Skin Care Products for Sensitive Skin
Skin care is an array of practices which support healthy skin, relieve skin irritations and improve its appearance. A perfect skin is perceived to be glowing, soft, wrinkle-free and smooth toned. Skin care includes prevention of skin disorders, maintenance of physiological functions, maintenance of physiological processes and protection of physical structure of the body. Skin care products help in skin health and beauty. Skin care includes the use of topical products (over the counter and prescribed), oral medications, surgical, therapeutic and other therapeutic measures. Skin care includes various types of skin care products like toners, cleansers, moisturizers, anti-aging products, hair care products etc.
Some common skin care products containing vitamin C are citrus fruits, juices, tomato pulp, strawberries, papaya, oranges, cantaloupe etc. Vitamin C is important in the formation and maintenance of collagen, elastin, hyaluronic acid, antioxidant enzymes etc. Vitamin C inhibits the growth of abnormal cells and helps in preventing wrinkles. Some other products of this property include common beta carotene fruits like carrots, squash, apricots, kiwi fruit etc., wheat grass juice, green and red pepper, green tea, milk, brazil nuts, hazelnuts, almonds, orange peel, grapes etc.
Skin care products having retinol are widely used for eradicating fine lines, wrinkles and sagging of the facial skin. Retinol occurs naturally in fruits and vegetables and can be taken as dietary supplements. It works by binding water to collagen, enhancing cell activity, reducing wrinkles etc. It also stimulates reproduction of cells, increases firmness of the skin and thickens under eye skin. Products of retinol containing vitamin A can be used to improve color of the skin. Products of retinol and vitamin A together can help to treat acne, eczema, rosacea, fine lines, dark circles, sun-damaged skin, puffy eyes, wrinkles etc.