Back after enjoying an exciting holiday in the beach? Or last night, danced in the party till you dropped and could not even remove your make up before going to bed? Or, are you a regular smoker? Beware! Your lifestyle should not have a harmful impact on your skin.
Skin, in its newer concept, is not only a simple layer of epithelial tissues covering our flesh and bones. Rather, it is a symbol of personality and elegance of modern day women and men. Before we rush to the dermatologist clinics with an issue of damaged skin, we ought to have a basic concept on the causes and the remedies available at our home to battle with a bad skin or skin damage. The following are the main factors which harms our skin significantly:
Sunburn: Prolonged exposure under the sun can cause reddening of skin followed be severe blister which, if not treated on time, can penetrate deep and cause extensive damage.
Chemicals: Our face is most frequently exposed to the harmful pollutants of air and water which causes severe damage to the delicate face skin. And removing the make up, in a right way, is equally important as putting it as the hard chemicals present in most make ups are responsible for acne and pimples.
Smoking: Smoking is not only harmful for our lungs. It equally affects the skin. Extensive use of tobacco makes wrinkles leaving it rough and patchy.
Now the solutions! Easy and a must know for all. First and foremost, do not panic if you suffer from bad skin. Relax! Take a deep breath and treat your skin like a baby. It is the one of the tenderest parts of your body and it demands the right attention from you.
The following tips and home remedies for skin damage may help:
Aloe Vera: In case you get a Sun Burn apply applying aloe vera gel will help the epidermis of the skin recover faster. Aloe vera has a cooling effect and it also helps in removing make up gently and effectively.
Sandalwood: Sandalwood is a time tested home remedy and used for the skin treatment since ancient times. Its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties help in reducing pimples, sun burn and blemishes.
Milk - a cleanser and moisturizer: Simply dip a cotton ball into cold milk and rub it on your face. You can see the dirt and make up coming out leaving your skin lighter and moisturized.
Olive Oil: It does magic on your skin, a proven fact.
Cucumber: It has great cooling effect and very effective for sunburn. Place two slices of cool cucumber on your eyes to rejuvenate your senses.
Rose water: Wash your face regularly with rose water and see the difference.