Skin Care Strategies
Let's be honest, we've all gotten carried away or gone astray employing
while caring for our skin.
Saving Face: The
Must NOT to Do!
Many times, with less than desirable results which we then have to go
to great lengths to hide or camoflauge.
And in some case,
with rather ugly and catastrophic consequences.
Of course, enthusiasm can get the best of all us
at one time or another and that brilliant idea can back fire in a blink
of an eye.
Learning to avoid disaster when addressing those
more troublesome issues is a matter of knowing when to. . .
. . get
up and walk away!
Shorten that learning curve by becoming familiar
with the myriad of
pitfalls to avoid at all costs before embarking on implementing those
questionable skin care strategies.
Take that pleasant facial you've planned for yourself for instance. . .
Thought it made sense just to stick your face over that huge pot of
boiling pasta water for a quick steam? Surprised that your skin has
turned bright red all over and is just a bit tender?
take quite a while to heal and boy does it HURT!
As a general rule- don't
for any reason, at any time. The outcome is rarely good
What started out to be just a little squeeze of that blossoming blemish
suddenly turned into a major excavation project, leaving a crater
bigger than the State of Texas.
If you've been known to get a bit out
of control, one word of advice, Bacitracin. It doesn't seem to matter
that you know that diving in and digging into those blemishes can
actually create a huge mess, possible scarring, not to mention many
long days of healing. It is simply irresistible to some and they can't
stop once they start.
Train yourself, despite the enormous restraint it
might require, to gently squeeze then leave!
While we're on the topic
of blemishes, for goodness sake skin care strategies never include
sticking a pin into a blemish. Put that needle down! STOP!
walk away and don't even think of it. No good will come of it as you
Isn't more better?
Chant to yourself that more is not necessarily better in skin care. . .
Okay, one of your grandmother's skin care strategies might have been to
shave her chin and her dark mustache, but it is important to correlate
that strategy with the fact that she now has dark, stubborn stubble to
Thought using the bleaching cream several times a
would speed up the process to lighten-up those age spots?
not as your skin turns a bright, angry red and starts peeling off in
Did you know that if you are in the process of whitening your
teeth that you should avoid red wine and coffee? If not, a grey, dingy
smile is the sad result.
Got carried away with your plucking
didn't you? Now your eyebrows look like Snidely Whiplash's mustache.