots and blemishes: mineral oils, red dyes and Isopropyl myristate. You can try pro-vitamin B5 and good quality skin conditioning agents meant for all types of skin. Try to avoid the harsh sun and use sunscreen essentially if you need to be out in the sun anyway. When choosing an SPF moisturizer make sure it protects against both UVA and UVB (broad spectrum). Try SPF 15 for the rest of the year and SPF 25 during the summer months.

Skin care for your 30s

By the time you hit your 30s, you will notice that the signs of ageing have started setting in. Wrinkles become prominent if proper care has not been taken. Fine lines all over the skin start to highlight your age. This happens because the rate of skin cell regeneration slows down in 30s and collagen and elastin production becomes slower. If you wish to create brighter and smoother skin, you can use skin care products that contain caffeine and vitamins. Therefore it is important to maintain a healthy diet full of vitamin A, B complex, C, D and E. Vitamins repair skin by stabilizing collagen and keep the skin moist. Your routine skincare should include cleansing, moisturizing, toning if necessary, and Exfoliation. Exfoliation is very important at this age. Consider opting for microdermabrasion formulations which have finer natural granules than traditional scrubs, exfoliators and shouldn’t irritate the skin. Try to exfoliate at least twice a week.

Skin care for your 40s

When you reach your 40s, some of the collagen fibers are damaged permanently leaving no chance for regeneration. Hence, the skin cell bonding becomes weaker. Your skin becomes less elastic and this make the lines and wrinkles on the skin. At this age, the priority is retaining the moisture in your skin, which will keep it soft and flexible. Your skin needs nourishment. You need facial products that nourish and moisturize your skin. Regular skincare treatment using natural products is good. And do not forget to exfoliate, because dead skins show a higher tendency to deposit on your skin making it look dull and destroying your natural complexion. Choose anti- aging products that are rich in hyaluronic acid (HA) which is great for its water-retaining properties. The product contains vitamin A or retinol due to its ability to stimulate collagen for a plumper skin effect, increased cell turnover for a smoother. If you choose product with Vitamin A, make sure you wear a good sunscreen. By increasing cell turnover, those on the surface of the skin are younger and therefore are susceptible to sun damage.

Skin care for the over 50s

As you grow older, cell turnover will have significantly slowed down, so it is important to get rid of dull, dead skin cells to keep the skin looking as vital possible. Your skin is very thin, dry and fragile, probably a combination of all these makes wrinkles and fine lines appear. To restore the texture of your skin, you need to maintain the density and firmness of your skin. You need to choose anti-aging product which is an enriched moisturizer, which contains calcium, collagen, elastin, that helps rebuild your skin. Check your moisturizer provides proper sun protection, alongside a broad spectrum sunscreen. Whichever product you use, always give it some time. You should feel that the general appearance of your skin improves after about a month.



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