How to choose a face cream?
Every woman wants to have a well-groomed appearance regardless of age. The first signs of aging are always displayed on the face and neck. A great role in the care of the skin of the face is played by a properly selected cream.
Before you choose a face cream, you need to understand a large range of cosmetic products.
Classification of creams by purpose
- Nutritious. Provides skin cells with amino acids, unsaturated fatty acids, metabolism stimulants.
- Moisturizing. Helps the skin to compensate for the lack of moisture, eliminates dryness and flaking.
- Rejuvenating Slow skin aging and wrinkle formation.
- Cleaning. Contains fine solid particles that cleanse the skin of dead cells.
- Sunscreen Its light filters protect the skin from the negative effects of ultraviolet rays.
- Protective. Creates a barrier to protect the skin from external irritants: frost, wind, etc. Allows the skin to produce and retain its own moisture.
- Tonal.If you apply the foundation correctly, you can not only hide the imperfections of the skin, but also give it a fresh, radiant look.
How to choose a face cream by skin type
The choice of cream is carried out depending on the type of skin:
- for dry skin, you need to choose a product with glycerin, vegetable oils, wax. It softens the skin, relieves the feeling of tightness (Natura Siberica, Faberlic Bioeffect, Nivea visage);
- For oily skin with dilated pores, gel-like cream with the addition of starch is suitable. Herbal extracts, vitamins A and E reduce the release of fat, soothe the skin. Rapeseed oil regulates the balance of water and fat (Nivea visage, Vichy Aqualia Thermal, Natura Siberica, Sophora Japanese);
- for the care of combination skin suitable moisturizer with anti-inflammatory components. Zinc and calcium normalize fat metabolism (TimeWise Mary Kay, Garnier BB Сream Secret of Perfection);
- To maintain normal skin, a light cream with a neutral PH balance and plant extracts is enough (protecting the pure day cream, anti-aging day cream Korres Anti-aging).
Face cream according to age
Over time, skin type may change due to external and internal factors. Young skin needs toning and moisturizing.For this purpose, a cream with an extract of oatmeal, germinated wheat grains, honey, olive oil (night cream “One hundred beauty recipes”, “Birth of a star” by Plazan) is suitable.
Mature skin requires more thorough care. To support it, you need a cream with hyaluronic acid, olive oil, vitamin A (Vichy Liftaktiv Dermoresurs, Black Pearl from 46 years).