Health Tip: Shopping for Skin Care Products08/26/13
(HealthDay News) -- When choosing cosmetics, cleansers and
moisturizers, it's important to know your skin type.
The Cleveland Clinic mentions these factors to consider when
shopping for skin care products:
- Skin type: Is it sensitive, oily, dry, normal or a combination
- Complexion: Is it fair and burns easily, a medium skin tone
that typically tans and rarely burns, or a dark skin tone that
- Skin problems: Do you want to avoid premature aging, a
condition such as acne or rosacea, or problems such as wrinkles or
- Personal lifestyle and habits: These include: history of
smoking, sun exposure, and vitamin and nutrient consumption.
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