Do you get discouraged whenever you buy a skin care product that does not live up to its promise? There is a plethora of products that promise to deliver amazing results but which donâ€™t deliver any results whatsoever. However, you should not feel discouraged due to this fact. There are some very valuable and affordable products in the market with the capability of helping you achieve your goal.
All that is needed from you is the ability to identify a suitable product. In this short, easy to understand article we list some of the most used ingredients found in skin care products today. We describe ingredients productsÂ should have as well as ingredients they should not. Do any of your products contain these ingredients?
Ingredients to Avoid
When purchasing skin care product there are certain ingredients which need to be avoided completely and these are as highlighted below.
This is found in most of the products found in the market and this is largely attributed to the fact that it is cheap. However, it does little to improve the tone and feel of your skin but rather, it restricts it from breathing and as such, only serves to make a mild condition worse. It triggers several toxins and can lead to acne flare up-.
This is a derivative of coconut and if it is included in the product, you should reconsider your options. This is because it leads to an increase in dioxane and this is absorbed readily by the skin. This ingredient has a compound that is known to contribute to growth of cancer and as such, when used for the long haul, it can lead to serious and adverse side effects.
When selecting a product that has alcohol, you have to tread carefully. While there are different varieties of alcohol used, it is ideal to note that there are those that cause irritation and breakage of the skin. For this reason, you have to consider all options carefully and settle with one that is mild and does not deprive your skin of the necessary natural acid.
Once you know the ingredients to avoid, it becomes considerably easy for you to make an informed decision and settle with a skin care product that perfectly meets your needs. At this point, you should note some of the best ingredients that you need to be on the lookout for.
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Ingredients to Choose
Sweet Almond Oil
This is known to have a smooth and fine texture and as such, it is absorbed by the skin easily. This leaves you with satiny and smooth skin. It is also not greasy and as such, is considered the best option for skin care. It has great properties and a product that contains the same deliver immense benefits. It is effective on irritated and chapped skin.
We all understand that to much sun can damage our skin, its called photo-aging. To much UV rays can cause sunburn, wrinkling, assist in the formation of age-spots and lead to skin cancer. Studies have shown that almond oil can protect the skin as well reverse damage that may have already occurred-.
This is an essential ingredient and it addresses several complications including acne. When searching for skin care product it is advisable to settle with one that contains this-.
Beta 1, 3-D Glucan
The skin also has specialized macrophage cells (immune cells) Â called "Langerhans" cells, these cells help remove dead skin cells from the surface of skin and promote cell renewal.Â They also help protect against skin damage from UV rays, chemicals, makeup, cleansers and the chlorine in water.Â Â Studies have shown that Beta Glucan does indeed penetrate the skin to reach the Langerhans Cells and results were noticeable after 8 weeks of treatment.Â Compared with the control group, there was 27% improvement in skin hydration when applied twice a day and a 47% improvement in lines and wrinkles. Firmness and elasticity increased by 60% and skin color by 26%. Also, the rate of skin renewal increased by 34%.
These are just a few on the many beneficial compounds you should be looking for in a skin care product. There are several other ingredients you need to be on the lookout for such as herbal extracts covered in "Secrets and Techniques or Rejuvenating and Repairing Your Skin". If you manage to get a product with all these ingredients, you will have found your answer to having the perfect skin.Â Get this great report for free by clicking here to sign up using facebook, or if you don't have an account sign up here.
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 List of comedogenic cosmetic ingredients
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 Anti-Wrinkle Therapy: Significant New Findings in the Non-Invasive Cosmetic Treatment of Skin Wrinkles with Beta-Glucan. International Journal of Cosmetic Science, Vol 27-5,pg292,Oct 2005