Calamine is used to remove the spots on the skin and to make it even. It is available in various shades according to the requirement of one’s complexion. Lakme’s Lacto-Calamine and Vicco Turmeric Cream are popular products in this field.
Astringent lotion is used to check the oily skin’s tendency to ooze stickiness, because oiliness clogs the pores. In order to open them, it is advisable to use a good astringent lotion on the exposed part of the skin. The main ingredients in an astringent lotion are : alum
It is used to clean the face of make-up and the dust before going to bed. The layers of make-up, dust and sweat remain as a coat on the face and do not let the skin breath which may result in wrinkles and dullness. Cleansing cream is made with a mixture of stearic acid, mineral oil,
Nourishing cream is used to give nourishment to the skin. In softness the skin and keeps it glowing. The bottle of nourishing cream should be kept away from the reach of the children because the lanolin, wax and oil contents in it are injurious to health. Lakme and Max-Factor are
Moisture is necessary to preserve the skin from the ups and downs of the weather. Vanishing cream keeps the skin moist. It is beneficial for oily and normal skin. Vanishing cream contains stearic acid, potassium hydro-oxide, glycerine, di-glycol stearate and water. If used before
Cold cream is used to minimise the effect of the vagaries of the climate. It can also be used as cleansing cream to clean the skin of dust and dirt. Cleansing creams are made with honey, wax, almond oil, borax powder, rose water and essence. Cold cream can be used all through the