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"The skin cleansing aims to make a superficial and deep detoxification, facilitating the exit of micro-organisms harmful to the health of tissues by removing dead cells, comedones (blackheads), excess oil, and other impurities that are deposited in the skin "explains Dr. Inaê Cavalcanti, dermatologist DOM Personalized Medicine.

Also according to the specialist, the benefits are remarkable both for the beauty and health of the skin of the face and neck, as the procedure helps to unclog pores, preventing some skin diseases and improving the look of the face.

Professional skin cleansing has antiseptic action, anti-inflammatory, preventive of comedones and acnes, healing and relaxing effect and improves skin nutrition and promote the stimulation of tissue and obtaining a smoother skin, toned, with touch velvety, according to the dermatologist.

But when we think of home facial, the first thing that comes to mind is: squeeze the blackheads and pimples. However, this is not the right way. comedones extractions should be done only by professionals and in a proper routine with the right products for this purpose. So, nothing to want to squeeze your skin, you may end up causing spots on your face and getting marks difficult to remove.

Thoroughly clean the skin and wake up later in the day: the night is the time when the sebaceous glands work harder and when there is the most intense cell renewal.

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The cleaning of skin you can do at home is the one that includes cleaning, esfoaliação and toning tissue, all made with products suitable for home use, ie, smooth action of products that will not harm your skin.

The medical dermatologist also emphasizes that the frequency with which to make a professional facial is, on average, once a month. But the ideal is to consult your dermatologist so that it indicates the optimal frequency of the procedure.

Already care to clean and tone the skin at home can be done daily, no problem. "Thoroughly clean the skin and wake up later in the day: the night is the time when the sebaceous glands work harder and when there is the most intense cell renewal," says the expert.

Walkthrough: skin care at home

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When deciding to make your skin cleansing, it is important to not only hold while cleaning. There is a whole routine you should do so that the effect is desired, a clean and well cared for skin. Check out the step by step to do a thorough skin cleansing at home:

  1. Exfoliation: Exfoliation should be done with a gentle exfoliating, especially on the face. Avoid products with very thick beads and do not strain to apply and massage the product.
  2. Cleaning: Apply the gel, soap, tonic or deep cleaning with the aid of a cotton pad, completely removing impurities.
  3. toning: For your skin Nevertheless, Keep hydrated and recover the action of cleansing and exfoliation is essential to the application of a moisturizing tonic or a thermal water. Even oily skin should do this step, but with specific products for that type.
  4. Protection: Do not forget that beautiful skin is a skin protected from UV rays. Never forget to apply sunscreen after cleaning your skin and before leaving home.

You can do this step by step cleaning once a week, or as directed by your dermatologist. For day to day, it is recommended to clean the skin and moisturizes it at least once in the morning and once before bed. Remembering always to remove the makeup before going to bed is essential to keep your skin free from the accumulation of waste, as this is a major cause of the appearance of blackheads.

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homemade facial recipes

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Another option to make home cleaning procedure instead of hiring the services of a dermatologist or esthetician are the homemade recipes. However, it is noteworthy that it is important to always consult the experts as professional skin cleansing can bear fruit different results and, in many cases more effective than the homemade cleaning.

recipe 1

Wash your face using a mild soap and dry thoroughly with a towel. In a bowl, mix:

  • 1 egg yolk;
  • 1 tablespoon of honey;
  • ½ tablespoon flour;
  • ½ cup plain yogurt.

Stir well until the mixture is homogeneous. Soak a cotton ball in the mixture and slowly go through the face, until it is completely covered. Do not apply the mixture on the eyes and lips. Let stand for 20 minutes and then remove the mask by washing your face with water.

recipe 2

Start using a cleansing lotion to remove impurities from the face, remove waste this lotion with a cotton ball soaked in tonic lotion, always making circular movements. Then pour hot water in a bowl, and put some rosemary or thyme can also use chamomile and eucalyptus.

Cover your head with a towel and near the basin face to stay in contact with steam for about 10 minutes. The steam has the function to open the pores and facilitate the extraction of blackheads. Wipe your face with a towel to remove moisture and dirt. Finalize applying a skin cleansing astringent lotion for removing blackheads surface. It is noteworthy that the extraction of deep blackheads through the technique of "squeeze" should not be done at home.

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Videos: professional skin cleansing and home

In the following video, dermaticista Juliana Martins explains step by step how the professional skin cleaning is done. It is worth remembering that the products and techniques used are suitable for professionals, do not try to repeat the process at home. Check it:

In this video, the blogger Lu Ferreira do Chata Galoshes account your experience with homemade skin cleansing system Clinique and gives tips for making the products the right way.

Another homemade facial option is clay. In the following video, aesthetics student and blogger Julia Forti explains how to do the procedure that does not include extraction of comedones (blackheads) and other aggressive practices to the skin.

Products to make homemade facial

Before investing in a cleaner, the recommendation is to seek your dermatologist so that it evaluates the characteristics of your skin and suggest the optimal combinations of cleaning and moisturizing for you. Check out the gallery below some of the recommended options for this purpose:

 <p>Clinique 3-step system for $ 109 Clinique</p><p>Product Review in Passing Blush blog </p>

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Clinique 3-step system for $ 109 Clinique

Product Review in Passing Blush blog

 <p>Neutral Cleansing Gel Green Tea for $ 87 in Adcos </p><p>Review the product in Public Beautylidade blog </p>

Neutral Cleansing Gel Green Tea for $ 87 in Adcos

Review the product in Public Beautylidade blog

 <p>Cream Cleansing 3 in 1 TimeWise® for R $ 58 at Mary Kay</p><p>Product Review blog If Tidy Girl </p>

Cream Cleansing 3 in 1 TimeWise® for R $ 58 at Mary Kay

Product Review blog If Tidy Girl

 <p>cleaning line and facial care Clearskin AVON</p><p>Review of products in FEMENINA Yes blog</p>

cleaning line and facial care Clearskin AVON

Review of products in FEMENINA Yes blog

 <p>Secatriz soap in bar for $ 23.40 in Dermage </p><p>Product Review on Foreign Dani blog </p>

Secatriz soap in bar for $ 23.40 in Dermage

Product Review on Foreign Dani blog

 <p>Effaclar purifying dermatological soap for R $ 26,90 in La Roche Posay</p><p>Product Review at Diva Things blog</p>

Effaclar purifying dermatological soap for R $ 26,90 in La Roche Posay

Product Review at Diva Things blog

So do not forget: a thorough cleaning includes moisturizing the skin after the procedure. Thus, you ensure that the results will be satisfactory. And never, ever, squeeze blackheads and pimples at home, this can cause irreparable damage to your skin.