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How to Moisturize Your Skin

A healthy moisturizing routine for your skin is the best defense against skin problems. Moisturized skin stays healthy, radiant and refreshed. If you desire your skin to glow you should consider moisturizing your skin daily. This article will teach you how to moisturize your skin in the best way. Follow these steps;

1. Know your skin type

This is the first step to moisturizing your skin the right way. You have to know your skin type to determine the best moisturizing product for your skin. In beauty stores, there are different moisturizers made specially for skin types

Here is a simple guide to purchasing the best moisturizer for your skin

  • For dry skin, purchase a moisturizer that is petroleum or oil based

  • If you have oily skin, purchase water-based moisturizer, choose products that are noncomedogenic to avoid your skin pores from clogging

  • Normal skin will require a water-based moisturizer but will contain some oils.

  • Sensitive skin will require moisturizers with medicinal properties. Avoid products with harsh chemicals that can damage your skin

2. Wash your skin when necessary

The body produces some natural oils to make the skin look refreshed, wash your skin only when it is dirty. When you wash your skin too much it can strip it of its natural oils. Your skin needs its natural oil to stay moisturized

3. Use lip balm

Your lips are also part of your skin, you shouldn't leave them dry. Use a lip balm to keep your lips moisturized. If you keep dry skin, it is important to keep your lips moisturized to avoid cracked lines on the lips

4. Avoid Regular products

Most regular products contain harsh chemicals that are dangerous to the skin. When you walk into a beauty store, choose a special product made for your special skin type and choose a soap that is gentle on the skin.

5. Good body wash

Find a good body wash that suits your skin type, choose wash products that contain essential oils like coconut oil, jojoba and olive oil that can retain moisture on your skin. Choose natural wash products for sensitive skin. Avoid cleansers with alcohol, it can strip the skin off its essential oils

6. Hand moisturizer

When you keep hand moisturizer, it helps you to remember to moisturize your hands after washing. Choose moisturizers that contain SPF to protect you against UV rays that can be harmful to the skin

7. Build a good skincare routine

The surest and safest way to build glowing skin is to consistently stick to a skincare routine, it helps you to prevent potential skin problems and keeps your skin healthy. Plan for healthy skincare practices that will eventually become your habit

8. Water

Water is a very important ingredient in moisturizing the skin. Water makes the skin hydrated, drink at least 5-6 glasses of water in a day. Smoking makes your skin age faster and produces wrinkles on it.

You should prevent potential skin damage by quitting smoking.

Ensure you exercise, it increases the flow of blood in the body. It can stimulate your skin cells and keep them healthy

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