How to choose a face cream?
Every woman wants to have a well-groomed appearance regardless of age. The first traces of aging are always displayed on the face and neck. A very important role in skin care is played by a properly selected cream.
Before choosing a face cream, you need to understand a wide range of cosmetic products.
Classification of creams by prescription
- Nutritious. Provides skin cells with amino acids, unsaturated fatty acids, metabolic stimulants.
- Moisturizing. Helps the skin to fill a lack of moisture, eliminates dryness and peeling.
- Anti-aging. Slow down the aging of the skin and the formation of wrinkles.
- Cleaning. Contains in the composition of small solid particles, which purify the skin of dead cells.
- Sun protection. The filters included in its composition protect the skin from the negative effects of ultraviolet rays.
- Protective. Creates a barrier to protect the skin from external stimuli: frost, wind, etc. Allows the skin to produce and retain its own moisture.
- Tonal. If you apply the foundation correctly, you can not only hide the skin's flaws, but also give it a fresh shining appearance.
How to choose a face cream by skin type
The choice of cream is carried out depending on the skin type:
- for dry skin you need to choose a remedy with glycerin, vegetable oils, wax. It softens the skin, relieves the feeling of tightness (Natura Siberica, Faberlic Bioeffect, Nivea visage);
- for oily skin with dilated pores suitablegel-like cream with the addition of starch. Extracts of herbs, vitamins A and E reduce the secretion of fat, soothe the skin. Rapeseed oil regulates the water-fat balance (Nivea visage, Vichy Aqualia Thermal, Natura Siberica, Sophora Japanese);
- for the care of combination skin, a moisturizing cream with anti-inflammatory ingredients is suitable. Zinc and calcium normalize fat metabolism (TimeWise Mary Kay, Garnier BB Cream Secret of Perfection);
- to maintain normal skin light enough cream with a neutral PH-balance and plant extracts (protecting the day cream Clear line, anti-aging day cream Korres Anti-aging).
Face cream according to age
Over time, the type of skin may change due toexternal and internal factors. Young skin needs toning and moisturizing. For this cream with extract from oat flakes, germinated wheat grains, honey, olive oil (night cream "One hundred recipes of beauty", "Birth of a star" from Plazan) will suit.
Mature skin requires more thorough care. To support it, you need a cream with hyaluronic acid, olive oil, vitamin A (Vichy Liftattive Dermoresource, Black Pearl from 46 years old).