Skin toning should be done after cleansing, as part of the daily routine
The Sunday Guardian|January 23, 2022
BEAUTY AND PANACEA
SHAHNAZ HUSAIN

Shahnaz Husain, renowned pioneer of the beauty movement, answers some of the common questions concerning beauty and care, Excerpts

Q. I have oily skin and wash my face 3or 4 times a day. I have a lot of blackheads. What should I do?

A. You should not wash the face with soap and water more than twice a day. This disrupts the normal acidalkaline balance. However, you can rinse with plain water several times a day. Blackheads are caused by oil getting clogged in the pores. Therefore, deep pore cleansing is essential, two or three times a week. First use a medicated soap or cleanser, rinsing well with water. Then use a facial scrub. You can mix rice flour with curd and apply it on the area with blackheads. Rub gently on the skin and rinse off with water. For stubborn blackheads, you can get them removed at a beauty salon.

Q. I have dry and sensitive skin. Some areas are rough and red, with white flakes. What is the remedy?

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