To keep your skin healthier, soft and energized, essential skin care products are a must have on your shelf. We cannot feel perfectly fresh with a dead and non hydrated skin. It can be very hard to decide which products you actually want to buy according to the type of your skin. So, we have shortlisted some tested products available in the market that actually deliver results.
To self assess the type of your skin, check out THIS GUIDE. Let’s put some light on your ultimate skin care routine and the products your skin really wants.
Cleanse your Skin
The basic mistake that every girl do is to remove makeup with Wet Tissues or Water. That is not at all recommended as it damages the skin. So, the first step to healthy skin is removing your makeup using Cleansing Oil. It gently removes all the makeup and dirt without creating friction from makeup particles keeping your skin delicate. After removing makeup and dirt, use a water based cleanser that suits your skin type. This will allow next skincare steps to absorb more easily and penetrate further into the skin.
To get better results from cleansing, make sure to use a Cleansing Brush instead of your hands. It is a cheap but very effective product to have in your daily skin care routine. Cleansing Brush can give you 5x better results than you would get with your fingers alone. It also improve the skin’s appearance by smoothing and softening the surface.
Toning helps to remove makeup residue, chlorine or minerals in the water. As our skin is naturally slight acidic, many toners come with alkaline base to re-balance the skin’s pH level. Toners also tone and tighten your pores reducing the penetration of impurities and dirt.
Our skin builds up some dead cells over the time. This needs to be removed or cleaned using a product specially made for it i.e. Exfoliator. It is recommended to exfoliate 1 – 2 times a week or gently every alternate day if you have congested skin. This will clean the dead skin and ensure your skin free from dry patchy flakes or breakouts.
A lot of people particularly with oily skin not moisturize because of blemish results, but this is actually counterproductive as a dehydrated skin will produce more oil as compared to hydrated one. Hence, moisturizer is one of the most important products on your shelf. Always remember to moisturize your skin in the morning and at night.
Serums are essential skin care products that provide an added boost to your moisturizer. It should be applied after cleansing before you moisturize or apply a face cream. You can apply them at night before going to sleep to yield effective results.
If you want to take your skin to the next level, start doing a mask weekly. Masks deliver extra dosage of nutrients and your skin will feel soft, hydrated and revitalized. First assess your skin type and then buy a mask accordingly.
Daily Face Wash
Other than cleansing routine, face wash is a must have for everyone. Most of the people do a very common mistake i.e. using beauty soap instead of face wash. I recommend you to stop using soap with ingredients of fragrance and beauty. However, you can use a soap that is available in the market as a supplement to face wash. Always select this product keeping in mind your Skin Type.
I hope by using these essential skin care products regularly, you will feel more soft, healthy and re-energized skin than ever. Give us your feedback in the comment section below.
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