Sensitive Skin Articles

Tips on Nurturing Silky Soft Skin

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Silky Soft SkinWhen you ask around about how to get soft skin, the first thing people will suggest is a moisturizer.  Some might get technical and suggest an emollient.  Here you will learn what those words mean and you’ll get some advice about softening.

Moisturizers and emollients are sometimes thought of as the same things.  Technically, they are a little bit different.

Emollients are substances that actually soften and soothe.  Often emollients have moisturizing effects as well.

Several mechanisms of action are attributed to emollients.  They may work by the process of occlusion; act as a humectant or as a lubricant.

When it comes to the skin’s health and protection, the process of occlusion … Read Full Article

Preventing a Major Cause of Eye Wrinkling

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

preventing eye wrinklesHere you will learn about one major cause of eye wrinkling, what you can do to prevent them and how to reduce them if they are already a problem for you.  Let’s focus on squinting.

Squinting is a primary cause of eye wrinkling.  You could be squinting in reaction to light or because of a problem with your vision.

In order to prevent wrinkles caused by squinting, you should wear sunglasses.  UV protective sunglasses may also help prevent age-related cataracts.

You should have your eyes examined every two years at least.  If you currently wear a prescription, doctors recommend an annual eye exam.  In many states, the optometric prescription expires in one … Read Full Article

Tips on How to Cover Wrinkles with Make Up

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

cover wrinkles with makeupHere are a few make-up tips that will help you cover wrinkles and have a more youthful appearance regardless of your age.  You will also learn about the value of a good facial moisturizer.  Using a moisturizer could be more important than you think.

Let’s start with your eyes.  By focusing on your eyes, you can draw attention away from problem areas.  If you have dark circles, you can use three dots of concealer to hide them.  Your concealer should be a shade lighter than your foundation.

You can use your fingertips to blend in the concealer, but you should never rub.  Constant rubbing pulls and damages this thin area of skin.… Read Full Article

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