What should autumn cosmetics contain?
In autumn, our skin has to meet requirements that were not imposed on it during the summer months. Of course, it is mainly about lower temperatures, wind and lack of sunshine. All this makes it easy in the autumn for dryness, tired appearance, discoloration and a number of other imperfections. That is why it is worth to make friends not only with vitamins in the form of supplements and food, but also in cosmetics. Here are some of the most important substances for the health and beauty of the skin, which must be in the autumn beautician.
Vitamins A, C, E
This is a strong threesome, which must be included in the autumn and winter set. Vitamins A, C and E show comprehensive, complementary action. These are the advantages of using each of them from the outside, in cosmetics, as well as in the form of supplements or in carefully selected food.
Vitamin A, or retinol, is a wonderful antioxidant. It prevents aging and slows it down, so it is worth paying special attention to it after the age of thirty. Creams containing retinol help to protect delicate skin from harsh weather conditions, as well as brighten the resulting discolorations and scars.
Vitamin C is another antioxidant and brightening agent. Serum with vitamin C is particularly worth recommending for tired, grey skin, as well as skin damaged by excessive sunbathing in the summer season. Vitamin C used as a part of the diet restores and strengthens the immune system, while as a cosmetic it blocks the process of cell oxidation. Try the serum for acne skin, or skin with strong and numerous discolorations.
Vitamin E is a secret weapon for aging, dry and sensitive skin. Forms an effective protective layer that prevents damage to the skin by cold, wind or sunlight.
Phenomenally soothes irritation from wind or cold. It is one of the minerals that are particularly worth supplying to the skin from the outside. It does not only help with problem skin. Healthy yet gentle, it protects against irritation and reduces redness. Zinc also helps to thoroughly cleanse the skin and tighten the pores. So it is worth to buy zinc masks and creams with the addition of zinc.
Biotin is an amino acid that builds hair, skin and nails. Its deficiency can be seen immediately - unsightly damage, cracks, hair falls out and breaks, and nails become discolored and unsightly. Autumn shampoo and conditioner should contain biotin as it will make your hair elastic, strong and shiny. On the other hand, the skin reacts particularly well to creams with biotin.