How To Choose The Best Face Creams For Your Skin
There are face creams that will help you reduce the appearance of wrinkles, those for oily skin, those for extremely dry and inflamed skin or those that simply moisturise. With thousands of face creams available for sale, each varying in price and benefits to target various skin care problems. How can you determine the best creams available in the market?
First of all it is important that you read the package and see what ingredients have been used in the product so you know what to look out for and what ingredients to stay away from.
Most face creams in the market do not work as effectively as they claim because they are made up of chemicals that can do more harm than good. Some of the ingredients you have to stay well clear of are: alcohol and mineral oil.
Alcohol for instance can irritate your skin by drying your skin layer and taking off the acid needed to protect your skin layer from viruses and bacteria.
Mineral oil is also present as a key ingredient in many creams and cosmetics. Mineral oil also known as paraffin, paraffin wax or even petroleum and it is often used to wax surfboards and cars. This ingredient can clog up your pores and slows skin’s ability to eliminate toxins, thus preventing your skin from breathing and leading to acne outbreaks.
However, there are much effective face creams in the market and these are those that contain ingredients from natural sources. Ingredients you have to look out for are vitamins and natural ingredients such as avocado butter or grape seed oil, which are natural antioxidant to revitalise and nourish skin.
Natural face creams might also contain a range of different vitamins:
Vitamin A for example can exfoliate the top layer of your skin and gradually smooth out the appearance of fine lines so look out for anti-wrinkle creams containing this ingredient. Another powerful ingredient is Vitamin C, which acts as an antioxidant and can penetrate up to seven layers deep down into the skin to prevent radical skin damage before it occurs and Vitamin E which can help repair skin damage and its great for dry, inflamed and burned skin. Vitamin E is often present in creams that offer sunscreen protection, so look out for creams that offer at least SPF 15 to protect your skin from damaging UV rays.
The best face creams will contain natural ingredients and these will guarantee to work better in your skin through the natural stimulation of elastin and collagen’s growth. So, whenever you are considering purchasing a new face cream, take time to read the list of ingredients used in the creams to pick a product to suit your skin.