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Ammonites – skin and its types
Skin care methods differ according to skin type, although there are methods for basic care including skin of all types, and skin type depends on the amount of water in the skin, its sensitivity and how oily it is. affect smoothness.

Skin types
Normal skin
Skin not oily, not dry, not overly sensitive, with few or no blemishes, with invisible pores and fresh.

combination skin
It is normal or dry skin in some areas of the face and oily in other areas, such as: forehead, nose and chin, and its pores are large, larger than normal skin, and it suffers from blackheads, and it is shiny skin, and this skin needs different care, depending on the skin type in the face area.

dry skin
This skin suffers from cracking, peeling, itching, irritation, inflammation, roughness, and its pores are almost invisible, pale and inelastic, and facial lines and red spots appear on it, and its treatment methods are:

Avoid bathing for a long time and limit yourself to once a day.
Use mild, gentle soaps and cleansers, and don’t scrub your skin while bathing or scrub it with a towel.
Apply moisturizer immediately after shower, creams are preferable, and ointments are better than lotions.
Repeat applying moisturizer throughout the day as needed.
Using humidifiers inside the house (in English: humidifier), as well as not raising the room temperature to a high level.
Oily skin
She who suffers from enlarged pores, shine, blackheads, pimples, blemishes and pale skin, and her treatment methods are:

Wash your face at most twice a day.
Use a mild cleanser and exfoliator.
Avoid picking blisters.
Use skin care products that don’t clog pores.
sensitive skin
It is she who suffers from redness, itching, burning and dryness, and the most important thing you can do to take care of her is to know the products that stimulate her sensitivity and avoid using them.

Skin care methods
Skin care goes beyond cleansing and moisturizing and the method is:

Face washing: twice a day, with a cleanser suitable for your skin type, with warm water, then applying a tonic, and then a moisturizing cream, morning and evening.
Take a shower with warm water and pat your skin dry.
Moisturize the skin: When the skin is wet with water, a moisturizer or face cream and body butter is used for body skin. Light moisturizers are used in summer and heavy moisturizers in winter. Moisturizer is a step that should not be skipped even for oily skin, choosing the appropriate moisturizer for it Lightweight moisturizers or a gel.
Exfoliate the skin: There are many ways to exfoliate the skin, such as: a scrub, a loofah or an exfoliating sponge and others. One of these methods is used once a week. To get rid of dead skin and get smooth skin.
Sunscreen: Apply sunscreen before going out every day, so that the SPF is not less than 15, and avoid sun exposure for a long time, especially between ten in the morning and two in the evening.
Get enough sleep: Sleeping 7-9 hours maintains skin health, reduces wrinkles and puffiness under the eyes, and relieves it of many problems.
Maintain health: eat plenty of vegetables, fruits, fish and healthy fats, such as: olive oil, avoid sugars, refined carbohydrates and unhealthy fats, drink 6-8 glasses of water a day and exercise for a few hours a week; To stimulate blood circulation, and thus supply oxygen and nourishment to the skin, eliminate toxins in the skin, and relieve tension which adversely affects the health of the body and skin, and can be mitigated by relaxation techniques, such as: walking, deep breathing, meditation and others.
hair types
Knowing your hair type is one of the important things to take care of it. Every hair type has special ways to take care of it apart from the comprehensive care methods. Hair types are:

Fat hair
The appearance of this type of hair is lacking in vitality, most often greasy, and suffers from dandruff. Due to increased sebum secretion, he also suffers from hair loss and there are specific ways to take care of him including:

Wash your hair with shampoo frequently, using cold water to wash it, and it can be rinsed with apple cider vinegar diluted with water.
Avoid touching your hair. To prevent the transfer of fat from skin to hair.
Avoid massaging your hair with natural oils.
Avoid applying conditioner to the roots.
dry hair
The sebaceous glands in this hair type are ineffective, so the hair becomes dry and frizzy, and this may be the reason of excessive exposure to sunlight, or the use of harsh shampoos on the hair, or chemical treatments, and this hair suffer from split ends, breakage, falls and custom methods To take care of them:

Massage your hair with warm oils, treat it with deep moisturizing treatments, and home remedies can be made, such as: avocado mask.
Avoid using heat styling tools.
Avoid washing your hair with shampoo every day.
normal hair
This is the best type of hair, as it enjoys shine and health, and can suffer from very little hair loss, or some dandruff, and there are ways to preserve it, including:

Maintain a healthy food intake.
Wash your hair with a sulfate-free shampoo and use conditioner often.
Hair care methods
Taking care of your hair the right way is an easy process, and leads to beautiful hair, and the method is:

Wash hair with shampoo: day after day or twice a week; Because shampoo dries out and damages hair if overused, it is recommended to use shampoos that are free of sulfates and parabens, shampoos that contain natural oils for curly hair, and shampoos that contain amino acids for dyed hair, and shampoos that contain contain glycerin or collagen for dry hair.
Hair Conditioner: Use the appropriate conditioner for your hair type and for light hair you can use oil treatments, such as: tea tree oil or lavender oil, before washing your hair with shampoo and applying conditioner from the middle of the hair length to the ends and leave it for a minute before washing it off, while thick hair can apply the conditioner all over the hair and leave it on for 2-3 minutes before rinsing it off, while curly hair can leave the conditioner on on the hair for 10 -15 minutes.
Deep hydration treatments: These treatments are used once a week. To maintain hair health and shine.
Moisturize hair: mixing oils that contain olive oil, almond oil, lavender oil, coconut oil and castor oil in equal proportions from each, or using egg oil as a substitute for a blend of oils, and the oils are left on the hair for 4 hours before washing, the hydration is repeated twice a week.
Hair drying: using a cotton shirt instead of a towel; Because it damages the hair, letting the hair air dry naturally, avoiding using the blow dryer and, if necessary, it must be set on a low temperature, but it will take longer and it is recommended to apply products that protect the hair from heat before using them.
Combing – wet hair is prone to damage; Therefore, it should not be combed with a brush, and it is sufficient to comb it with a wide-toothed comb, or with your fingers, to delicately detangle, without pulling the hair, starting from the ends and gradually going up to the scalp, after applying the conditioner, then working in small tufts.
Styling: Do not over-comb the hair with a brush or use heat styling or dyeing tools, and rest the hair after a period of time.
Trimming the ends of the hair: To protect it from breakage, trim off a quarter of an inch; That is about 6cm from the tip of the hair every 6-8 weeks.
Maintain Health: Eating healthy foods has a significant positive effect on hair and new hair growth, by eating vegetables, fruits, whole grains and lean proteins, as well as drinking at least eight glasses of water. To maintain body moisture, which maintains body and hair health, and stress must be relieved by exercise, yoga or meditation.







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