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Healthy skin care - Things you need to know
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Healthy skin care - Things you need to know
Most will always agree that having healthy skin care is an ideal goal everyone needs to attain. It is likely that you are constantly in search of set of treatments, skin care regimen and lifestyle habits to help you acquire and maintain healthy and good-looking skin.

Modernization on your skin: good or bad?

Rapid industrialization in many advanced and developing countries may have contributed to the improvement of living conditions for many of us. We are able to accomplish multiple tasks with lesser labor and time. The same development, however, has brought us countless environmental factors and radical changes in our daily routine.

These may be in the form of pollutants, toxic wastes, highly processed foods containing harmful ingredients and lack of exercise courtesy of machines and transport vehicles, among others. Continued exposure to these factors and drastic changes to our daily activities created conditions that put our general health conditions at risk. One of the initial victims of these changes is our skin health.

Finding the truly effective healthy skin care regimen may be elusive to some. This happens despite the proliferation of countless skin care products that supposedly promote healthy skin condition. You can see in the market numerous creams, lotions, moisturizers and soaps that intend to treat one skin condition or the other. Innovations in technologies and techniques in skin surgery are continuously developed to enhance further our healthy skin. Despite these advances, many people are still having problems with their skin, with seemingly ineffective skin care treatments.

So, what precisely constitutes healthy skin care?

Any healthy skin care must cause the least unwanted side effects; better if none at all. Many commonly available skin care products in the market are reported to cause minor irritations, worsen the skin condition and, sometimes, cause many other diseases.

A study conducted by the European Agency for Research on Cancer reported that a little more than one-half of the leading brands of skin care products tested were found to contain at least one cancer-causing chemical. Compounds, such as dioxanne, mineral oil, petroleum, fragrances, alcohol and many other chemicals, continue to be used even by leaders in the cosmetics industry.

Skin care products that supposedly promote healthy skin should treat varying skin conditions effectively. Numerous skin care products sometimes provide palliative measures only. Yes, you may instantly see the desired results. However, you need to repeat the regimen many times in order to maintain the same effect. In the end, you are likely to spend more money buying the same product countless times.

A healthy skin care product must be made only of natural ingredients. Avoid those that are heavily dependent on synthetic substances. They only do more harm than any good to your skin. The natural process of aging sets into motion many bodily changes hugely linked to your skin condition. The body may no longer be able to regenerate damaged and dying cells as fast as it has been when you are much younger.

A healthy skin care must contain, therefore, natural ingredients that help your body enhance its function by promoting cellular metabolism and rejuvenation. One specific example is Phytessence Wakame.

This exotic kelp native to Japan Sea only is a rich source of micronutrients that help the body produce more collagen and elastin. Specifically, Phytessence Wakame fights harmful enzymes that break down Hyaluronic acid. This acid acts like a glue that hold together the collagen and elastin bundles on your skin.

Lastly, it is always desirable to accompany these natural skin care products with regular exercise, balance diet and healthy lifestyle. Doing these, when especially coupled with the use of products containing natural ingredients, help you attain your ideal healthy skin care.


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