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Teenage years are among the most difficult ones to cope with. There is suddenly a lot happening in your body but you have to no clue as to why or how to deal with them. Hormonal activities bring about noticeable changes in your body and this is also reflected on your skin. Acne is one of the most common troubles of teenage years. Oily skin, open pores, sweating, body odor and many such issues disturb the mind of a teenager. How you deal with these issues at a tender age however create an impact in the long run. When it comes to the skin, marks of ignorance often stay for life.

Understanding Your Skin Type

Though skin types change over the years, however, teenage is the time when you get to understand what nature your skin is of. The normal skin type will have a smooth texture with no blemishes or spots. The skin will not be glossy or shine when under the sun. These are the symptoms of oily skin. Particularly mentionable is the T zone or the forehead and the bridge of your nose which accumulates the most amount of oil. This skin type is more likely to develop pimples, blackheads and whiteheads and experience open pores. Dry skin will have the opposite symptoms and will be dull, itchy or flaky.

Skin Care According to Skin Type

Those with a normal skin are blessed. They don’t need to do anything special. Keeping their skin clean and moisturized will be enough. The cleansing, toning and moisturizing routine is required for all but essential for oily skin. Cleaning helps to minimize pimples, toning restores and PH balance and moisturizing ensures that the glands do not secrete excess oil for moisturizing. A face pack once a week will also help teenagers with oily skin. Opt for ‘non-comodogenic’ products when you’re shopping for skin care and ask for oil-free products specifically. This can include ingredients such as Fuller’s Earth or Sandalwood powder since these are known to soak the excess oil and help in healing acne while working on the marks left behind.

Those with a dry skin should try to limit washing in hot water since this steals moisture from your skin all the more. A short warm bath to clean yourself and avoidance of soap are necessary. Opt for a mild face wash and a body wash liquid instead. Massage a non-alcoholic lotion or mineral oil after a bath.

The average teenager is conscious about the way he or she looks and often tends to clean their skin too much or touch it frequently to check. These are harmful since the former makes the skin dry and the latter contaminates. Exfoliating once or twice a week and cleaning twice a day are enough to keep you going. Click here to see what products for teenagers are made available by Joy By Nature.


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