When it comes to skin types, it seems that for the most part, we always want that skin type that we don’t have i.e. oily-skinned teens pile on products to dry their skin to prevent breakouts, while mature women slather on cold creams and moisturizers to make their skin resemble a teenager’s. People have the opportunity to protect their skin from the harsh rays of the sun by using adequate sunscreen, yet often leave it unprotected to get a tan, thus creating skin that resembles shoe leather and risking skin cancer down the road.
If there were not a wide variety of skin types, the grocery stores and cosmetic counters would not be burgeoned with creams that promise rejuvenation, renewal and skin as soft and smooth as a baby’s bottom.
There is a fix for dry skin, if it is age that you are battling, and it comes in the form of spa treatments which provide the humidity that skin craves. These treatments open the pores to permit moisturizing products to work their magic.
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