Beauty may be only skin deep, but when your skin is letting your looks down, you know you need to take action. We are all familiar with blemishes, spots and acne. Billions of dollars are spent every year on skin care. It’s important to us to maintain our skin care regime so that we can keep blemishes to a minimum. So what happens when you have something on your face that is a permanent mark?

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Over the years, things like moles become more noticeable and bothersome. Aesthetically, they are rarely attractive. You may have spent a fortune in foundation and cover-up tints to reduce how noticeable it is. In an ideal world, you would like to be rid of it permanently. Perhaps you have even considered drastic measures like surgery? You may be able to find a mole removal cream online to help instead. If living with it is no longer an option it could certainly be worth considering a removal treatment.

Scars are also upsetting. They often appear after an injury that has cut into the skin. Scars can improve in appearance over time. Some people living with scars prefer to leave them rather than hide them or have surgery to improve them. There are plenty of reasons for this, but for some, there is an emotional impact to the scar. The cause of the scar may have been quite painful and re-living any pain to alter the scar is best avoided. There are several vitamin E based creams that are said to improve the appearance of newer scars and stretchmarks. If you want to try these, you can usually find them online.

Dark circles around the eyes often don’t improve even with plenty of sleep. Fortunately, makeup techniques can hide these completely. Some dark circles are caused by diet, but most come with age. If you eat healthily, drink plenty of water, and exercise regularly there may be little else you can do to get rid of them naturally. Alcohol consumption and smoking are known to cause some discoloration of the skin around the eyes. Cutting these out may help improve your appearance.

Redness in the skin can be caused by many reasons. A green-tinted foundation can help reduce the appearance of redness. Those with rosacea or redness of the skin don’t often have red patches all day. It can be caused by too much caffeine, drinking wine or processed sugar. Other causes include sun exposure and hormone imbalances. Cut down on caffeine or whatever it is that causes your redness. The extra blood supply to your skin could contribute to clogged pores. Keep the skin clean and toned with a sensitive skin care product.


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Sometimes it is not possible or practical to rid ourselves of those marks on the skin we hate. It’s possible you fee the whole world is staring at it, but often these flaws in your skin are only noticeable to you. Remember, your face is more than just the skin. The shape of your face, the style of your hair, your eyes and your smile all contribute just as much to your looks. Feel beautiful today.

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