Saturday, July 5, 2008

Get Serious Skin Care Products for Best Results: 7 Tips

Get Serious Skin Care Products for Best Results: 7 Tips
by Kurt Schmitt

For best results, get serious skin care products in order to preserve the health of your body's largest organ. Don't choose products based on popularity, advertising, or even price. While sometimes pricier products are better, you need to choose what works best for you.

An important point to remember is that everyone's skin is a bit different. You'll have to experiment until you find the most effective products for you. Here are 6 tips for improving the effectiveness of your serious skin care routine.

1. Choosing your products -- Product effectiveness depends upon proper product usage, skin type, and even climate. Choose your skin care products based on effectiveness, not price or promises in advertising.

2. Skin type -- Different products may be right for you (or wrong) depending upon your skin type. Remember that different products will respond differently depending upon whether you have normal, dry, oily, combination, or sensitive skin type.

3. Remove make up once daily -- Clogged pores are a side effect of make up, so make sure to thoroughly remove it with a make up remover.

4. Thoroughly cleanse -- It doesn't do any good to apply quality skin care products to a dirty face. Cleanse your skin at least daily with an appropriate cleanser for your skin type. Prior to applying moisturizers, be sure to thoroughly cleanse your skin.

5. Use products correctly -- Removal of make up and thorough cleansing, as well as ensuring that your skin is warm and damp when applying the product is important. Applying products correctly is important to the long term success of your skin care regimen.

6. Change is good -- Well, sometimes change can be good. Skin types can change over time, and manufacturers may change their formulas. Even the weather can make a difference in the way that products interact with your skin. Be prepared to change products if needed.

7. Follow directions -- Your skin care efforts will be more effective if you follow the product manufacturer's directions on how to use the product. This includes both storage and usage instructions.

Following the above tips will help ensure that you're maximizing your skin care efforts. Choose your products wisely, test them and be willing to change products if needed.

About the Author:
Kurt Schmitt writes articles about skin care products and other health topics, including acne products

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