Neck skin care at home
Facial skin care should not end with the chin area. Cosmetics used for facial skin care should also be applied to the neck and décolleté area. Individual skin care consists of an obligatory complex of morning and evening manipulations.
At home, you need a thorough but gentle cleansing, adequate moisturizing and photoprotection.
Cleansing the skin of the neck is the use of cosmetic lobe (gel, cream, mousse, and foam) and tonic liquids corresponding to the type of skin. Cleansers should meet the following requirements: do not cause changes in skin pH, swelling of the stratum corneum of the epidermis, occlusion of the sebaceous glands and vascular reaction.
Toning solutions (tonics) should not contain alcohol. It is recommended to use thermal water. At home, tonic can be infusions of chamomile, mother-and-stepmother, lime, melissa, bergamot, ginseng, parsley, yarrow, root of ayr, St. John's wort, celandine, cowberry, mint, lavender, mallow, garden violets and marigolds, geraniums and others. The choice of medicinal herbs depends on the type of skin. The prepared solution is wiped face and neck skin 2 times a day, after applying cleansing milk. Infusions are prepared in small amounts (200 ml) and stored in the refrigerator.
Cleansing the skin of the neck is carried out by light circular motions, from top to bottom - along the lateral surfaces, and from the bottom upwards - along the front surface of the neck.
To date, various cosmetic companies offer a wide range of creams specifically designed to care for neck and decollete skin, adequately moisturizing and having lifting effect (for example, "Coerance" - neck cream, "Lierak").
Masks for the neck skin can be prepared independently or use professional cosmetologist professional masks, the use of which is allowed at home (the so-called "homework"). To prepare a mask at home, only high-quality and fresh products are used. The mask is prepared immediately before use. Storage of mask residues in the refrigerator is not allowed. Freshly prepared mask is applied to the cleansed face and neck skin for 15-20 minutes. Then the mask is washed off with cool water. The face is treated with a tonic corresponding to the type of skin, or infusions of herbs, and a Moisturizing Cream is applied. Masks are recommended not to be done more than 1-2 times a week. It should be remembered that extracts of plants and some food products (honey, egg yolk and protein, citrus juices, etc.), often used for the preparation of masks and tonic liquids at home, are potential allergens.
As for peeling creams, the question of their use in the home Conditions should be decided individually. Do not recommend mechanical skin peeling and decollete skin peeling creams containing coarse abrasive particles. Preference should be given to scrubs for sensitive skin, as well as peeling creams based on various keratolytic agents (lactic, salicylic, lianic acid, alpha hydroxy acids, urea, etc.) in a small (4-5 to 8%) concentration , which has a light exfoliating and moisturizing effect.
Prophylactic skin care for the neck is a complex of measures, including not only the use of cosmetics, but also the regular performance of gymnastic exercises for the muscles of this area.
Neck skin care in conditions of cosmetology about the establishment
Careful analysis of the anamnesis and revealing the pathology of the organs located in the neck region allows avoiding complications in the process of checking the cosmetology procedures. It should be remembered that all manipulations of this area are carried out only after preliminary skin cleansing, carried out strictly along the lines of the least tension of the skin. The choice of dietary funds depends on the skin type of the patient.
When carrying out the peeling procedure in a cosmetology room, glycopiligins with a small percentage of glycolic acid (25%), as well as peelings with fruit acids and scrubs for dry or sensitive skin, should be preferred. It is not recommended to use cross-brush brushes for peeling cream, especially on the front surface of the neck.
Moisturizing masks are shown on a cream and gel basis, as well as "solidifying" masks, which include alginates, vinyl or rubber. The thermoactive and some types of plasticizing masks should not be applied to the neck area, except for those in the annotation to which the possibility of application to the neck region is indicated.
A hygienic facial and neck massage with a cosmetic massage cream or oil is shown. Massage begins with the back of the neck and ends with the front surface of the neck. On the course of 10-15 sessions, a day or 2 times a week. Repeated courses - once every six months. With pronounced signs of aging, plastic massage is shown.