Skin types vary depending upon a combination of factors. They include your skin's:
- Water content, which affects your skin's comfort and elesticity.
- Lipid (oil) content, which affects your skin's softeness and nutrition.
- Level of sensitivity, which affects your skin's tolerance to certain substances.
We have compiled an outline to help you to differentiate and identify the skin type you have and how to take better care of your skin.
From 35 years on, skin starts to loose tone and elasticity due to diminished production of Collagen and Hyaluronic Acid.
Menopause depletes the body of the hormone estrogen which keeps the body youthful. Fine lines may appear, as well as, dryness and a loss of elasticity. Products with collagen and elastin are recommended along with vitamin serums for skin rejuvenation. Glycolics are beneficial at smoothing fine lines and wrinkles, texture and eliminating hyperpigmentation.
Rosacea is a common, chronic, incurable, adult acne like skin condition that is easily controllable and manageable with careful skincare.
Rosacea commonly affects the central third of the face, especially the nose, and has periodic ups and downs (flares and remissions).
Rosacea symptoms and signs include
- redness of the face (easy facial blushing or flushing),
- tiny red pimples and fine red lines (telangiectasias) on the facial skin,
- rhinophyma (an enlarged, bulbous red nose),
- eye problems, such as swollen, red eyelids, conjunctivitis, and rosacea keratitis.
Rosacea may be mistaken for rosy cheeks, sunburn, or quite often, acne.
Rosacea triggers include alcohol, hot or spicy foods, emotional stress, and heat.
Rosacea can be a very bothersome and embarrassing condition.
Untreated rosacea tends to worsen over the time