With Summer in full swing, visits to the beach or to a day by the pool can become a regular break from daily life. This guide will give you some tips for getting your legs and feet beach-ready, by giving them some well-deserved pampering.
Various Carisma world-famous massages give your legs the luxury treatment, with gentle movements that reduce inflammation and get your circulation flowing smoothly. Massages even ease muscle tension and the aches and pains in your knees or ankles. Our Carisma Signature Massage is especially perfect for the job, since it includes a Hawaiian leg massage and a Balinese Foot Massage.
However, if a specific massage has caught your eye, you can add on a foot massage or foot reflexology session to experience the best of both worlds. Foot reflexology involves the application of pressure to specific areas of the feet to restore your body’s energy flow and treat specific ailments or health concerns. Reflexology is even said to boost your immune system and promote healing!
If you’re self-conscious or concerned about hair growth on your legs, professional waxing can be the perfect solution. Since it is performed by a professional, getting a waxing treatment at the spa is less painful and less likely to cause any damage to your skin. It will be much quicker, and have longer-lasting results than at-home hair removal. The spa esthetician will also know how to adapt the session to your unique needs, taking your skin type and hair type into consideration.
Best of all, professional waxing involves high degrees of sanitation and the highest quality products, so your skin is sure to feel amazing afterwards! If you’re curious about a typical professional waxing session, you can take a look at our simple guide here to know what to expect.
A pedicure is an amazing way to feel and look pampered! Best of all, you can effortlessly enjoy a professional pedicure at a luxury spa. A classic pedicure at Carisma spa includes cutting and filing your toenails, cleaning your cuticles and application of nail polish. If you feel like treating yourself, a deluxe pedicure also includes a foot scrub, massage and foot mask! Regular foot scrubs will smooth your feet, removing dry skin and preventing cracked heels. The foot mask helps ease dry skin and cracked feet, revealing the smooth glowing skin beneath.
Foot scrubs and massages will boost the circulation in your legs, giving you a feeling of wellness and easing any swelling from being on your feet all day. Of course, a pedicure is also an amazing stress reliever.
Cellulite can really bring you down and leave you feeling self-conscious at the beach. There are thankfully various remedies for this very common concern that you can try. Spa treatments like our Anti-Cellulite packages are designed to target cellulite in an intensive pampering session. If you prefer, even normal massages boost circulation and plump up your skin, reducing the appearance of cellulite.
If you prefer an at-home solution, various luxury products can improve the appearance of cellulite. Firming products help tighten up the skin on your legs, while masks, night gels and moisturizers plump up your skin. Best of all, when used in combination with anti-cellulite treatments, they are super effective!
We hope that this guide has given you some great ideas for perfect poolside legs! Keeping your legs well-cared for is a great way to treat yourself and improve your self-confidence.
If you’re looking for ideas on how to enjoy a day by the pool while you show off your pampered legs, you can take a look at our list of tips for the perfect pool getaway.
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With Summer comes high temperatures and excessive sun exposure, which may leave you feeling and looking exhausted. It’s important to keep hydrated, but this extends far beyond simply drinking water regularly (though this is very important) while you relax by the pool. This article will give you a few tips on staying hydrated in a holistic way.
Water-Rich Diet Changes
Drinking water regularly is of course an often-emphasized health tip. Water helps your body run smoothly; it benefits your circulation, aids digestion, helps maintain body temperature and improves the transport of required nutrients. It also helps your skin, kidneys and muscles stay healthy.
To support your body getting enough water intake, you can also include moisture-rich food and drinks into your diet. Drinking anything like juice, coffee or milk is always helpful as long as you avoid alcohol, which is a diuretic that causes your body to remove fluid from your blood quicker than most other liquids. Water-rich foods are primarily fruits and vegetables that include:
Other foods like broths and soups are also moisture rich, as well as very versatile, so you can enjoy them with many varied ingredients to keep you fresh. You may also try some existing favorites; coffee and tea, in their cold, iced versions for an added boost.
Prepare for Strenuous Activities
Staying hydrated isn’t just about water intake, but about avoiding excessive water loss too. Going out for a walk? Heading to the gym? Spending a spa day by the pool? These activities all have a dehydrating effect on your body and can expose you to Summer’s intense heat. This means you have to prepare yourself by hydrating yourself beforehand, during and afterwards. Always keep a bottle of water with you, no matter how long you will spend outside, in case you begin to feel tired or get stuck in the sun.
Additionally, always apply sunscreen before leaving your home. The sun’s rays can cause permanent dehydration and damage, leading to premature aging and sagging. Wear loose, light clothing to help reflect some heat and try to stick to the shade, both of which will reduce water loss through sweating. Sunglasses with U.V. protection also help protect you from dry eyes, squinting and premature eye wrinkles.
When you arrive home from strenuous activities, a cool shower helps wash away sweat, reduce your body temperature and rehydrate your skin.
Reinvigorating Your Skin
Your skin can feel especially dry, irritated and dull in the Summer, especially if you have dry skin. Skin will benefit from any source of water intake to stay hydrated, but using moisturising products is very important to replenish hydration lost as sweat or stripped away after you shower. It’s also important not to forget that your body, as well as your face, require hydrating products. Products should ideally be applied right after you shower, since your skin will be more absorbent at that time. Many products become more effective when applied morning and evening, so read the recommended use on each one.
Using exfoliators regularly also helps clear away dry, dead skin and sweat, preventing clogged pores and improving your skin’s fresh appearance.
There are many ways to improve your water intake and reduce water loss, and we hope that some of the tips we provided are helpful to you. Preventing dehydration is even more important during the Summer months to protect yourself from exhaustion, heatstroke and premature aging.
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Many men often overlook the importance of skincare and mental wellness. This guide will give you some tips for feeling and looking your best, and achieving the wellness you deserve.
Taking Time to Relax
Modern life can be hectic and take up all our time. You may spend most of your day working only to feel exhausted during your free time, so it's important to take breaks regularly both for your physical and mental health. Breaks can be as simple as taking a day off to sleep in and enjoy your hobbies, or even treating yourself to a spa day by the pool. Activities like swimming, jacuzzis and saunas are all effective tension relievers. They even have the amazing benefit of easing muscle tension and helping your body recover after working out or sports.
Enjoying an antistress massage during your spa day for men is also an effective way of taking time out for yourself. All massages for men can help stimulate lymphatic drainage and circulation, helping you feel amazingly reinvigorated. In fact, if you’re suffering from particular aches and pains or recovering from a sports injury, our dedicated spa therapists can recommend a particular massage that would be perfect for you.
Take Care of Your Skin
Daily exposure to weather and pollution can really bring your skin down, especially if you regularly shave and are left with dull, irritated skin. Skin discomfort can bring you down, especially if it makes you self conscious! It’s important to keep your skin hydrated and healthy with the correct facial products. For example, moisturising after washing your face and using alcohol-free aftershave after shaving. For a full guide on picking the right facial products, you can read our guide here: A Guide to Men’s Facial Products.
If your skin needs an immediate pick-me-up, specialised facials for men will take your unique needs into consideration to tackle your current problem, whether it’s excess oil, dryness or simply wanting to destress for a while.
Spending Time With Loved Ones
It’s easy to get wrapped up in your daily tasks and priorities, but it’s important to remember that spending time with loved ones is healthy both for your relationships and your own mental health. Sharing activities is proven to relieve stress, depression, anxiety and improve your mood. You can even combine our above tips and enjoy spa days or massages with a loved one or as a group. Couples massages are perfect shared experiences to help you both leave the spa feeling reinvigorated and relaxed, or you may even decide to throw a spa party with friends and family to celebrate and destress together.
Improving Your Diet
You don’t need to try any extreme diets to help yourself feel better. Sometimes the solution is a few slight changes that can have a massive effect on your physical health and how you feel about yourself. Hydration is a very important and simple way to feel better immediately. Simply keeping a bottle of water nearby while you work can remind you to drink water more often, which in turn helps your body and your skin look and feel better. Minor changes like consuming more fermented foods (yoghurts, kimchi and kefir especially) can improve your digestion and gut health, while reducing coffee and alcohol intake can help decrease anxiety and sleeping problems.
It’s important to prioritise your mental and physical health as part of your life, and not to overlook their importance. Taking care of yourself is a great way to feel and look better, and can give you the self-confidence and stability to navigate your life more easily.
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Summer is around the corner and as we leave the pandemic behind we can once again make plans to enjoy the season! Summer brings with it unique requirements to keep your skin safe and happy. In this article you can learn some skincare tips to consider whether you want to spend your summer on days by the pool or enjoying pampering spa days.
Stay Safe from the Sunshine
You’ve probably heard it all before; wear sunscreen and avoid too much direct sunlight. What you may not know is that you should be applying sunscreen even if you’re not out and about in the sun. UV rays can damage your skin even when you’re in the shade, so it's best to be safe and apply it regardless of where you are going. Also, remember to reapply sunscreen every 2 hours as it can lose effectiveness, especially if you’re sweating or swimming. It’s also best not to solely rely on sunscreen; protective clothing will help you stay safe from skin diseases and premature aging. Speaking of clothing, it is a good idea to wear light, breathable fabrics during Summer to keep sweating and rashes at bay.
If you do accidentally stay out in the sun too long during your day by the pool and get a little burned, avoid swimming in chlorinated water for some time as it can cause further irritation. Remedies such as drinking chamomile tea and applying aloe vera gel to your skin are simple ways to help your skin recover from sunburn. Drink lots of water and make sure you don’t wear tight clothing, as it can damage your skin while it heals. Using moisturiser is also important during the recovery period, as long as the products do not contain fragrances or dyes.
Don’t Forget Your Eyes
You will most likely experience the sun’s stronger rays during the Summer more often, so be sure not to forget the damage they can cause to your eye area! Wear sunglasses to prevent constant squinting in the bright light which will cause premature sagging and wrinkles in your eye area. Also, remember that the skin around your eyes is more delicate so it requires specialised eye products to stay hydrated and clear. You may also want to try undereye eye patches to help reduce any swelling or irritation.
Be Kind to Your Skin
If you enjoy more active vacation experiences like hiking, camping and sports, be mindful that your skin is usually more sensitive during hot weather. This makes it more prone to getting bumps, scrapes, bruises and rashes. As a result, you may consider switching to shower and skincare products that cater to more sensitive skin. These tend to be less likely to cause irritation, and will help calm your skin down if it becomes inflamed.
Keeping Oil Under Control
Oily skin can be a stressful problem to tackle at any time, but combined with the Summer heat and the excitement of keeping your vacation on track can lead to more oil production and breakouts. An effective cleansing routine cannot be forgotten, even if you can’t wait to explore or get to bed at the end of a long day.
It’s also important not to go overboard and over-cleanse your skin, as this can encourage even more oil production. If you know you’ll be showering more often due to the weather or swimming sessions, pack a lightweight moisturiser (gels, serums and water-based are often effective). Lightweight moisturisers keep your skin hydrated despite excessive washing or time in the sea, without clogging your pores and making breakouts worse (unlike some heavier creams). Regular (but not excessive!) exfoliation will also keep pores clear of sweat, dead skin cells and oil.
Ready, Set Your Makeup, Go!
Enjoying Summer nightlife or special dinners comes with a unique concern; melting makeup! Excess heat and humidity can cause makeup to shift, smudge or crack. After you first apply your makeup, consider using a setting spray to secure your hard work. Special setting sprays exist that are designed to shield your look from sweat, and some even contain UV protection! Setting sprays even help your makeup look more blended, so it's definitely a win-win. If you have very dry skin, look out for setting sprays with a lower alcohol content. While alcohol helps the setting spray evaporate quickly, it can inadvertently dry out your skin in the process.
It goes without saying that you should increase your intake of water during Summer, especially while on your vacation in Malta. You may get distracted while enjoying your time off and forget to drink water, which may lead to dehydration and dry skin. Keep a small bottle of water with you whenever you leave your home or hotel, and you may even try an app to remind you to drink water regularly.
Cool Showers are Your Friend
Summer vacations may mean showering multiple times a day. It is important to keep skin clear of sweat, and help it stay cool after a long day out in the sun. Showering is also important to wash away chlorine from pool water and salt from the sea. Leaving chlorine on your skin can actually make you tan and burn quicker, so be careful! Cool showers are great for re-energising you as well, and cool water is a simple and effective way of helping skin stay younger for longer.
We hope you have found some of the tips provided in this article to be useful. We wish you some well-earned vacation time that can be spent doing the things you love, while you enjoy happy, well-cared for skin!
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Cellulite is a very common problem for many people. In fact, most people will have some cellulite at some point in their life regardless of age or appearance. It can be a normal part of getting older or experiencing natural hormonal changes. Still, it may affect your confidence and body image, so you may decide you want to find ways to improve the appearance of cellulite. You can take various approaches that can be included in your daily routine, so you may wish to identify which of the following 5 tips suit your needs and lifestyle.
1. Stay Hydrated
A surprisingly simple approach is to drink more water! Being dehydrated can make cellulite appear worse than it actually is, and staying hydrated will have so many other benefits on your health it’s worth a try. In addition to reducing the appearance of your cellulite by plumping and smoothing your skin, water will help improve your physical health. Water can even help you with the other tips on this list, boosting your workout performance and helping you maintain your weight by reducing cravings. Best of all, staying hydrated leads to better moods and mental health.
If you want a pampering cellulite treatment, you may consider spa treatments to help you on your journey. Carisma Spa has treatments specifically designed to tackle cellulite, whether you want to try a one-off cellulite session, or prefer bundles of regular cellulite treatments. These sessions target the abdomen, buttocks and thigh areas; including exfoliation, masks and massage to eliminate excess fat, cellulite, and provide contouring results in record time.
Even spa massages that don’t specifically target the problem can help reduce your cellulite, since the movements stimulate circulation and collagen production which plump your skin and make it healthy and glowing. As an added bonus, massages will ease any physical and mental tension you may have, leaving you feeling relaxed and well.
Exercise can be a good cellulite reduction routine as it firms up your skin and improves your circulation. It can also reduce your total body fat since these fat deposits are the cause behind cellulite. Strength training and aerobic exercise can be useful workouts to tone your muscle and reduce the appearance of problematic areas.
Exercise will also help you feel better about your body, improving your wellness and mental health.
While there are no miracle creams that immediately make cellulite disappear, you may find firming creams, gels or peels help reduce cellulite’s appearance. If you prefer to let these products work overnight, you may even find sleeping masks and night gels that work while you rest. These creams work by temporarily smoothing and firming the skin, so use them in combination with other methods listed in this blog.
5. Balance Your Diet
Diet can play an important part in tackling cellulite. In fact, extreme fad diets may even be contributing to creating or worsening cellulite problems, since they may actually cause worse fat depositing. Ensure what you eat, whether you are dieting or not, is balanced and nutrient-rich. This will help your body produce more collagen and regenerate cells, which are major bonuses when you want to reduce cellulite
Cellulite is a normal problem that most of us will experience, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t tackle it if it is affecting how you feel about your body. Many of these techniques also have positive side effects on your physical and mental wellness, so trying them out will never be a loss!
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Facial products are just as important for men’s skin as they are for women, but you may not be sure what your skin needs or which type of men’s face products to choose when confronted with large shelves stacked with different bottles. It may also be hard to sort through and identify which products are high quality, and contain ingredients or formulas that suit your unique requirements. This blog post will break down various types of products, so take note if some of them sound like they’d be perfect for you!
Addressing Your Skin’s Unique Needs
Your skin type will determine which products you will need, and what type of formula to look out for. If your skin is oily, often appearing shiny even soon after you have washed your face, you may want to include face masks or mattifying creams in your routine once or twice a week. These will control how much oil your skin produces, avoiding extra shine or skin impurities. Oily skin is common in men, since men tend to produce more sebum on average.
Meanwhile, if your skin is dry and regularly feels tight and irritated you will need to pay extra attention to keeping it hydrated, as described in the next section. Dry skin can also be a common problem in men who shave often, as shaving can dry out and irritate your skin. If your skin often feels uncomfortable after shaving, you may opt to use a special men’s shaving cream that helps your razor glide across your skin more gently without damage.
Just like keeping your body hydrated is essential to your health, so is keeping your skin hydrated. Hydrated skin looks plump, healthy and youthful. In fact, moisturising your skin regularly slows down the appearance of wrinkles as you age, and makes them less visible when you are older since your skin is more plump.
If your skin is very dry, you will need an intense moisturiser or a rescue cream to replenish it. If you often get breakouts, it may be best to use a light formula like a gel moisturiser or a specialised oil-free moisturiser to hydrate your skin without clogging your pores. Finally, always try to apply your moisturiser within 30 minutes of showering or washing your face, as this is the time when your skin is most absorbent.
Exfoliate Old Skin
If your skin looks dull, you may need to help cleanse it of old skin cells using an exfoliator or a skin peel. It’s important to exfoliate to remove excess sebum, oil and dead skin from your pores, which helps avoid blemishes like acne or blackheads. It will also help reduce the production of excess oil and even out your skin, helping you look brighter and younger.
Exfoliants are an ancient product that has been around since ancient Egypt, visibly providing immediate results as buildup and old skin are rinsed away to reveal young fresh skin. Blood flow to the skin is also enhanced, and the skin is prepared to be more absorbent to any products your use afterwards. Physical exfoliants contain grains that physically dislodge buildup, while chemical exfoliants use chemical and enzyme ingredients to achieve the same results. This means that physical exfoliants should be avoided if your skin is irritated or sensitive. Chemical exfoliation is also said to have better anti aging results.
Be sure to moisturise right after exfoliating for best results, and because your skin will be dry and sensitive after exfoliation!
Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage
While especially important during the Summer months, protecting your skin from sun damage should be a year-round habit. Sun damage causes dull, dry, uneven skin. It may cause an increase in clogged pores and reduce your skin’s elasticity making you look older. It can even lead to greater health concerns like skin cancer. As a result, it’s important to include sunscreen in your routine if you will be spending time outdoors that day.
Say Goodbye to Blemishes
Cleansing your face from the regular buildup of oil and pollution is an important part of a men’s face routine as well. Cleansers can come in a milk formula which is ideal for dry and sensitive skin, a cream formula which is intensely hydrating and won’t strip the natural oils away from your face, or a gel formula ideal for oily skin since it cleanses pores deeply of any buildup.
If you work or live in a high-traffic area you may also want to pay special attention to cleansing your skin of pollution. You can regularly use a pollution-targeting men’s face mask and follow up your men’s face care routine with a specialised pollution face cream.
Keep Your Skin Young and Healthy
As you get older, your skin may need more help to remain elastic and smooth. Anti-aging creams will boost collagen production and help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and saggy skin. You will also find anti aging products specifically for around your eyes to help reduce undereye puffiness and dark circles. These eye creams are specifically formulated to be gentler and more effective on the undereye area which is more delicate than the rest of your face, more prone to becoming dry and more likely to show signs of aging.
If you do not yet have aging skin, you may opt for creams that prevent skin from showing signs of aging in the first place, that can be found in cream or serum form. Sun damage also accelerates the aging process, so using sunscreen is important. You can even find antiaging products that include sun protection as part of their formula.
As you now know, there are a range of men’s face products that may be suitable for your unique needs. We hope this article has helped you better understand which ones might be perfect for you!
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When it comes to getting a professional waxing treatment in Malta, you might be wondering how such a session differs to at-home hair removal methods. Certainly, professional waxing treatments are easier and quicker but there are various other benefits that may surprise you, so keep reading!
What To Expect from a Professional Waxing Experience
You may be unsure of what to expect from a professional waxing session, or even self-conscious about your body, so it’s important to know what will happen and put your mind at ease. The waxing treatment will usually take place on a comfortable salon bed or chair. The professional esthetician will then prepare your skin, which is important to ensure the hair will be removed painlessly and efficiently, with no damage to your skin.
The esthetician will then apply high quality warm wax to a small area, onto which a strip of cloth will be applied. The strip will be removed quickly while the professional holds your skin to reduce pain and ensure hair is removed completely. The esthetician will work in small sections, depending on the area you want hair removed from. In the case of eyebrow waxing or facial hair removal, they may use tweezers or threading to ensure the final appearance meets your preferences.
Soothing products will then be applied to your skin to help it recover from the waxing process, and leave you with more nourished skin than you had when you walked into the spa!
1. Professional Knowledge
The professional who will perform your treatment during a waxing spa session will be an esthetician who is an expert in skin care. They will know exactly how to take care of your skin to ensure the session will leave you with healthier skin than you had before. They have the expertise to know how to remove your hair in a way that is gentle and will have long-lasting results.
An esthetician also has knowledge of various skin types and needs, so they will be familiar with how to vary their treatment according to your unique requirements. This is especially important for waxing sensitive areas or men’s waxing, since a professional will know how to reduce pain. After all, you wouldn’t want to go through such a session and find that you didn’t remove the hair properly!
Professional waxing is surprisingly fast and comfortable. A professional will efficiently remove hair as painlessly as possible, saving you time and discomfort. A professional can even reach areas that would be uncomfortable or difficult for you to reach, meaning less stray hair left behind or ingrown hairs.
Waxing can be painful and cause damage if done improperly. This is why a professional will hold your skin to ensure you do not get any bruises and that no hair is missed. This will also involve professional wax that is safe for your skin, and you won’t have to worry about accidental burns. Professional waxing treatments involve unique wax that is high quality and nourishes your skin at the same time.
The esthetician will also wear gloves and use sanitised materials, which is a step that is often forgotten at home. These precautions will ensure that no bacteria is transferred to your skin, which will be sensitive and delicate after waxing.
Your unique skin needs will also be taken into consideration, to avoid causing any skin problems. No more uncomfortable rashes and cuts! After all, a professional knows that skin must be properly prepared before waxing, and cared for afterwards, which is often forgotten during DIY home hair removal sessions.
4. Your Skin Will Thank You
Everyone’s body features and hair growth are unique, and a professional will know how to adapt to you to reduce pain and ingrown hairs. Ingrown hairs are common when removing hair at home, since you may accidentally wax hair in the wrong direction, or use hair removal methods that are prone to giving you ingrown hair. Sensitive skin will also suffer during DIY hair removal, since home waxing kits and creams are harsher and lower quality than professional wax.
In addition to all of these benefits, professional waxing is also more effective in slowing and preventing hair regrowth. A professional will not miss stray hairs, will reach every spot and will not accidentally break hair off, so you can be sure that hair will take the longest possible time to regrow. When your hair grows back after multiple professional treatments, you will even notice that it is becoming lighter, softer and sparser!
To wrap up, professional waxing treatments make a process that is painful and uncomfortable at home into a safe, comfortable experience that will reduce hair growth and benefit you well into the future!
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Acne and problematic skin can have an impact on your self-confidence and image, so it’s important for us at Carisma to help you tackle these problems so you can move forward on your journey to physical and mental wellness. From trying one of our facials in Malta to simple changes in lifestyle, one or more of these tips may be perfect for your needs.
Solving problematic skin begins with some simple lifestyle changes you can try. For instance, always keep your hair pulled away from your skin and make sure any hair products you use don’t get onto your face. Secondly, it’s very important to get a healthy amount of restful sleep. If you struggle with getting to bed, we recommend taking a look at our guide here.
There are some causes, especially hormonal changes in women, that can’t be prevented since they are a normal part of our body’s functioning. Still, you should be careful of creating sudden hormone changes like forgetting to take birth control pills as prescribed. Even starting or stopping a type of birth control can cause unexpected skin changes, but they may also be a solution to acne.
Stress can also be a part of your life you cannot avoid, but for the sake of your skin and your mental wellness, it’s worth trying to reduce the stress in your life since it can make your acne worse. For a full guide on reducing stress in your life, you can read our article about it here.
Finally, while washing your face is a basic and often-cited way to tackle skin impurities and acne, washing your face too often can actually have the opposite effect since it irritates and strips your skin of important oils. Cleansing your face twice a day is usually the recommended amount, but if you’re very concerned with thorough cleansing you may consider trying a facial in Malta with us.
Carisma’s facial treatments in Malta all offer a deep cleansing experience, but some facials are specifically designed to target problem skin. You can try facials that reduce acne scarring, if that is your current concern, or if you prefer you can go to the source of the problem and try an acnipur facial to target every aspect of acne problems, including sebum production and clogged pores.
Since pollution often contributes to problematic skin, you may wish to try a city life facial that addresses pollution exposure, especially if you live or work near busy urban areas.
Changing your diet is another often-quoted remedy for acne, but everyone’s skin is different so don’t necessarily cut out every food that is listed on acne guides. Instead, get to know your skin better by seeing how it reacts when you eat more or less of a particular food. You will slowly realize your unique skin needs and be able to adapt your diet in an effective way. This may not be a quick fix, but it will be important knowledge that will be useful throughout your life.
While many products are available on the market to treat acne, not all will necessarily be right for you. There are some general guidelines you can follow to make sure your skincare product isn’t making your skin problems worse. Firstly, lighter cream or ‘gel’ products are less likely to clog pores and cause blemishes than heavy, thick creams. If you do frequently have clogged pores, remember to exfoliate your skin on a weekly basis, but make sure you use gentle products as recommended on the instructions, so that you don’t exfoliate too often and cause irritation. Face masks for acne are also your friends since they cleanse existing clogged pores and reduce sebum production to reduce future blockages.
While natural ingredients in products are often preferable, be careful of ‘home remedy’ skincare recipes that recommend using raw, undiluted ingredients like essential oils or food items, as these can actually make skin problems much worse or have unintended side effects.
In conclusion, your greatest tool against acne is knowing your skin better and reacting to what causes it problems. This may take some time, but once you understand your skin you can improve its appearance and feel much better, both inside and out. We hope this knowledge is helpful, and provides a boost to your wellness journey and your confidence.
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Many people seem to think that getting a facial is a treat for high-class women who want to pamper themselves or think that getting a facial is a luxury experience done only when on a weekend break or a holiday. In actuality, facials can be very beneficial as part of your regular skincare routine.
In addition, getting a facial for men considers the unique skin needs that men have when performed by a professional. Facial treatments for men can address any number of health needs and skin problems, so you are sure to find one that’s right for you. But first, we at Carisma would like to share some useful information on why one of these facials can change your health and lifestyle for the better.
Relief from Skin Problems
Facial treatments are packed with products and massage movements that address a wide variety of skin problems. If you frequently struggle with clogged pores or acne, for instance, an acne facial treatment for men will address your unique needs. Pores are unclogged and excess sebum is regulated, which means that your skin will not only look cleansed and bright right away, but will be less prone to clogging all over again.
Brighten Up Dull Skin
Skin can start to look dull for many reasons; whether it’s extreme weather or naturally dry skin, having skin that looks and feels dull can be frustrating to deal with. A professional spa therapist can recommend a variety of facials to you if you feel that your skin is looking less than radiant, from hydrating facials for men to a treatment for men with dull or pigmented skin.
Understand your skin better
You may find that many of your skin problems come from not being aware of your skin’s unique needs. Even worse, you may be using the wrong products or have a skincare routine that makes these problems worse. From helping you get to know your skin type, to recommending what men’s facial products you should be using, a spa therapist can help you elevate your daily routine with their expertise. While the facial may help your skin on a short term basis, these tips can help you forever.
Reduce Excess Sweating
If you’re constantly annoyed by excess sweating, a facial treatment can be a great help. Facial massages for men can reduce excess moisture and tighten pores to reduce sweating, as well as cleanse your skin of bacteria. Facials also contribute to improved circulation, which helps reduce high temperatures and reduces your skin’s cooling sweating response.
Soothe Your Tension
Facials are great at relaxing you and releasing your tension. Any luxury facial for men can relax tight muscles and release your stress. Spa treatments are an excellent way to switch off for a while and forget the outside world, and can be valuable breaks from constantly checking screens.
Relieve Razor Burn
Facials for male skin are soothing experiences, calming any irritation that builds up from regular shaving. They can also address ingrown hairs that arise from improper shaving methods, and the therapist can advise you on how to avoid them in the future. The professional spa therapist can even recommend an exfoliator for men that will reduce the likelihood of bumps, beard acne, and ingrown hair.
In conclusion, facials can have a surprising amount of health benefits for men’s skin, whether you try them as a one-off experience or enjoy them so much you include them into your routine. They can be an easy way to include an hour of stress relief on a regular basis, and keep your skin looking and feeling fresh and comfortable.
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It’s never too early to start nourishing your skin to slow down the aging process. But no matter at what stage of your life you begin seeking anti aging remedies, there are various approaches to take. Whether you prefer more natural lifestyle and diet changes, facial treatments and anti aging products, or a combination of everything available to you, you are sure to find useful information in this article.
There are a few lifestyle choices that can actually slow down skin ageing. Avoiding hot sunny days is key, as hot weather increases the production of sebum which clogs your skin. Wearing protective clothing and sunscreen is also essential.
Meanwhile being out in cooler weather promotes better circulation. Winter weather even helps you sleep better, reducing the appearance of dark circles, since it simulates the natural drop in temperature that happens when we fall into a deep sleep.
In a similar vein, washing your face with cold water has many benefits. It reduces stress, inflammation and tiredness, leaving you with tightened skin and pores, without stripping away too many of your skin’s natural oils like hot water does.
In fact, tiredness in general is something to avoid. Staying up late and having an inconsistent sleep cycle means less time for your body to recover and repair. Good rest will improve your circulation, rescue puffiness around your eyes and face, and decrease dryness.
Quitting smoking is also an often-recommended tip to keep your skin youthful. The smoke and nicotine deprive your skin cells of oxygen and nutrition which prematurely ages your appearance.
Exercise and taking time out of the day to de-stress is also incredibly important. Remember to shower right after to help your body recover its energy and wash away skin cells and bacteria.
Food & diet changes
There are some foods that are particularly useful at slowing skin ageing and improving its appearance. Vitamin C is a great place to start. Vitamin C from oranges and lemons will help your skin’s elasticity and collagen production.
Eating foods rich in antioxidants is also helpful to protect your skin from damage. Bell peppers are a good start, as they also help reduce eye wrinkles, but many fresh fruits and vegetables will do.
Omega 3 from fatty fish and fish oil helps your cells renew themselves, avoiding inflamed flaky skin. Surprisingly, avoiding fats isn’t a necessary part of improving your diet to appear younger. On the contrary, fats can help your skin look radiant and bright.
You may also want to consume more foods that contain soy, like tofu or edamame beans, as they help preserve collagen.
Finally, a very popular recommendation is always drinking more water. It’s important to keep your skin hydrated both from the inside (by drinking water) and from the outside by preserving or replenishing your skin’s hydration.
Another way to help your skin stay youthful is having youth boosting facials or treatments that address your skin concerns. For example, a Freshup facial helps firms skin and freshens up skin that appears dull. A Hydra Blue facial rejuvenates dry skin and restores hydration that may be lacking in aging skin.
White lumination facials brighten skin and reduce the appearance of age spots and pigmentation, while Extended youth facials fill in wrinkles and boost collagen production. Even facials that do not necessarily target aging skin stimulate circulation and collagen production through the movements of the therapist’s hands, so a facial treatment may be a great way to treat yourself.
Products can be an important part of your skincare routine. It’s usually recommended to use products like moisturisers both in the morning and before bed, and it’s best to use them right after you’ve washed your skin so that they lock in moisture and are more effective.
Anti Aging moisturisers are specifically formulated to fill in wrinkles, firm and lift the skin, protect you from sun damage, or reduce skin texture problems.
Exfoliation is also very important. As you age your skin replenishes itself more slowly, leading to a build up of dead skin cells which makes skin look dull and dry. An exfoliator helps clear all the skin cells away, revealing the more youthful skin beneath. Make sure to only use gentle exfoliators though, as more intense or harsh exfoliators can make your skin sag.
Gentle, natural exfoliators can have immediate results, improving the appearance and texture of your skin.
It’s never too early or too late to give your skin some love and attention. Whether you decide to simply change up your skincare routine, try a new moisturiser or completely change up your diet, I hope this blog gave you some useful tips that change your life for the better.
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