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Toners A toner is a skin care product that you apply to the face after you cleanse and before you moisturize. Toners are can also be classified as fresheners and astringents. Toners are suppose to restore the pH balance of the skin, remove any makeup that was not fully removed, or any soap residue. Toners leave skin feeling very refreshed and clean. There are also toners that claim to help fight the aging process and to help prevent and clear blemishes. Choosing a Toner If you decide to use a toner, it is important to know just what product is right for you. One of the best things that you can do to find a toner is to experiment with many different brands and formulas to find the toner that is ideal for you. Ask yourself questions like: Does the toner make my skin feel too oily or too dry? Does my skin feel clean and refreshed after I use it? Does it make my skin feel too tight? If your answers were good to all of these questions, then chances are that you have found a good toner f...
Cleansers Everyone knows that it is critical to wash cleanse their face twice daily to have healthy skin. That™s the easy part. The hard part is knowing what kind of cleanser to choose and what they do, with all the hundreds of cleansers on the market today. So where do you begin? There are so many cleansers today that it is hard to determine what the best type is. Because everyone™s skin is so varied, different cleansers won™t work for some and will for others. The most important thing to do is to experiment with all different kinds of cleansers to find one that will give you the best results. Here is a guide of some of the most popular cleanser types: Cleansing Creams Cleansing creams, when applied, create a rich and thick cream that is ideal for anyone who has dry skin. The rich formulas are sensitive on skin and give extra moisture to dehydrated skin. Cleansing creams are also good for older women because they have been known to help slow the aging process. M...
What is Skin Type? It is critical that every woman be aware of her own unique skin type in order to properly buy makeup and care for her skin. Most women, not surprisingly, are not even aware of what their skin type is. Many factors play into what skin type you have. Things such as ethnicity, location, genetics and age can all be a factor in determining your skin type. Here is a guide to better understanding or finding out what your skin type is: Normal Skin Normal skin can be classified as having an even a smooth surface. Normal skin is neither oily nor dry skin. It is a balance between oily and dry. Therefore, if you have a normal skin type, your skin will feel neither oily nor dry. Other characteristics of normal skin are a clear complexion, not visible pores, and it is relatively healthy looking. It also does not require special treatments or products. Dry Skin Dry skin has a very dull appearance and flakes very easily. Large amounts of moisturizer are needed to just get a sm...