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- 7 Essential Habits Every Man Should Follow To Get Rid Of Dry Skin - April 29, 2019
The skin is the most important part of the body. Its importance is based on the part that it provides covering for every organ of the body and shields the body from exposure to harmful bacteria’s and germs that could harm the body significantly. The skin by its very nature is sensitive and should be well maintained to prevent dryness. Dryness of the skin can be caused by environmental factors which are mostly due to the habits we engage in. In overcoming any problem caused by habits, there is the need to inculcate new habits that can help to counter the old ones. According to primoderm, there are 7 essential habits that are instrumental for combating dry skin;
Choose Face Wash Wisely for Dry Skin
Face wash is a really great beauty care product for every man to possess. Face wash is very efficient in keeping the freshness of the body especially the face and preventing the dryness of the skin. Ensure to select an appropriate face wash product that helps maintain the balance of the skin tone. Go for quality over quantity because the higher the quality the better the product. Be deliberate and thorough in your choice of face wash. It can make a difference in the tone of your skin hence you must take proper consideration before selecting any face wash for use.
Apply Moisturizer Immediately After Washing
The combination of face wash and moisturizer helps to wade away skin problems from the body. The skin tone must be balanced at all times, it must not be dry and it must not be too oily as it can predispose the skin to the prevalence of skin conditions such as acne. Moisturizing the skin after the use of face wash helps to keep the skin fresh and it helps the skin to fight wrinkles as well. The application of moisturizer should be done few minutes after bathing.
Avoid Using Any Fragranced Products on Your Skin
Fragranced skin care products are used to stimulate a pleasant scent or to prevent offensive odor. Whereas many people might prefer to use fragranced skin care products because of the nice scent, some of them are capable of causing a reaction in the body. The reason why fragranced skin care products are not recommended is mostly because they increase the potential of the body to develop negative skin reactions. The most compelling part is that the negative complications from the use of fragranced complications may not appear immediately but only later on.
Don’t Wash Face With Hot Water, It May Cause Burns
There is a belief that hot water is good for washing the face because hot water can work better in dealing with bacteria and germs. However, the face wash and soap used for bathing are already enough to combat with the bacteria and germs on the skin hence the use of hot water is extraneous. In addition to this, hot water can cause burns on the skin which might lead to significant health issue. Use cold water rather than hot; it will be more soothing and pleasant on the skin.
Treat Your Dry Skin Gently
The skin is very important; it is the shield that helps to protect the body from illness. The skin should not naturally be dry because it can cause a lot of discomfort such as itching or burning. However, if dry skin occurs, the remedy must begin with treating the skin gently. Adopt a regular skin care technique that will help you pamper and condition your skin appropriately. Dry skin often comes when you neglect your skin so you must correct the dry skin by taking care of your skin.
Cut Your Shower Time
Avoid spending long periods in the shower. Considering the best interests of your skin, you shouldn’t spend any more than 10 minutes in the shower. The reason for this is because long showers can strip your skin of moisture and predispose it to dryness. Yes, the coolness of the water may be tempting on your skin at times but it is best that you do not stay excessively long in the shower consistently; it might have adverse effects on the skin.
Maintain Proper Diet
The dryness of a skin mostly began from the inside; the dryness of the skin is usually a reaction of what happened within the body. In order to manage skin dryness or remedy it, you should ensure you eat the right foods with the right supplements that can cause a healthy reaction within the body that will lead to quick recovery from the skin dryness. Organic foods such as avocado, nuts, cucumber, oysters, olive oil etc are great for preventing skin dryness or ensuring recovery from it. Avoid processed foods and stick with naturally cultivated foods.
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