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How to Chose the Right Skin Care Products From the Neck Down

How to Chose the Right Skin Care Products From the Neck Down

How to Chose the Right Skin Care Products From the Neck Down

How to Chose the Right Skin Care Products From the Neck Down

How to choose the right skin care products for the rest of you. Your face gets all of the attention. Some of you donít think about your body from the neck down until the weather warms up.

Okay, You do bathe or shower. Other than that, you might give it a bit of lotion or oil and youíre done.

Your face on the other hand, gets all the attention. Itís given the best skin care products you can afford. Even then youíre looking for the next level up. I get it, itís that part of your that everyone sees and you donít want it to make the wrong impression.

Why Does Your Face Get All the Attention?

Why does your face get all the attention? Good question. The rest of your body would really like to know. After all, you devote all of your time into finding the right cleanser, moisturizer, serum and facial scrub.

Guess what? Your body would like for you to know that it would:

ē love to have the right cleanser,

ē experience the richness of a thick moisturizer,

ē enjoy the benefits of an exfoliating scrub thatís going to remove the dead skin cell build up and,

ē a serum made from a rich combination of oils that will slide on as if giving yourself a full body massage.

ē Oh! Donít forget your elbows, hands and feet, they need special attention too.

Choosing the Right Skin Care Products for the Neck Down

Thereís a difference in your skin from the neck down. It has the ability to handle more abuse than your face. Your skin on your body, has to handle the fabrics you drape it in, known as clothing. The fibers can be irritating and cause rashes or pull the natural oils from your skin.

If you wear underwire bras, and a lot of you do, they will often, irritate your skin under your breast and cause skin discoloration.

So whatís a girl to do when choosing a cleanser?

Look for cleansers that will moisturize your skin and not strip it of its natural oils. Sound familiar? Yes it wants to be treated special just like your face. Bar soaps can be drying to your skin. Look for liquid soaps that are not as harsh on your skin.

Castile soap is a good choice. You can add skin loving essential oils to enhance the care given to your skin.


These can be heavy creams made from shea butter, cocoa butter and mango butter. When combined, your skin will get the benefits of all of the richness of theses butters in one product.

Body Oils

Body oils will fall into the category of moisturizers as well.The key with oils, is in choosing it for a particular condition. Dry skin - argan, avocado, evening primrose, hemp seed, or sweet almond. These same oils when used in different formulations, are also good for normal and sensitive skin.

Some of you will be challenged with oily skin, especially on your back. Arnica, black cumin seed, hazelnut, jojoba and tamanu will work better. It will clear up your back acne.

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The exfoliation process is especially important when it comes the removing dead skin cell build up. Cold weather seasons, can have your skin so ruff and dry until you wonít be able to handle it.

The itching will be unbearable and the dead skin falling from under your clothes will be embarrassing. By removing this extra layer of skin, it will have your skin feeling smooth as a babyís bottom.

Jojoba wax beads, along with sea salt, turbinado sugar and oils will bring a smile to your face. This combination makes a great body butter scrub. Massaged into your skin, you will feel your skin being moisturized.

You and Your body Ö

Your entire body from head-to-toe, loves to be pampered. Given the right products for the right parts of you, youíll enjoy the benefits they offer to you and your skin.

Get into the habit of treating your skin from the neck down with just as much care as your neck up.

It also makes it easier to transition from colder temps to warmer ones. I takes far less energy if youíve been caring for your skin all along.

Thatís it for this week. As always Ö

Dedicated To Your Beauty,

Juliette Samuel,

Esthetician/Author/Publisher, Nyraju Skin Care

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What's your greatest skin care challenge?

As women and a growing number of men of color, what's your greatest skin care challenge? Whether it's dark spots, uneven skin tone, dark circles,puffiness under your eyes or hair that won't grow, you'll find a product that can possibly become the solution to your challenge.

Moisturizers and ingredients that hydrate your skin will always be your best friend, for your face, body and hair. So look for products with nourishing and nurturing ingredients. Shea butter, cocoa butter, mango butter and jojoba oils are a few of the ingredients to keep on your list.

We've got new additions to our store for you. Essential oils have been known to help calm and soothe skin and scalp irritations. Although you'll find a sample kit on the hair category page, you can use them for any of your skin and hair care needs.

The hair care sample kit has been given an upgrade. We've increased the size of the container on the shampoo and conditioners and added a hair butter sample to the mix.

Although there's beauty in your blackness, your skin is sensitive and needs protection from the sun just like everyone else. So if you know you're challenged by sunburn, add a few drops of Lavender essential oil to Jojoba and Grapeseed Oil and create a nice body oil for yourself. It will bring comfort and beauty back to your skin.

We're listening to you and your suggestions, so keep an eye on the category pages and your emails for updates.

Until next time ...

Dedicated To Your Beauty

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