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Acne Scar Treatments

Top Dermatologists-Approved Acne Scar Treatments

There’s no secret ingredient or miracle gadget that makes acne scar totally disappear. In fact, a lot of what you think is acne scarring is really just hyper pigmentation rather than an actual change in the texture of the skin. In addition, there’s a bevy of gels, creams, and sheets that can bring that discoloration down. We asked top dermatologists to recommend the most effective of the bunch.

Skin Ceuticals C E Ferulic

Carmencitta-Magazine-Acne-Scar-Treatments-2With a blend of potent antioxidants, this serum is loved by beauty editors and dermatologists alike. Vitamin C plays a leading role, as well as it is a fatty vitamin that has both antioxidant and skin-protecting properties.

Caudalie Polyphenol C15 Anti-Wrinkle Defense Serum

Carmencitta-Magazine-Acne-Scar-Treatments-3Polyphenol, a type of antioxidant found in plant sources like green tea and citrus fruits, helps improve the discoloration that often accompanies acne.

EltaMD Skincare UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46

Carmencitta MAgazine - Acne Scar Treatments - 4When it comes to scarring, many doctors will tell you that prevention is the key. Wearing sunscreen daily is important.

Skin Medica Scar Recovery Gel

Of all the scar treatments out there, this one gets a gold star and a shining recommendation. Because of Its key ingredient, a trademarked complex which consists of herbs. Massage it on the scar twice a day for 90 days to find the wanted results.

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For existing acne scars that aren’t going anywhere and can’t be disguised by regular cover-up, dermatologists recommend Dermaflage, which is basically a concealer and a temporary dermal filler in one.

Scarguard MD

Carmencitta-Magazine-Acne-Scar-Treatments-7Silicone isn’t a new ingredient in scar treatments, but with everyone talking about “silicone sheeting,” it’s a buzzy one.

Eau Thermale Avène Cicalfate Restorative Skin Cream

Carmencitta-Magazine-Acne-Scar-Treatments-8.jThis cream is a dermatologist favorite across the board because it contains substance that coats and soothes the affected area. Also, it’s gentle enough to use every day.

Best Face Mask Ever

Watch this tutorial to learn about the best face mask for anti-acne, aging and complexion.

Tips For a Healthy Skin

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Both women and men, want to have a skin that is acne free, glowing, and healthy. However, we all seem to neglect taking care of our skin due to the lack of time, money, and skin experts we can trust. Even though we need experts from time to time, but there are some basic things we can do in order to have a healthy skin and keep it that way.

In order to delay the aging process and prevent some serious skin problems, there are some tips that can benefit you. In the following, we will be telling you the most important ones.

Do not expose your skin to the sun for a long period of time

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In fact, the sun is known to be one of the main reasons why your skin gets full of wrinkles, spots, and infection. Staying away from it can help your skin rejuvenate. In addition, using sunscreen should be an essential part of your day because it has elements that keep the bad effect of the sun away.

Quit the smoking

Carmencitta Magazine - Tips For a Healthy Skin 3When you smoke, the blood vessels of your skin become narrower, which leads to the blood flow to decrease. This thing is the reason why smokers have wrinkles at young ages. In addition, Smoking has a bad effect on collagen and elastin; the fibers that give your skin strength and elasticity.

Water is the life to your skin

Carmencitta Magazine - Tips For a Healthy Skin 4Try, a much as you can, to increase your daily water intake. It is proven that, drinking water can be beneficial to your whole body, especially the skin. Moreover, our skin can sometimes become dehydrated due to high temperature, this is why water should be consumed on a regular basis to prevent bad looking skin.

Follow a healthy diet

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What goes in your mouth gets out on your skin. In fact, if you want your skin to look healthy, you should avoid eating fried food, junk food, and everything that is considered to be bad for your skin. Try to follow a healthy diet and add vitamin E to it.

 

Remedies for sagging skin

Remedies for sagging skin

Just like time does not wait for anyone; aging signs do not either! It is impossible to stop time when you are in your twenties so that your skin can stay wrinkle free and sag free. In fact, what is more disturbing than wrinkles is sagging skin, because it makes you look way too older than you really are. Some people may grow up to have sagging skin, and some only get wrinkles. This is why, we have gathered for you today, the top 3 home remedies that you should do in order to keep your skin from sagging.

Remedies for sagging skin

Egg White

Remedies for sagging skin

In fact, egg whites are natural astringent; they have factors that cause the contraction of skin cells and other body tissues. This is why, they make the perfect remedy for sagging skin. All you have to do is whisk 2 egg whites until the mixture becomes foamy. After that, apply the result on your face and neck. Leave it for 20 minutes, and rinse with cold water. Repeat this 2 to 3 times a week for a shiny and tight face.

Lemon

Remedies for sagging skin

Lemon has vitamin C which, when applied to the face, boosts the production of collagen which helps reduce wrinkles and tighten the skin. For this remedy you need to apply fresh lemon juice on your face and neck, leave it on your face for 15 minutes, and then rinse with water. Repeat 2 to three times per week.

Aloe Vera

Remedies for sagging skin

This is a great agent that firms and tightens skin. This is why we find it in many skin tightening lotions and creams. All you have to do is get an aloe Vera leaf, cut it in half, and extract the gel that is inside it. After that, apply the extract on your face, leave it until it is dried, and rinse of with cold water. You should repeat this remedy once per day for the best results.

 

How To Deal With Your Skin Dryness

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Dry skin is an uncomfortable condition marked by scaling, itching, and cracking. Some people have naturally dry skin but it comes more serious when it occurs for other reasons. There many ways to get rid of dryness such as following special diet.

Causes Dry Skin

Dry skin causes can be classified as external and internal. External factors include cold temperatures and low humidity. Over-washing with harsh soaps, overuse of sanitizes and cleaning agents are more reasons for dry skin. Internal factors include health, age, genetics, family history and some medical conditions.

Using creams, moisturizers and other ways are good. But the best way that you cannot neglect is some kinds of food you need to add to your diet to improve your dry skin from the inside out.

The key to healing your dry skin is to increase the amount of healthy fats and oils that exists heavily in Avocados , olive oil and Coconut Oil to your diet.

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Foods that are high in omega-3 fatty acids include fatty fish like salmon, mackerel, anchovies, and sardines reduce inflammation in the body. Also they can reduce the inflammation and redness in your skin. Vegetarians can find Omega-3s in flaxseed and walnut.

Instead of buying expensive probiotics, try making your own version. You can eat an assortment of crunchy veggies and serve it as a small side-salad.

Vitamin C

Carmencitta MAgazine Skin Dryness 2Vitamin C is a super antioxidant. Also it is necessary for the function of the enzyme that causes collagen to form. Furthermore, collagen acts as a sponge for moisture and strengthens the capillaries that supply the skin. The best sources are blackcurrants, blueberries, broccoli, kiwi, oranges, papaya, strawberries, guava, cucumbers and sweet potatoes.

Carmencitta MAgazine Skin Dryness 3You have to drink enough water from 2 – 4 letters a day. You can also boost your skin’s hydration with herbs by drinking caffeine-free herbal infusions.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E protects skin from cell damage and supports healthy skin growth. Foods such almonds, hazelnuts, pine nuts and sunflower and corn oils are rich of vitamin E.

 

Get rid of facial redness

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Facial redness is a condition that is way too common between people these days. In fact, there are a lot of factors that contribute to your skin being red, such as: sunburn, rosacea, skin allergy, weather, blushing and skin sensitivities. However, there are people who, instead of getting a good treatment, cover the redness with heavy makeup, which only makes it worse. Moreover, besides the numeral medical treatments, there are remedies that help you get rid of facial redness at home. Keep on reading to know what the remedies are.

Carmencitta Magazine - Get rid of facial redness 2Find what is causing it

Grab all the products that you use on your face, put them aside, and use only one each day. This way, on the day your face turns red, you will know which product was causing all this. However, if every day your skin is red, and you were not able to find one product, it means you have an allergy, and you should visit an allergy expert.

Carmencitta Magazine - Get rid of facial redness 3 Use anti-inflammatory

There are products found in pharmacies that you can use on your face, which have anti-inflammatory ingredients that may help. Moreover, there are foods at home that may relief skin redness such as: tea, turmeric, magnesium, cucumber, or ginger. All you have to do is put them on your face for 30 minutes, and you will be fine.

Carmencitta Magazine - Get rid of facial redness 4Apply ice cubes

Ice cubes are a great way to fight surface inflammations and are considered to help reduce redness. All you have to do is, put some ice cubes in a clean washcloth, and apply it on the red parts.

Apply Aspirin Paste

Aspirin has salicylic acid which is a very common treatment for skin conditions. Products found in it, can help reduce the swallowing of blood vessels. Take half an aspirin, crush it in a bowl, and add a few drops of water to make a paste. After that, apply on your face and leave it for 30 minutes. You will immediately notice the change.

 

Get rid of blackheads

Get rid of blackheads

Get rid of blackheads

Blackheads appear on your skin when your pores become clogged with dead skin cells, and oils that keep skin supple, these oils are called sebum. The only difference between a black head and a white head depends on whether to pore is open or not. If the pore is open, the sebum reacts with the oxygen in the air and turns black, however, if the pore is closed, the presence of white heads occur. To make it clear, dirt does not cause black heads. This is why, stop exfoliating and excessively washing your face because this way you will cause more damage to your skin than causing good outcomes. To help you with this problem, we have gathered for you today the top 3 remedies and homemade tricks to help you get rid of blackheads.

Egg white mask

Get rid of blackheads

Egg white is usually used to tighten pores. All you will need is: 1 egg, a facial tissue, a bowl, and a towel.

After washing your face, separate the egg white, and add a thin layer of it on your face. After that, apply facial tissues on the layer, and add a second one. Leave until you feel that your face is tight, and then wash the whole face.

Honey and milk Pore strips

Get rid of blackheadsBoth honey and milk, when mixed together, act as an adhesive. You will need: 1 tbsp. of organic honey, 1 teaspoon of milk, and a clean strip of cotton. Mix the honey and the milk, heat them for 7 seconds in the microwave and apply on the area with blackhead. Next, put the cotton strip, and let it for 20 minutes. Remove the strip and clean with cold water.

Baking soda and water

Get rid of blackheads

For this remedy you will need 1 part of baking soda and some clean water. Mix enough water with baking soda until they form a thick paste. Massage the paste on your skin using circular motion. After that, clean the paste with cold water and do not forget to moisturize.

 

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