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Keep environmental pollutants from being absorbed into skin with a good moisturizer that also acts as a skin barrier. Check labels for those with added Vitamin A, C and E, which help block penetration of pollutants.
A good exercise program such as aerobics can activate and rejuvenate skin and improve circulation and blood flow. Also, body sweat triggers production of sebum, which is skin's own natural moisturizer.
One skin care expert has come up with a do-it-yourself version of a treatment you may like to try. Stir juice of half a lemon into one cup of plain yogurt. Keep it in refrigerator and apply it as you would a cream every night before bed. You can even apply a thin coat of moisturizer over it is you like, after waiting about five minutes for yogurt mixture to penetrate. With consistent use, you should see more even pigmentation and smoother skin in three to four weeks.
Get serious about stress reduction. Skin conditions such as acne appear on many people who are stressed out, and chronic skin conditions then to get worse. Set aside quiet time to meditate or daydream. Be sure to get enough sleep. To avoid morning eye or facial puffiness, sleep on your back so fluid doesn't collect there. And, you can keep oil from your hair away from your face by wearing a head covering or a soft headband when you go to bed. And keep in mind that too much stress can affect your overall health as well as your complexion.sk to get down to essential things.
Article by Jay Harris of IMI Concepts. Visit his website http://www.home-job-alert.com