From the moment we are born, we start to learn routines that make up our days, like when to eat, shower, or sleep. In fact, these routines are so embedded in our daily lives that we would be lost without that regular trip to the gym or that coffee time in the morning.
Introducing a new routine to life might be tricky, which is why many struggles while adding a beauty skincare routine into their daily habits. Anyhow, our skin is the largest organ of our body, and it is imperative to take care of it, which is why we need to start looking after it today.
Products To Use In Skincare Routine
In the morning and before going to bed, make sure to wash your face with a cleanser. A cleanser is an excellent source to remove pollutants, oil, bacteria, and dirt which clog up the pores and cause irritation. You must be familiar with your skin tone before you choose a cleanser. If you have oily skin, choose an oil-free cleanser to prevent adding more oil to the skin. And for dry skin, choose an alcohol-free cleanser.
After cleansing and then rinsing the face with slightly warm water, the next step is to use a toner. It helps to shrink the pores, replace any vitamins that your skin might need, and soothe any irritations.
Cleanser and toner can be used twice a day, but exfoliators should only be used once or twice a week as they may be harsh to your skin. It is ideal skincare to remove dead skin cells and leave your skin look younger and healthier.
After cleansing and toning your face, you should use a moisturizer to prevent your skin from getting dry. It is a misconception that moisturizers are not to be used on oily skin. However, if you do not use a moisturizer, you are making your skin greasier actually. So, look for those moisturizers which are gel-based or are oil-free.
A facial serum is just like a moisturizer, except it has more concentrated ingredients such as glycolic acid or vitamin C. Serums mainly target redness and wrinkles. So, if you have a skin problem, a specific serum will help you fix that problem.
We usually apply sunscreen on our faces when we are on holiday. It is essential to use sunscreen whenever we go outside, even when the sun is not shining brightly or even if it’s cloudy out, as it prevents skin from UV rays which cause premature aging.
Benefits of Facials and Skincare
Besides keeping your skin glowing and healthy, some other perks of using facial and skincare are:
Make You Look Younger
No matter what age we are, we all want to have skin that makes us look younger than we are. So, the skincare routine is a key here, as exfoliating and moisturizing your skin regularly will help you get rid of old and dead cells by replacing them with new cells, making you look younger.
Prevent Problems Before They Happen
Many of us do not start a beauty therapy treatment until a skin problem happens. However, once you have any skin problem such as dry skin, acne, or wrinkles, overcoming those problems becomes difficult and expensive. So, if you invest in a good skincare routine, you can prevent your issues before they happen, and you can also save your money.
Help Your Skin Look Flawless
Whether you are worried about wrinkles, spots, or even both, following a skincare routine will help you in your journey to flawless skin. All you have to do is find a beauty routine that fits your skin type.
Good Skin Boost Up Your Confidence Level
The first thing that comes to our mind when we think of confidence isn’t our skin but rather that lovely new lipstick we bought or that blush we added to our face. With good skin, we instantly feel better about ourselves.
When we have an acne breakout, we do whatever we can to cover the spots up and make ourselves feel better. By establishing a skincare routine, such breakouts are less likely to happen. Moreover, taking the time to take good care of your skin will make the makeup you buy even more appealing to feel more confident in photos.
When To Avoid Facials And Skincare?
Facials and skincare should be avoided if they cause:
- Allergic reactions like rashes
- Worsening problems through clogging the pores, causing breakouts, etc.
Are you too concerned about your skin and do not know about the products that suit you? Or, if you are confused about how to establish a good skincare routine, schedule an appointment for a consultation with Dr Naseema Kapadia via Marham.pk. or get a Dermatologist email list and get a customized skincare plan.