Body careTanning has grown popular in the last couple of years and it did not take long before countless fake tanning products started being manufactured in the market to cater to people who take pride in having that bronzed appearance. However it is also equally important to take the necessary steps in keeping your skin healthy especially if you enjoy tanning yourself every now and then. And moisturizing tanned skin is one of the things that you should prioritize. Moisture is vital in keeping the skin healthy and young and since tanning solutions tend to suck out that moisture, it is necessary for you to take advantage of methods that helps keep your skin moisturized.

Oil: The good thing about the human skin is that it has a built in way of moisturizing itself through the retention of water within it natural oil which helps keep the ordered structure of cells. However, the skin’s ability to make natural oils decreases during colder month hence it is advisable to use moisturizing products. Take note that if you have a greasy skin then a moisturizer with a greasy feeling is highly recommended.

Vitamins: Environmental pollutants are likely to enter the skin during cold months because of the skin’s lacking of a natural barrier function. These pollutants can potentially deplete the antioxidant system of the body which helps in keeping the skin youthful and healthy. That is why taking vitamins can greatly help in keeping your sin moisturized. A good moisturizer will help replace the vitamins the skin needs. Vitamin E, or tocopheryl acetate, is a potent antioxidant should be present in a moisturizer for it to be considered of good quality.

AHAs: Another way for you to keep your skin moisturized and healthy is through AHAs which has been utilized for 3000 years. Modern day scientists are still uncertain as to how AHAs affect the structure of natural oils or proteins. However, based on research and studies, AHAs have increased the skin’s flexibility like how water helps it. Skin that is treated with AHAs has become softer, suppler, and the color improves with continuous treatment. A good moisturizer should at least have less than one percent of AHAs to better moisturize the skin.

Self tanning products are unlikely to become obsolete anytime soon. They will continue to serve as people’s go-to self tanning procedure and if you are one of those who often utilize fake tanners then regularly using moisturizers will ensure that you have a healthy skin that you can tan in the following days or weeks to come without worrying about it becoming damaged.