Skin Care As You Age

SKIN can never look the same all through your life. You may have had good skin in the 20s, but with each passing year, your skin type changes. Hers what you need to know to keep your skin looking good for life.

In Your Teens

# cleanse your face regularly, day and night, and use a sunscreen during the day.

# Even if you are endowed with good skin, you need to follow a good cleanse-moisturize–and –tone routine.

# If your skin is pimple or acne-prone, get it checked by a dermatologist and keep away from oily formulas.

# Keep check on your diet. Don’t gorge on oily foods. Eat plenty of salads and fruits and drink lots of water

The 20s

# check for any fine lines of wrinkles.

# Follow the usual skin care routine.

# Cleanse your face well to remove all traces of make-up don’t go to bed with make-up on.

# Skin needs to be exfoliated at least once in two weeks.

# A sunscreen should be part of the daily routine.

The 30s

# your skin needs more care now than ever. If you have not protected yourself from the harmful rays of the sun. this is when it will start showing-in fine lines and wrinkles.

# Get a facial done once a month. It will rid the skin of impurities like dead skin and blackheads.

# Apply a night cream regularly. Your skin soaks in lot of good in the night and with an effective formula, it can soak in a lot more.

# Keep your skin moisturized at all times. Dryness can do a lot of damage to skin. In fact, the new age moisturizers can do a lot more for your skin –they make you glow on the outside and do wonders from within, too.

In the 40s and 50s

# during these years, the skin undergoes a lot of change. It can change from oily to dry and vice versa. This is also the time when menopause sets in, bringing with it a host of problems. Change your skin care regimen to suit the present day requirement.

# Wrinkles and fine lines become more visible if proper care is not taken. You need a good day and night cram, cream, besides the old cleansing and moisturing routine.

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