Choosing the best body wash for your skin type

Everyone likes to feel beautiful, and what’s the best way to do that than with a nice shower! Now there are different types of body washes available for all skin types different in fragrance, texture and formulation for various skin types. Now you might be bombarded by free body wash samples and be coaxed by the mall attended to take home one or two of the fresh body wash samples. While there’s nothing wrong in taking home a few free samples, be sure to ask for the ingredients as the wrong ones can irritate your skin.

Here’s how to choose the right one for your skin type:
Sensitive Skin
For sensitive skin type it is good to reach out for the one free from dyes and fragrance as it will tend to worsen the skin irritation. Body washes containing moisturizers are advisable to use to soothe the skin. Ingredients like lauryl glycoside, a gentle detergent, glycerin, helps hold moisture in your skin and sunflower seed oil has skin softening vitamin E. Body wash with oatmeal is highly recommended for particularly irritated skin. Nourish organic body wash, Method pure naked and Acure coconut-pumpkin moisturizing body wash are few suggested products for sensitive skin.

Dry Skin
Dry skin tends to be less hydrated. They show extreme reactions during summer and the skin gets peeled off and during winner the skin gets inclined to roughness and cracks. When you have dry skin, you have to avoid harsh detergents and go for something moisturizing. The ingredients to look for are lauryl isethionate, hydrolyzed milk protein or petrolatum, an emollient that helps soften and smooth skin. Shea butter is one important ingredient one should look for in a moisturizer. These body washes have creamy formulas that are the most moisturizing and won’t leave skin feeling stripped or tight. One can use Champneys Spa Indulgence Skin Comforting Bath Milk, Peter Thomas Roth Mega-Rich Body Wash, Origins Ginger Burst Savory Body Wash for treating dry skin.

Acne Prone Skin
Acne commonly occurs during puberty. It is a skin disease that involves the oil gland at the base of the hair follicles. Acne skin has to be treated with care, using products that are not recommended will leave scares on the skin. You can help exfoliate your skin by using a loofah combined with body wash that includes ingredients like salicylic or glycolic acid to gently slough off dead skin cells and keeps pores clear. Neutrogena body clear body wash, Murad acne complex acne body wash, Tea tree skin clearing body wash etc. cleanses and prevents blemishes with regular use.

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