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You want to take care of your skin now so that you will have healthier skin later. Taking care of your skin should start when you are a kid because it is very important for everyone of every age to take care of your skin. However, it is really important when you get older. When you are in your late twenties and older you really need to start taking care of your skin. Here are some very simple skin care tips that you can use to make sure you have healthy skin in the future. You decide if you want to follow these skin care tips or not.

One: When you are outdoors you want to make sure that you use sunscreen to block the harmful rays of the sun from destroying your skin.

Two: You want to take Vitamin C on a regular basis. Vitamin C is very good for your skin. It is also good for other aspects of your body but it is also used very effectively for reducing spots on the skin. If you have spots on your skin it is important that you get to a doctor or a dermatologist for help.

Three: You want to cleanse your face on a daily basis. Also, use a good toner that will close the open pores of your skin. This is vital to healthy skin. Your face is exposed to many different conditions that can damage the skin every day, not to mention the grease and the oil that accumulates on your skin. You need to make sure that you wash all of the dirt and grime of the day away before you go to bed at night. It is also a good idea to wash your face in the morning.

Four: You want to avoid smoke filled rooms as often as you can because the smoke is not good for your skin or your hair. If you smoke you want to remember that you are damaging your skin. Take that into consideration when it comes to skin care.

Five: This is one of those skin care tips that you will have to decide if you want to do or not. It is recommended that you use all natural skin care products on your skin and face whenever possible. There are many products that are available that have harmful ingredients in them. If you want to have a good skin care plan you want to make sure that it includes checking out and trying different natural skin care products and recipes for your skin care.

If you follow these skin care tips you can help your skin maintain a healthy look. It is always a good idea to take care of your skin and more and more people are catching onto how important it is. You don’t have to follow these skin care tips but if you don’t than you can be guaranteed of having wrinkles and other skin problems as you get older.
 

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All really helpful and true...except for #2. It may be true for some people, but when I consume too much Vitamin C, I break out.
 

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I'll comment on numbers three and five.

Toner isn't necessary to close pores. Cold water will do that. Toner does its job of cleaning remenants of other face washes, dirt, etc., but it is not a necessity. In my current regimen I don't have it because I don't need it.

Number five in reference to you saying that you should go all natural when having the opportunity to do, doesn't make sense. There are lab-made products that work just as well, if not better than natural products. Because something is natural doesn't mean that its better for you. There are many organic compounds that are very bad for the skin. Also many natural products don't go through the rigorous testing phases that lab-based products have to go through so ultimately its the users choice, but I keep garbage off my face.
 

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I use vitamin C topically (Cellex-C). I find most toners are too strong for my skin -- I use a product made from witch hazel and lavendar water. Feels wonderful. I agree with Freddy re #5.
 

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Organic and natural products have come way further than the days of Kiss My Face. If you believe in chemicals, great.

I, on the other hand am being faced with many women that have been blood tested high in Aluminum, sulfates, sulfites, etc. It's coming from cosmetics and foods we consume. So many products are so high in toxins, it would shock you. Watch your ingredients! An AWESOME point of reference before buying a skin care regime is:

cosmeticdatabase.com

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You want to take care of your skin now so that you will have healthier skin later. Taking care of your skin should start when you are a kid because it is very important for everyone of every age to take care of your skin. However, it is really important when you get older. When you are in your late twenties and older you really need to start taking care of your skin. Here are some very simple skin care tips that you can use to make sure you have healthy skin in the future. You decide if you want to follow these skin care tips or not.

One: When you are outdoors you want to make sure that you use sunscreen to block the harmful rays of the sun from destroying your skin.

Two: You want to take Vitamin C on a regular basis. Vitamin C is very good for your skin. It is also good for other aspects of your body but it is also used very effectively for reducing spots on the skin. If you have spots on your skin it is important that you get to a doctor or a dermatologist for help.

Three: You want to cleanse your face on a daily basis. Also, use a good toner that will close the open pores of your skin. This is vital to healthy skin. Your face is exposed to many different conditions that can damage the skin every day, not to mention the grease and the oil that accumulates on your skin. You need to make sure that you wash all of the dirt and grime of the day away before you go to bed at night. It is also a good idea to wash your face in the morning.

Four: You want to avoid smoke filled rooms as often as you can because the smoke is not good for your skin or your hair. If you smoke you want to remember that you are damaging your skin. Take that into consideration when it comes to skin care.

Five: This is one of those skin care tips that you will have to decide if you want to do or not. It is recommended that you use all natural skin care products on your skin and face whenever possible. There are many products that are available that have harmful ingredients in them. If you want to have a good skin care plan you want to make sure that it includes checking out and trying different natural skin care products and recipes for your skin care.

If you follow these skin care tips you can help your skin maintain a healthy look. It is always a good idea to take care of your skin and more and more people are catching onto how important it is. You donâ€2122t have to follow these skin care tips but if you donâ€2122t than you can be guaranteed of having wrinkles and other skin problems as you get older.
Thanks for all this useful information. I will keep them in mind from now on.
 

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I agree that prevention is better than cure so should look after your skin. Don't use toner as find them too harsh so just splash cold water on my face and it works just as well. Cleansing the face twice a day is necessary particularly in the evening before going to bed if one is wearing make up. Need to clean the days grime before hitting the pillow otherwise skin starts to look dull. Drinking lots of water/herbal teas will also help maintain healthy skin.
 

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Interesting point about vitamin c, in its natural state it oxidizes and goes brown and actually stains the skin causing brown pigmentation - to be used on the skin it has to be chemically treated in order to stabilize it for topical use.
 

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Interesting point about vitamin c, in its natural state it oxidizes and goes brown and actually stains the skin causing brown pigmentation - to be used on the skin it has to be chemically treated in order to stabilize it for topical use.
I have never used brown Vit C on my skin, nor has it ever cause brown pigmentation. I have been using Vit C serum for over 10 years. Anyone with a little knowledge knows if your Vit C serum turns brown it is no longer good.
 

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the comments that I was responding to were the proponents to using only natural products as opposed to refined or chemically treated products. In its natural state vitiman c oxidizes and will cause pigmentation. Most products that have vitiamn c for topical use has been chemically treated to stabilize and therefore no longer a "natural product". My appologies for the overestimation - I thought we were having a discussion on a slightly more sophisticated level then if it looks brown its expired.
 

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I'll comment on numbers three and five.

Toner isn't necessary to close pores. Cold water will do that. Toner does its job of cleaning remenants of other face washes, dirt, etc., but it is not a necessity. In my current regimen I don't have it because I don't need it.

Number five in reference to you saying that you should go all natural when having the opportunity to do, doesn't make sense. There are lab-made products that work just as well, if not better than natural products. Because something is natural doesn't mean that its better for you. There are many organic compounds that are very bad for the skin. Also many natural products don't go through the rigorous testing phases that lab-based products have to go through so ultimately its the users choice, but I keep garbage off my face.
I was under the impression that toners are meant to restore the ph balance of your skin, and not for cleansing the remanents of your make-up?
 

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I have never used brown Vit C on my skin, nor has it ever cause brown pigmentation. I have been using Vit C serum for over 10 years. Anyone with a little knowledge knows if your Vit C serum turns brown it is no longer good.
It thats the case then why are Skinceuticals and Cellex-C sending out brown/yellow looking Vitamin C serums and justifying it for use on the skin by stating that it "oxidizes only when it looks blood red".



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Vitamin C actually very key. I read on Dr. Loren Pickart's website, the doctor who developed copper peptides, that it is actually more important to take vitamin C rather than put it on your face. I'm pretty sure that is what I read. 1-5,0000 mg of vitamin C a day will hugely boost your skin's tone. I also take Alpha Lipoic Acid because it is the best antioxidant and helps to constantly recycle other antioxidants for maximum free radical scavenging.

I have used an Alpha Lipoic Acid serum which was ok, and Prevage which contains idebenone. Using topical antioxidants is important but imo has gotten too hyped in the last ten years.

Use mineral based sunscreen, Retin-A or copper peptides, more natural type cleansers and moisturizers (emu oil), and try to stay out of the drugstore. I say this as a drugstore junkie who is about to turn 40 and has OK but not stellar skin!!

Have a low glycemic diet (Zone, Perricone). Use LED light and facersizer gadgets after 35 or do facial exercises.

I wish I had taken better care of my skin!! It is never too late though; age reversal is possible.
 

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It thats the case then why are Skinceuticals and Cellex-C sending out brown/yellow looking Vitamin C serums and justifying it for use on the skin by stating that it "oxidizes only when it looks blood red".
I have used both Cellex C and Skinceuticals and NEVER had a brown C serum in either of these brands. I used Skinceuticals for years and never had a problem with it oxidizing. I also don't let my products sit and get dust. They get used!!
 

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Just to chip in with my two cents worth - I remember reading somewhere on Paul Begoun's website that there is no such thing as a 'natural skincare product'. Most of them have preservatives in, which isn't exactly 'natural'.
 
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