How To Choose The Right Moisturizer For Your Skin?

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Moisturizers are essential for skin care regimen as they keep the skin supple and shiny. Contrary to the popular perception, they also work wonders for acne sufferers. The idea is to choose the right moisturizer and it could do wonders to treat your acne condition.

Go through the underlined guidelines and make sure that you purchase the most effective and affordable acne treatment moisturizer for yourself.

What should you look for?
Moisturizers without SPF- Moisturizers for skin, which is prone to acne, should be heavier and emollient co that they don't lead to clogging of pores.  It is highly recommended not use creams on acne prone skin because they have fats and oils. Gels or lighter lotions can prove to be better option rather. Jojoba oil is overwhelmingly welcome ingredient when it comes to moisturizers as it also works as a natural healer for the acne prone skin.

Exfoliating ingredients like salicylic and alpha hydroxyl acids are helpful in healing comedonal acne because they increase cell turnover. Facial skin is a little sensitive as compared to the rest of the body. So, opt for the moisturizer meant especially for face. Make sure that the moisturizer you are choosing is labeled as non-comedogenic.

Moisturizer with SPF- Unlike the sport sunscreens, these moisturizers are not water proof. They can only provide protection from casual exposures to sun. They contain fewer quantities of photo stable active ingredients. Always look for a spy rating that suits the photosensitivity level of your skin. Overall, it is worth spending in these triple action products.

Say no to
It's better to avoid both thick as well as greasy moisturizers because they have a tendency to clog pores. Moreover, it is harder to apply thick moisturizers gently which otherwise can cause irritation. Except jojoba oil, no other oil could work as the right ingredient in moisturizers. Ingredients like Isopropyl palmitate and Myristal Myristate should be avoided. Avoid mattyfying ingredients like tree tea oil or retinol.

Some recommended moiaturizers
* Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion- It is more helpful for flaky skin. Though, Cetearyl alcohol in combination with Ceteareth-20 scores in term of cosmedogenicity, one should be careful in noticing the quantity of ingredients.

* Complex 15- It contains highly cosmedogenic ingredients like Mysristyl Myristate. However, it is advisable to use jojoba oil for full miniaturization along with complex 15.

* Lac-Hydrin Five- It contains alpha hydroxyl acid but it is not meant for use in the beginning of the skin care regimen. Wait for 4 weeks before use.

* Olay Complete All Day UV Moisturizer- It is meant for sensitive skin and it is one of the best moisturizers with SPF. It is helpful in healing any acne outbreak aggravated as a result of excessive melanin production.

Meticulously figure out all the required ingredients in your moisturizer before you pick one for yourself.

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