Factors To Consider Before Buying Skin Care Products

Factors To Consider Before Buying Skin Care Products

The skin is a very sensitive part of our bodies, and it is what covers our bodies. Therefore, we need to take proper care of it. Our lifestyles contribute significantly to the appearance of our skin. We should watch we eat, drink and apply to it. In that case, before purchasing any cosmetic product that will be applied to the skin, some factors should be considered;

Your Skin Type

Skin care involves developing a regimen that will cater to your skin. If you have dry skin, it makes no sense to used heavily creamed oils that suit people with oily faces. The vice versa is also true. You should know your skin type before purchasing any product. That will help you narrow down your choices from the available varieties hence picking the products that suit you best. You will notice your skin improving over time.

The Ingredients In The Product

Checking the list of ingredients in a skin care product is essential. If you have allergies, that is a must. You do not want allergies and breakouts because of using products that were harsh to your skin. It is advisable to invest in products that use high quality yet mild and efficient products. Beware of the products that use sulfates and parabens. They are irritants and can cause adverse skin reactions. To be safe, you can have a quick search online to see which products are safe and which ones are not.

Personal Preference

Different people have different preferences, and that includes beauty products as well. Some products are made with synthetic ingredients while there are organic products that are made with natural ingredients. Most people prefer organic products. Others choose the products based on the fragrances. You might feel like citrus scents are stronger as compared to floral ones. Whatever your pick is, be sure to feel comfortable with the products.

Brand Values

When you are making a switch to a different product, taking a peek at the brand’s website is recommended. You should look out for how the brand sources their ingredients and their philosophies behind how every product is treated and the reason behind it. That will give you a clear idea of the product and what you should expect from it. Some brands get the cheapest ingredients that are harsh on the skin just to get money, and if you look into such matters, you will save your skin from breakouts and harsh reactions.…

Benefits Of Using Organic Makeup

Benefits Of Using Organic Makeup

Makeup has become a necessity for most women all over the world. It is used by women of all races and ages to enhance their beauty. However, as much as wearing makeup can boost your self-esteem, it exposes you to various health risks. Research has revealed that some ingredients used in the makeup products can cause cancer. The good news is that there are effective alternatives to the chemically filled products and these are organic makeup products.

Reasons Why Organic Cosmetics Are Recommended

They Have No Harsh Chemicals

The conventional makeup may be effective in improving the appearance of the users, but the chemicals in them are very harsh on the skin. They promote allergic reactions as well as irritation, especially to sensitive individuals. In addition to that, the chemicals used in the conventional makeup are poisonous to the endocrine system. Parabens, for example, is a compound that is commonly used in the cosmetics but it has been linked to cancer and type 2 diabetes.

They Are Rich In Nutrients

The skin can absorb certain compounds in the body, but it can keep off dangerous ones to some extent. Even then, studies continue to show that continuous usage of skin care products can lead to the damage of some body systems. Moreover, they can cause severe health complications. That is why it is advisable to use natural products because they have essential nutrients. For example, cocoa butter has fatty acids that make the skin healthy. You can never go wrong with organic makeup because the herbal extracts are also good for the skin.

They Provide Protection From Premature Aging

Makeup that is made with natural minerals protects the skin against the sun. Because the skin on the face is thin, it is susceptible to UV rays which facilitate quick aging. Therefore, choosing a product that is rich in minerals will enhance a healthy and youthful looking skin. Herbal extracts are also imperative because they provide antioxidant protection. For instance, vitamin C has been found to provide sun shielding properties.

Natural Fragrance

When it comes to personal care products, most people consider the scents of the products. Scents are made of a mixture of chemicals that will be inhaled by people around throughout the day. Harsh chemicals have toxic effects on the body, and they are linked to cancers and allergies. Organic products, on the other hand, are made of essentials that are probably the best scents in the world.…

Al Andaluz PhotoFest | Granada 2012

BIENVENIDO AL AL ANDALUZ PHOTOFEST

Al Andaluz Photofest 2012 cumple su segundo año.

Siguiendo la misma filosofía que en la edición anterior, queremos reunir en un mismo marco el análisis de las experiencias de los grandes de la fotografía de nuestro siglo.

Ofrecemos un foro abierto de participación y discusión e invitamos al festival a profesionales, aficionados y/o estudiantes a que compartan su visión de la fotografía, ya sea una fotografía explorada como medio técnico o sea una fotografía que analiza su papel en la sociedad, su capacidad de influencia y su responsabilidad.

Con este afán, del 12 al 30 de abril tendrá lugar Al Andaluz Photofest en distintos espacios de la ciudad de Granada: Facultad de BBAA, Sala Gran Capitán, Salas de exposiciones de Huetor Vega… Las conferencias, talleres, selección de becado/as y, en definitiva, el principal encuentro de las personas que se inscriban en el festival se desarrollará en el Palacio Condes de Gabia desde el 20 al 22 de abril.

Durante estos tres días se desplegará un calendario de actividades que incluirá exposiciones de los trabajos de grandes profesionales y aficionados a este arte, debates, encuentros con visionado de portfolios, y talleres sobre la edición de la fotografía.Para ello conteremos con la presencia de reconocidos fotógrafos como Cristóbal Manuel Sánchez, Paco Junquera, Sandra Balsells, Sergio Caro, y se celebrará una mesa redonda que debatirá sobre “Crowdfunding”. En ella participarán fotógrafos/as que han realizado proyectos con esta financiación colectiva; Carlos Cazurro, Francisco Porcel, Yass Amrani, Rafa Manzano y David Simón Martret.

Todos/as los/as participantes que lo deseen, podrán optar a dos becas: la primera dotada con 500,00€ subvencionada por ESCO (Escuela de Comunicación) y la segunda dotada con 300,00€ en material fotográfico subvencionada por MEGAEXIT; una ayuda para poder seguir trabajando sobre tu proyecto personal.

Al Andaluz Photofest 2012 , en esta segunda edición, propone cuatro exposiciones en distintas salas de Granada: Palacio de los Condes de Gabia, Facultad de BBAA y Centro Cultural Gran Capitán.

La primera de ellas, mostrará el trabajo finalizado por los premiados en la edición 2011 con las becas del festival: Rafael Ruiz Ruiz, “GREYHOUNDS INSIDE”, y Alberto Martínez Bracero, “CASTIZO”, para dar a conocer los trabajos de estos fotógrafos noveles. Así mismo, contaremos con la exposición “Deseo“ del reconocido fotógrafo Juan Manuel Díaz Burgos en el Centro Cultural Gran Capitán, que ya nos acompañó el año pasado y nos mostró su maestría a la hora de fotografiar y su generosidad al compartir sus emociones con todos nosotros.

La tercera exposición será la Colección de la Foto-Galería Railowsky de Valencia: una selección de obras de fotógrafos/as de gran prestigio en la historia de la fotografía española. Sala de exposiciones de la Facultad de Bellas Artes Alonso Cano.

Durante la noche del viernes se visualizarán distintas proyecciones audiovisuales abiertas a toda la ciudad, con los trabajos de fotógrafos y fotógrafas emergentes o de reconocido prestigio.

El sábado noche rendiremos un merecido homenaje, en memoria al prestigioso fotógrafo granadino Manuel Bello al cual se suma el fotógrafo francés Bernard Plossu, producido por la Concejalía de Cultura, (Ayuntamiento de Huétor Vega), proyecto “Paso del Zute”.Las calles de la ciudad serán, este fin de semana, el escenario perfecto para el intercambio cultural entre los profesionales …