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Inflamed skin? Don't let it be an irritation

8th May 2012  : 

It's a well-known fact that beauty is not just skin deep. How you appear is all about confidence and holding your head up high; but that can be a tricky task if troublesome skin conditions are a nuisance and irritation.

Your skin can become inflamed for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it is as a result of environmental factors, such as pollution, excessive heat, air conditioning or reactions to cosmetic products. People with underlying dermatological complaints may be more susceptible to irritation and the resultant blemishes.

There are easy steps to take to limit skin irritation. First, always protect your skin from extreme elements, whether it is cold winds or searing UV rays. This will help stop irritation and damage.

One of the best ways to combat skin irritation is to select the right products for your skin type. Those with sensitive skin could cause problems by using items that are too astringent, while people dealing with oily complexions may find some products exacerbate the problem.

Dermatology experts have contributed to research that has resulted in a huge range of cosmetic options. Many brands offer complete skin care systems - cleansers, toners and moisturisers for all types of skin, from dry to sensitive to combination. Always invest time in your skin routine to get it right.

If irritation has left you with unsightly blemishes, such as acne scarring or rosacea markings, skin peels or microdermabrasion could help rejuvenate your skin and give you a much-needed boost.

Both treatments work by removing dead skin cells and other skin irritants, and promote healing of the deeper skin layers. To find out which is right for you, speak to a specialist consultant.

So remember, if skin irritation is getting you down, there are easy steps to take to keep you feeling on top of your game.

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