The difference in the skin between the face and the body

There are two major differences between the skin on the face and that which covers the rest of the body. The first one is that the skin on the face heals very quickly, whereas the skin on the rest of the body heals a lot slower in comparison, and facial skin also heals at a faster rate among older people. This is one of the many reasons why so many go under the knife and have cosmetic surgery on their face as the recovery stage is reasonably short.

The second difference is that the facial skin has got a lot more holes, or pores, than the skin on the rest of the body. These Pores are the reason why some people got oily faces thanks to sebum, the oily substance that comes from the sebaceous glands.

Vaseline is 100 percent petroleum jelly and is an active ingredient amongst most skin moisturisers. Petroleum jelly retains and blocks water in the skin, leaving the skin moist and supple for hours. However, it is not recommended to be used as face cream because it might clog up the pores, leaving the oil trap inside and makes the skin appear shiny.

There are many face cream available in the market today. The price varies based on the amount of ingredients, name of the company and how it is marketed. All of these contribute to how much is retail selling price is put on the product. Some face creams have other functions such as a sunscreen which also protects the skin from ultraviolet rays that damages the skin.

Face creams don’t include magic ingredients and if you want to know what ingredients are in the products you are using then check out the packaging or look them up online. The general use of a face cream is to moisturise the skin while protecting it from too much sebum secretion that is responsible for the oily skin. Most people will happily buy something that would make them feel fresh and clean whilst also see their oiliness reduced.