Saturday, March 30, 2013

Misconceptions about beauty


First Exaggerating the coffee? This habit of drying out the skin
TRUTH 
Carbonated drinks (like soda and Coca-Cola), energy drinks and caffeine constrict blood vessels and slow blood circulation. This leads to dehydration and dryness. Translated, this means the appearance of wrinkles around the eyes. "The skin around the eyes is thinner than the rest of the face and the first wrinkles appear right on that part," says dermatologist ranelate Hirsch. (The situation is similar to the area around the lips.) The same, maybe even worse effect on the skin has alcohol, especially if you take it on an empty stomach. So next time you think carefully about whether to order a non-alcoholic or alcoholic cocktails.


Second Toners dry the skin and cause spots
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Once the toner containing a high percentage of alcohol that has aggressive action and dries the skin. The cosmetics industry, meanwhile, has advanced so much that now produces not only does not dry the skin but thanks to ingredients like aloe vera, glycerin and essential oils are moisturizing, explains. Graph. Therefore, it is advisable to use them on a daily basis, applying lotions and creams: moisturized skin absorbs better than dry.

3rd The body should be exposed to the sun without SPF to produce vitamin D
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But ... this is true only within certain limits. "The body needs about fifteen minutes a day in the sun to produce the required amount of vitamin D," he says. Alexiades. No, not necessarily soak up the sun across the face. The facial skin is more sensitive than the rest of the body and spread protective cream, and do not rub your hands. Walk in the spring sun, and you will provide the body the required amount of this vitamin.In addition, the short walk can be a great mood lifter and energy (especially if you have good company).

4th It takes months to see the results of the first anti-wrinkle creams
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Most creams and fill wrinkles vanish (as Retinol HA Vichy Liftactiv NUIT) contain ingredients that perform skin exfoliation, such as retinol, vitamin B3, and hyaluronic acid, its action notes for approximately four weeks. "Ten will shine and skin tone will enhance the wrinkles will become less noticeable," he says. Graph.Only in serious cases, such as very deep and pronounced wrinkles, it can take several months. Do you have a similar problem and need a solution rapidly sprayed, try cream based retinol produced by the pharmacy because it contains a higher concentrate.

5th The pores are too narrow
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These annoying dots on your face does not look nice. "Especially when they turn fat secreted by the skin, which in contact with air oxidizes and darkens, making them more visible to users," explains dermatologist Janet Graf. Wash your face every day the cleaner based on salicylic acid, twice a week Exfoliate and occasionally put it compresses of Chamomile soothes the skin and reduces enlarged pores.

6th Fast food does not affect the skin
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Dermatologists couple change their minds when it comes to this claim, but most agree that there is a strong connection between diet and skin conditions. Research shows that sugar and processed carbohydrates affect insulin release and increased production of oil, he says. Graph. Foods that are low in calories skin suits protein foods, fruits, vegetables and grains.

7th Every skin requires extra moisture
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"Regardless of skin type, everyone should use a moisturizer twice a day, morning and night," says New York dermatologist Macrene Alexiades. If your skin is oily, go over it in the morning with sunscreen lotion as you will thus provide the necessary hydration and protection. In the evening, just wash your face with soap, wipe and wait ten minutes. If your skin is good, it means that no more was needed so - straight to bed. 

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