Face Cleaning – An Essential Skin Care Routine

Women of every age like to have a flawless and glowing skin. The glowing and healthy skin is considered to be a symbol of beauty. Some women have naturally glowing skin and some achieve it with cosmetics. But now a day, when environment is becoming too polluted and we are too busy to take care of our skins, even the women with naturally glowing skin have skin problems. The reasons are simple because of work pressure and less time available for skin care everyone faces skin problems. One of the best practices for glowing skin is facial cleansing.

What is facial cleansing?

Facial cleansing is a simple routine method to remove oil, dirt and impurities from facial skin. In order to remove all impurities and dirt it must be the first step in your skin care routine.

How to select a facial cleanser?

Selecting a suitable facial cleanser is the most important thing for cleansing. It is not necessary to buy very expensive cleansers. You just need to buy one that suits your skin type. So before using a cleanser you need to know what is your skin type.

Skin types:

Before adopting a skin care routine you must have knowledge about your skin type. There are three basic skin types that depend upon the amount of oil your skin produces:




1-Oily Skin:

Oily skin looks shiny and has large skin pores. This skin has tendency to blemishes and pimples. This type of skin produces oil on whole face. Oily skin is usually prone to blackheads.

2-Dry skin:

Dry skin has fine pores and is usually tight. This skin appears dull and has fine lines and wrinkles. This skin is prone to sunburn. It doesn’t produce oils.

3- Combination skin:

This is called as normal skin. It has pores of medium size and produces oil in t-zone. This type of skin has healthy color and usually has fewer flaws.

Once you know your skin type you may select the type of cleanser that suits your skin type. Wrong selection of daily facial cleanser would rather destroy your skin. So be careful about your skin type because this is the first and foremost step towards healthy and glowing skin.

How to use cleansers:

Facial cleansing is first and foremost step for a daily skin care routine. Select a cleanser according to your skin type. Cleansers could be easily purchased on beauty stores. Just go tell the shop keeper your skin type and get a quality cleanser according to your skin type. Do not spend extra money on cleanser, just buy any good cleanser. Do not use beauty soaps as they make your skin dry. You may use face wash which is good for facial cleansing. There are many brands which provide good face washes which have cleansing effect as well. Several steps involved in facial cleansing are:

  • Wash your face properly.
  • Apply a good cleansing cream or lotion on your face.
  • Massage it for 10 minutes. Use water if cleanser dries before 10 minutes.
  • Wipe your face with a wet tissue paper.
  • Rinse with cold water.
  • Apply toner.

Benefits of daily face cleansing:

  • Cleansing removes dirt and skin impurities.
  • It balances the skin oil.
  • It causes blood circulation of your face making it youthful, glowing and pinkish.
  • It adds freshness to your face.


Wrong direction of cleansing can destroy your skin. If you do not use toner after cleansing your skin pore would be opened. Open pores are prone to blemishes, black heads and pimples.

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Skin Aging… What you really need to know! (part 2)

Why does skin age?Increased melanin

When people reach the age of 40, the skin’s ability to produce and replace new skin cells slows down. There is a layer under the skin called Dermis. This layer is very thick, and when people age, this layer starts becoming thin. Skin loses its ability to retain moisture. The glands that help improve skin elasticity become inactive, and the skin will lose its flexibility.

Types of skin:  Skin types vary, depending upon the amount of melanin the skin produces naturally. Melanin is a photo-protective pigment that prevents the skin from harmful UV rays. There are various skin types, and they are classified according to the skin tone and color gradient. We can divide these skin types into several groups (Melanin increasing downwards):

decreasing melanin level

  • Very light
  • Fair
  • Medium
  • Olive or light brown
  • Dark Brown
  • Black


Darker shades of skin contain more melanin, which reduces the speed of skin aging. For example, Africans will not burn from the sun the way a fair-skinned Caucasian would. It is an interesting fact that people with lighter skin tones are more affected by environment. The melanin in the skin is a protection barrier, which protects the skin from harmful rays and acts like a natural sun-block.

Types of melanin:  All types of skin produce melanin; however, there are two types of melanin

  • Eumelanin
  • Pheomelanin


Eumelanin is dark brown to black in color. Darker people have a higher percentage of Eumelanin in their skin. Eumelanin is more protective against the sun’s damaging UV rays. It absorbs the UV rays and protects the skin by dispersing the energy. People with darker skin suffer from fewer skin problems than those with lighter skin.


Pheomelanin is pale to red in color. People with lighter skin have a greater percentage of this type of melanin. Pheomelanin does not protect against the sun rays as much as Eumelanin. Pheomelanin breaks down with UV rays and causes skin problems like sun burn, irritation, and blemishes.

As you can see, the aging process is different for everyone, depending on their skin type. Proper skin care can help slow down the skin’s aging process.

Daily aging skin care:  It is important to care for your skin so that it looks healthy and youthful. You should adopt an anti-aging skin care routine. Here are a few simple steps to keep your skin from aging prematurely:

Sun protection

The most important extrinsic aging factor is sun exposure. To avoid sun damage, blemishes, and age spots, use a suitable sun screen that is rated SPF 15 or higher. Apply sunscreen to your skin daily, even when the sun is not shining because there are always some harmful rays around you. Wear shirts with long sleeves and protect your legs as well.

Moisturizing:  During the aging process, skin loses its ability to retain moisture. Apply moisturizer to your skin daily to keep your skin feeling soft and looking youthful.

Skin care products:  Whatever brand of skin care products you choose to use, be cautious of the ingredients. Use products that have more natural and registered ingredients. Some products use low quality and dangerous ingredients that produce quick results but cause irreversible damage to your skin. Wrinkle System is one of the best brands for aging skin care.

Avoid stress:  Stress is one of the greatest causes of wrinkles. Avoid stress and depression and be happy. This is an excellent way to keep your skin looking and feeling fresh and young.smoking affects skin

Avoid smoking and drugs: Smoking tobacco is one of the worst causes of skin aging. It increases the speed of skin damage. People who smoke will age faster than those who do not smoke. Smoking reduces the amount of Vitamin A in the body that is needed for healthy skin. It breaks down the collagen supply, causing skin to become less flexible. It also causes the skin to become dry and feel rough. Drugs also cause damage to the skin, as well as depression and stress. These factors can cause dull and lifeless skin. Apply these useful tips into your life, and your skin will feel the difference.

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Skin Aging… What you really need to know! (part 1)

What is skin aging?

As people age, their skin goes through changes. When they reach 40, they might notice certain changes in their skin like wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, and skin dryness. Skin gradually becomes thinner and loses its flexibility.

Types of aging:

Causes of aging can be divided in to two groups:

  • Intrinsic aging
  • Extrinsic aging


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Intrinsic aging:  This type of aging is obvious with age. Usually, when people reach 40, their skin starts aging. Their skin loses fats and oils and becomes less flexible.

Symptoms of intrinsic aging:  There are certain signs of intrinsic aging of the skin, which appear with age:

  • Wrinkles
  • Fine lines
  • Loss of flexibility
  • Loss of thickness
  • Broken capillaries
  • Dullness
  • Dryness
  • Enlargement of pores
  • Less sweating
  • Lifelessness

Extrinsic aging:  Extrinsic aging is caused by the effect of environment on skin, such as UVA and UVB rays from the sun, cold weather, etc.

Symptoms of extrinsic aging:

  • Skin cancers
  • Dullness
  • Dark spots
  • Broken veins
  • Uneven complexion
  • Loss of skin firmness
  • Sun damage
  • Scars
  • Appearance of patches on skin

Why does skin age?

When people reach the age of 40, the skin’s ability to produce and replace new skin cells slows down. There is a layer under the skin called Dermis. This layer is very thick, and when people age, this layer starts becoming thin. Skin loses its ability to retain moisture. The glands that help improve skin elasticity become inactive, and the skin will lose its flexibility.

(…to be continued… in part 2/2; contents: Various skin types, Role of melanin, Skin care remedies and more)

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Dark Circle Eye Serum

Dark circles around the eyes are biggest enemy of a beautiful face and flawless skin. They are just like marks on bright moon that make your face dull and ugly. Dark circles are formed under eyes due to many reasons. One of the reasons is lack of sleep. Whatever the reason may be there are always ways to get rid of them.

Main causes of dark circles:

There are many factors that cause the formation of dark circles.

  • Inadequate sleep
  • Depression and stress
  • Unhealthy diet
  • Less water intake or dehydration
  • Skin aging

Whatever the skin problem is everyone wants a quick and safe solution. Many of the brands claim their products to be the best solution but most of them are expensive and do not work. People need something that really works and is safe to use. The products with natural ingredients have high demand.

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Dark Circle Serum is clinically tested remedy for dark circles. It was launched in year 2009 by one of the leading anti-aging cosmetic Wrinkle System. The best thing about this product is that it is clinically tested to reduce dark circles, eye puffiness and wrinkles under eyes. Clinical tests proved that it reduces dark circles by 35%, eye puffiness by 31% and bring an overall smoothness to skin by 41%.Dark Circle Eye Serum

The impressive thing about the serum is its ingredients that are quite natural. It contains active peptides of Soy and Rice, Yeast Protein, Hyaluronic Acid and Seaweed Extracts.

Eye Serum

Eye Serum


Dark Circle Serum contains:

  • Soy peptides
  • Rice peptides
  • Yeast proteins
  • Hyaluronic acid
  • Seaweed extracts

Soy peptide:  Soy is a rich source of protein. It is used in quality skin products because of certain characteristics it owns. It reduces wrinkles, removes sun burns and tightens the skin. It moisturizes the skin and balances skin oil making it tight and wrinkle free. It increase the rate of collagen production hence makes the skin firm and tight. Soy extracts work very effectively to reduce skin wrinkle and dark circles by balancing skin moisture.

Rice peptides:  Rice peptides are best for stimulating the collagen production. They tighten the skin and make it wrinkle free. They also balance the skin moisture and remove skin dullness. That is why they are effective in removing dark circles and eye puffiness quickly.

Yeast proteins:  Yeast proteins are very effective in the formation of new skin cells. The dead skin layer gets removed and new and fair skin comes out. Yeast extracts are used in many skin care products.

Hyaluronic acid: Hyaluronic acid is becoming popular recently because of its anti-aging properties. It maintains the skin moisture and makes it fresh and youthful. It occurs naturally human body. HA or Hyaluronic acid is used in eye disorders as well. It is becoming a strong ingredient of anti-aging products because of its wide range of benefits for skin.

Seaweed extracts: Seaweed extracts are rich in vitamins and minerals which are essential for healthy and youthful skin. They are natural exfoliating agents to remove dead skin cells. So they are used in many beauty products especially in anti-aging cosmetics.

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sxcHealthy Eyes without Dark Circles Around The Eyes

Benefits of Dark Circle Serum:

  • Reduces dark circles
  • Skin smoothness
  • Discoloration of skin dullness
  • Combats eye puffiness
  • Safe to use ingredients
  • Quick results

The Dark Circle Serum can be used just to treat dark circles and puffiness around the eyes or it can also be combined with a couple of combination products such as

2 Minute Wrinkle Drill: Dark Circle Serum used along with Extreme Cleansing Gel and Wrinkle Reduction Cream provides easy three step application process taking all but two minutes to dramatically reduce wrinkles in addition to reducing dark circles and puffiness.

AM / PM Eye Alert System: Dark Circle Serum used along with Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream providing optimal way skin reacts to certain ingredients during the day and night and to effectively fight wrinkles, dark circles and puffiness around the eyes.

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Wrinkle, Wrinkle… Not A Little Star!

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When human beings cross 40 their skin starts aging. Wrinkles start to appear. They do not only affect facial beauty but also affect self confidence. When you look in to mirror you feel yourself old and lose youthful spirits.

What are wrinkles?

They are folds in skin that appear usually on skin of aged humans. Obviously age factor is one of the main reasons, but wrinkles can also appear due to other reasons:

  • Dehydration
  • Sun damage
  • Habitual facial expressions like scowl
  • Smoking
  • Dehydration
  • Environmental pollution.

There are many solutions for wrinkle problem. Many people go for surgery. Some like to use Botox injections. There are also some creams and lotions available to remove wrinkles. Many of them claim to remove wrinkles but most of them fail to do so. A product that has got good fame for removing wrinkles actually is Wrinkle Reduction Cream.

wrinkle reduction cream

Wrinkle Reduction Cream is a clinically tested remedy by one of the leading anti-aging brands Wrinkle System. The best thing about this product is that it reduces wrinkles just in 28 days. This product is made with high quality ingredients. Many of its ingredients are natural like jojoba oil, apricot kernel oil etc. So it is definitely skin friendly. It contains highest concentration of patented peptides such as Argireline®, Matrixyl®,, Matrixyl 3000®, as well as antioxidant-rich ingredients like Snap 8.


  • Purified Water
  • Jojoba Oil
  • Apricot Kernel Oil
  • Squalane
  • Hyaluronic Acid
  • Laureth-7
  • C13-14 Isoparaffin
  • Polyacrylamide
  • Acetyl Hexapeptide (Argireline®)
  • Pentapeptide-3
  • Tripeptide
  • Acetyl Glutamyl Heptapeptide-1
  • Palmitoyl Oligopeptide
  • Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3
  • Phenoxyethanol
  • Ethylhexylglycerin

Jojoba oil:  Jojoba oil moisturizes the skin, absorbs quickly in skin. It does not clog the pores. It is very effective in reducing skin flaws like acne, blemishes and wrinkles.

Apricot kernel oil:  It is rich in Vitamin A so it is very beneficial for overcoming aging skin. It adds moisture to dehydrated skin and gives it a smooth and wrinkle free texture.

Squalane:  It is used in many of anti-aging creams and lotions. It is found in the livers of sea sharks. It removes fine lines, moisturizes the skin, softens it and removes sun damage.

Hyaluronic Acid:  HA is used in many of the anti-aging products because of its moisturizing and refreshing properties. It helps remove wrinkles and softens the skin making it youthful and flawless.

Peptides: Peptides are basic building blocks of proteins. They are formed by protein digestion by body and are quickly absorbed by blood that’s why they are very effective for healthy and wrinkle free skin. There are many types of proteins and many of them improve skin texture.

Phenoxyethanol:  It is derived from natural oil and is a safe food preservative which fights against bacteria. It is used in many skin care products for collagen synthesis. It is molecularly infused with high concentration of pharmaceutical grade Matrixyl. It penetrates deep within the skin and discourages winkles. It is stabilized with natural moisturizers and anti-oxidants to reduce irritation and retain skin moisture.

The Two Minute Wrinkle Drill is a two minute skin care regimen designed to visibly reduce wrinkles while attacking other signs of aging like dark under eye circles.

Watch two minute drill.

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Marching towards 2-Minute-Drill. Really!!

Wrinkle Cream, Dark Circle Treatment, & Cleanse all in two minutes!

We are proud to write about a flagship product, rather a complete system, that works! But, here’s more – it does not require your commitment all, just 2 minutes per day, period!

WrinkleSystem’s Two Minute Wrinkle Drill is made up of three products.  It makes sense from start to finish, and the recently re-formulated wrinkle cream is packed with the peptides I look for, so I thought it was a great idea to order a set.


The Two Minute Wrinkle Drill makes sense on many levels.  It starts with the base of all skin care regimens – a cleanser.  After cleansing the face with the Extreme Cleansing Gel, the Wrinkle System anti wrinkle reduction cream is then applied.  Perhaps the product most people talk about the most in this system, the Dark Circle Serum, which boasts amazing clinical results, is applied last.  The Dark Circle Serum is a top selling dark circle treatment on it’s own, and it has generated some great consumer reviews here and on other anti aging skin product websites I visit.  This is a great anti aging product idea, (adding a cleaner just really makes sense to me) and they offered together at such a low price.  For more information about this new anti aging wrinkle treatment, please read the entire Two Minute Wrinkle Drill Review.The most exciting thing about the Two Minute Wrinkle Drill, (besides the low price), is the high-powered ingredient formula.  If you haven’t read about the wrinkle cream, read the Wrinkle System Review.  Dating back to April of 2008, this product has been receiving positive wrinkle cream reviews.

The Dark Circle Serum is a great product on it’s own, but when combined with the wrinkle cream, it has the ability to take years off of your appearance.  As dark circles can annoy men and women from about age 20 and up, it’s important to treat them effectively.  The Dark Circle Serum is formulated specifically for that purpose.  Containing an active complex of soy and rice peptides, as well as yeast protein, hyaluronic acid, and seaweed extract, this eye serum targets puffiness as well as discoloration.

The Dark Circle Serum is currently the best selling dark circle treatment on Amazon.com!

Just take a look at the ACTUAL clinical tests that were done on this exact product:

  1. 35% reduction in dark circles.
  2. 31% reduction of eye puffiness.
  3. 42% improvement in skin smoothness and texture.

While many companies are quick to point out clinicals that back up their ingredients, this product points out actual clinical testing done to this product.  That’s impressive!

Lastly, the base of any anti aging system should be a cleanser.  Any anti aging creams performance are enhanced when used on clean skin.  For this reason, the team at Wrinkle System has added the Extreme Cleansing Gel to the Two Minute Wrinkle Drill.

The Extreme Cleansing Gel is free of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate.  It’s formulated with soothing wheat proteins, which help to lift dirt, oil, and impurities, leaving the skin clean, refreshed, and ultra-soft.

Here are some other points worth noting about the Extreme Cleansing Gel…

  1. Provides Deep Cleansing
  2. Naturally Moisturizes
  3. Effective gentle cleansing for sensitive skin

At the end of the day, this is a complete anti aging system that takes only two minutes to perform.

When you put together those three products at the low price of $87, you really do have a perfect anti aging system.  We have three people testing this system right now, and in the meantime, we hope some of the users out there can post their own Two Minute Wrinkle Drill Reviews.

Users of the Wrinkle System brand include owner of Makeup Envy, Danica Jardien.  Danica is a Denver-based makeup artist who has worked with Tyra Banks, among many other celebrities you will recognize if you look at her impressive resume.

For more information, visit Wrinkle System’s Official Website.

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