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Do teens need to take care of their facial skin?

Adolescence is a time of active physiological and emotional change. In the midst of this life change, it is important for teens to take care of their skin to ensure that it is healthy and maintains its proper appearance. In this article, we will look at a few key issues related to skin care during adolescence.

The question of at what age to start taking care of your skin can be an individualized question. However, in general, it is recommended to start regular skin care during the teenage years when the first signs of teenage acne or other skin problems begin. This usually occurs around the ages of 12-14. It is important to remember that starting skin care early can help prevent problems from developing and maintain healthy skin in the future.

During adolescence, skin can be particularly sensitive and prone to problems such as acne, oiliness or dryness. Therefore, using specialty skin care products during adolescence can be beneficial. It is recommended to choose products specifically formulated for teens that gently cleanse the skin and help combat problems that occur at this age.

Visiting a cosmetologist can be beneficial for teens, especially if they are facing serious skin problems or require specialized treatments. A cosmetologist can perform a professional skin assessment and suggest the most effective treatments and practices to improve the skin. It is recommended that you discuss this with your parents or family physician to make an informed decision.

Teens can have certain procedures performed by a cosmetologist to improve the health and appearance of their skin. This may include mechanical facial cleansing, deep pore cleansing, peels, or laser treatments. Specific treatments will depend on individual needs and the cosmetologist’s recommendations.

Don’t underestimate the importance of a healthy lifestyle and daily regimen for healthy skin. Proper nutrition, regular physical activity, adequate sleep and stress management all have an impact on skin health. Try to maintain a balanced lifestyle by avoiding poor diet, bad habits and overexposure to stress to maintain healthy skin.

Adolescence is a time when taking care of your skin is especially important. By starting at a young age and using special products, consulting with a cosmetologist and living a healthy lifestyle, you can help your teen achieve and maintain healthy and well-maintained skin.


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This article was prepared by skin care specialist

Diana Terletska

Business owner, aesthetician, registered nurse