• 18Nov

    Are you busy with your work that you don’t have enough time for intensive skin care? Well, here is some basic information you can use to help your skin issues and delay your natural aging process. Let’s take a look at these healthy skin care and lifestyle tips.

    1.Stay Away From The Sun

    stay away from sun

    The first tip is to not expose yourself to the sunlight. Sun exposure will lead to skin issues like wrinkles and skin cancer for instance.

    For the most complete sun protection:

    Use Of Sunscreen Is Needed: Using sunscreen with at least 15 SPF to protect yourself from the sunlight especially when going to beach or swimming. Note: Remember to reapply it every 2 hours.

    Find Shade To Prevent Exposing: Try not to get yourself exposed to the sunlight especially during 10 AM to 2 PM. This is the time when the sunlight is the strongest.

    Buy Protective Clothing To Cover Yourself: Wear shirts, pants and hats to cover yourself. Make sure they are all long enough to help you block the sunlight from burning your skin.

    2.No smoking

    smoking

    Don’t smoke if you don’t want your skin to become older. When you smoke, your blood vessels in the skin will be narrowed. Therefore, your blood flow will be gradually blocked.

    Collagen and elastin will also be damaged if you choose to smoke – this is the fiber that provides strength and elasticity for your skin.

    If you still choose to smoke, there is no way to help you except that you quit smoking. This is the only way to protect your skin. If you have trouble to quit smoking, the best way can help you is to consult a doctor for advice to help you.

    3.Treat Your Skin With Care

    take care your skin

    Shaving and cleansing your skin every day can have a big impact.

    Limit Your Shower Time: Don’t take shower or bath too long. Taking a long shower will definitely do no good for your skin. For instance, it removes the oils from the skin. So, do not ever take a shower too long. My personal recommendation: Do use warm water instead of hot water which it only does harm your skin.

    No Strong Soap: Detergent and soap that are strong can actually remove the oils from your skin.

    Protect Your Skin By Shaving It Carefully: Before you shave, apply gel or lotion on your skin to protect it. Having a sharp razor is recommended by experts, including us.

    Pat Your Skin Dry Is Necessary: You’ll have to gently pat your skin dry with a clean towel after taking a shower.

    Need To Moisturize Your Dry Skin With Care: You are required to use a moisturizer if you have dry skin that needs moisturizing. Remember to ask for help if you’re not sure which moisturizer suits you.

    4. Healthy Diet

    follow healthy diet

    Vegetable, fruit, lean protein and whole grain are the best foods to eat to get younger looking skin. One study suggests that if you follow a healthy diet rich in vitamin C can help your skin look a lot younger and beautiful.

    5. Relieve Your Stress

    relieve stress

    Your stress does not do any good for your skin. When you’re stressful. your skin will become more sensitive, and more skin issues might occur too. Take some time off to do the things you enjoy to relieve your stress so that you benefit both healthy skin and health lifestyle.

  • 18Nov

    common plastic surgery risks

    People living in United Stated spent over $7 billons on surgery that make them look more beautiful according to a report published in 2013. However, changing our looks are not RISK free.

    The first thing comes to mind when you decide to go under the knife is how it can help you or harm you. Well, if you already decide to choose plastic surgery, you’ll need to understand the benefits, as well as the risks. Below you may get some common knowledge and complications about plastic surgery.

    1. Nerve Damage

    There is a risk of getting a nerve damage in many different types of surgeries, including plastic surgery. Numbness is one of the side effects after plastic surgery especially for breast augmentation.

    2. Infection

    Although you may reduce the risk of infection through postoperative care, but it is still one of plastic surgeries with more complications. Two to four percent of women that have gone through breast surgery will get cellulitis.

    3. Scarring

    Any types of surgeries usually leave some scars. Since your main reason for going under the knife is to make yourself look better, so scars are really troublesome in this case. For example, two to five percent of women have abnormally red and thick scars after breast augmentation surgery.

    4. Dissatisfaction With Their Looks

    Even though a lot of people love their results of postoperative, there are still some people that dislike their results. For example, contouring or asymmetry issues may occur when going through facial surgeries.

    5. Organ Damage

    Liposuction is a surgery that may cause internal organ damage. When the surgical probe gets into contact with your internal organs, visceral perforations might occur. More surgeries are needed to fix your organ damage.

    6. Anesthesia

    Surgeons use anesthesia to make the patient unconscious and without feeling pain when going under the knife. However, anesthesia can sometimes harm you. The risks include stroke, lung infections, heart attacks or (even worse) death.

    7. Blood Loss

    As you can expect of any types of surgeries, blood loss is very common when it comes to surgery. There is no exception for plastic surgery too! Unfortunately, excessive blood loss can lead to death because of massive decrease in blood pressure. Blood loss occurs externally or internally during or after the surgery

    Advice

    It is well known that obese and elderly people are likely to have higher risk for surgeries. To have less risk of getting these side effects, you could investigate your surgeon’s certifications, educate yourself with the information of your plastic surgery then discuss it with your surgeon. Therefore, the surgeon can help you with your concerns and expectations.

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