Consult: Dr. Loretta Lanphier, ND, CN, HHP, CH
There are many skin care creams for different skin types. Such as: cream for dry skin, anti-aging cream, whitening cream, skin-whitening cream, incense sticks, wrinkle cream, antioxidant cream … Here we will give you the tips from expert of skin that help you to find the right skin care cream for your specific needs.
Why use cream?
Wrinkles are inevitable when we get older. As you get older, collagen does not be formed enough fast to supply your skin. As we age, our skin changes in structure. In addition to collagen depletion, muscle mass begins to decline. All that creates wrinkles on our skin. Depending on the depth and position, the wrinkles will be classified into two types: coarse (deep) and fine (shallow).
As the skin ages, the most noticeable sign is inconsistent skin color. As we are older, the skin becomes weaker, less melanocytes. Research shows that, when you are 30 years old, you will lose nearly 7% of melanocytes every decade. As a result, the skin becomes more lighter, with more problems. Skin is also more vulnerable to sunburn.
Spider veins are expanding and breaking out as we age. This problem usually occurs in the skin on the face, arm and leg. The older you get, the smaller your veins will become increasingly visible.
They are usually brown or tan in appearance. This skin problem is common in people 50 years and older, and often sunbathe. They are easily found on parts of the body that are exposed to the sun, such as the hands, neck and face. They rarely appear in places that are carefully shielded from the sun, such as the buttocks, legs, and arms.
Changing skin texture by age will lead to our skin get dry. Youngers have the ability to moisturize themselves with hyaluronic acid, which works with collagen and elastin fibers. But from 40 years onwards, the amount of hyaluronic acid in the lower layer will be reduced regularly.
Free Radical Damage
Free radicals are capable of disrupting the immune system and disturbing the normal chemical reactions that occur on the skin. Free radicals can cause malignant melanoma. Free radical damage increases when we become older.
Choosing a Skin Care Cream
Identify Your Needs
Before choosing skin care cream, you should sort the skin and determine your skin condition. This will help you to determine your specific needs. Identify problems such as dryness, skin tones, sun damage, skin thickness, etc. Do not choose cream according to the manufacturer’s instructions. If possible, you should go to professional skin care centre where can give you the most accurate skin assessment.
Know Your Skin Type
Determine your own skin type. Do not forget, each type of cream is made to suit each skin type.
Stay away from products containing dyes, perfumes, fragrances, if you have sensitive skin or dry skin.
Those with oily skin do often not really need a poor skin care type. However, if you want to deal with symptoms of veins, or damage to the free radical, you have to make sure you choose a product designed for oily skin. Appropriate products are products that do not increase the secretion due to your skin, or are too heavy for the skin to clog pores.
Loretta Lanphier, ND, CN, HHP, CH is a Doctor of Naturopath, Clinical Nutritionist, Holistic Health Practitioner and Clinical Herbalist in Houston, TX and Founder / CEO of Oasis Advanced Wellness. Under her leadership, Oasis Advanced Wellness is known and respected as one of the leading companies in providing safe and clean hi-tech natural health and wellness solutions. Because of the need for high-end natural and organic skin care products, Dr. Lanphier has developed Lanique Organics, an all-natural skin-care line which promotes natural health for the skin.