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Skin Care Tip: Achieving better absorption into skin

submitted by Keith Pearson , Manchester, UK

Tip description / details:
When applying topical creams dampen skin with moist cloth apply cream and then cover with silicone plaster. This will guarantee that the cream penetrates the deep into your skin. One the most quoted reasons why a specific cream will not do what it says is insufficient penetration. The results will depend on what topical cream you apply (e.g. retinol, vitamin C, DMAE, etc.). Leave silicone plaster on for no more than 45 minutes -- more than that may slow down collagen production, that's why they are used to fade scar tissue.

Silicone plasters / sheets; skin cream of choice

How to prepare:

How to use:
Leave the silicone plasters on for about 45 minutes

Results (observed by submitter):
Smoother and tighter skin; wrinkles will diminish.

Costs involved:
silicone plasters for about $30


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