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August 26, 2013

Chinese Skin Care Tips

Chinese skin care tips can help you increase your beauty, as well as your overall health. You may not have considered this; however, taking good care of your skin also means investing in your health. The skin is the largest organ of the body. It protects us against injury, illness, and disease. People of Chinese culture know this and have created special skin care regimens to reflect this.

Common Skin Conditions

Poor skin care and neglect can lead to many undesirable and unhealthy skin conditions. These conditions include, but are not limited to:

• Dry skin

• Peeling

• Itching

• Pimples

• Rashes

• Infections

• Wrinkles and pre-mature aging

These conditions can continue for a number of years, if not properly addressed and cared for. Just as you care for and protect other parts of your body, such as your hair and nails, skin also needs to special care.

How to Care for Your Skin

The Chinese associate the skin with heat in the blood. They also believe that the types of foods one consumes has a large impact on the health of their skin. Foods that are especially spicy, fried, or greasy are believed to increase the heat in the body. An increase in this body heat can lead to acne and especially dry skin. Shellfish and mussels are also attributed to bad and unhealthy skin in the Chinese culture. In addition to diet, getting enough sleep and rest is also contributes to the health of your skin.

Detoxify the Liver

The liver affects every organ in the body. The Chinese believe that the liver must be cleansed and calmed for skin, the largest organ, to be pure and free of toxins. Skin that is pure is healthy. To do this, eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, and consider Chinese herbal remedies.

Moisturize

The next step in maintaining healthy and beautiful skin is to maintain its moisture. Use moisturizers that are herbal, natural, and organic. Chinese products utilize Mother of Pearl in the skin moisturizers.

Blood Nourishment

People in the Chinese culture use tonics to nourish the blood, such as Ginseng or Dong Quai. They believe that nourishing the blood is imperative for a healthy body overall.

If you would like to get a facial at an affordable price, feel free to contact us at Avalon school of cosmetology. We offer affordable salon services.

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