As we get older, it is important for us to take good care of our skin. . Exposure to the sun and different elements can wreak havoc to our skin. Premature aging and other skin conditions can and often do occur. A basic skin care routine will help keep our skin looking younger and more hydrated. So, as a skin care consultant, I am revealing the five important steps in a great skin care regimen that you should do regularl. And as we all know, great skin care will keep your skin healthy and give you a healthy glow
The 5 Basic Steps to a Great Skin Care Regimen
Cleasnsing your skin is the first step in your skin care regimen. Use a cleanser to wash your face at least twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening. Your skin needs to be cleaned of all the dirt and other impurities that may have accumulated during the day. It is also important to cleanse your face at night, especially when you use make up daily. When you use the cleanser, apply it by using an upward and outwatrd motion. When you do this, you mimic the grain of your skin. Also, using an upward motion will help lift your face as well as smoothing out the wrinkles from your face. Do this process for one minute and then rinse using warm water afterwards. Occasionally, you may want to place a warm cloth on your face to help open up your pores for further cleansing and as a relaxation technique. When you dry your face, use a softa face towel and gently pat your face dry. You should never rub your face downward because you will be dragging your face down.
Exfolliation is the second step to a great skin care routine. Exfoliating the skin is important because it helps get rid of dry, dead skin cells. This will also make your skin more absorbent to whatever nutrients you put on it by way of your moisturizing products. For people who have normal to dry skin, exfoliate at least once a week. For combination to oily skin, exfoliate twice a week. Use a good product that goes well with your skin type. If you have extremely sensitive skin, you may want to ask your doctor to recommend products for your skin type. Some exfoliators like Mary Kay® Cosmetics TimeWise™ Microdermabrasion Set come with a replenishing solution. This solution will be easily absorbed if you have freshly exfoliated skin and gives you a healthy glow.
The thirs step to great skin care is to tone or freshen your skin . A toner will remove excess residue from your skin and improves skin texture, leaving it with a soft matte finish. Skin looks healthier and feels refreshed. Your toner can help close your pores and it will help in putting back the moisture that was lost during cleansing and exfoliating. The Mary Kay® Botanical Effects™ Skin Care, Freshen Formula 2 contains a special antioxidant-rich botanical complex, is hypoallergenic, and formulated without synthetic dyes or added fragrance. It is also suitable for sensitive skin.
The fourth step to a great skin care regimen is to moisturize your skin. A moisturizer will help in keeping your skin looking plump and hydrated. Remember that dry skin leads to premature aging, so putting some moisturizer on your face will help combat the aging process. If you have oily skin, use a moisturizer that goes well with your skin type. Even if you have oily skin, it is still essential to use a moisturizer to help hydrate your skin
The fith and final step to a great skin care regimen is to Protect your skin. You need to protect your skin from both environmental impurities of the day to day but also from the sun. The sun’s rays can be really. Not only will it cause premature signs of aging, it will also increase your risk of getting skin cancer. If you are living a lifestyle where it is required for you to go outside during the day, protecting your skin with as SPF product is essential. Choose one that has a good broad spectrum SPF like Mary Kay® Cosmetics Day Solution with SPF 25, an intergral part of the Mary Kay® TimeWise™ Miracle Set. Once you have used your SPF product, your next step is your foundation. Foundation helps seal the skin against envioronmental impurtitis, as well as giving you an even complexion.
Taking good care of your skin will help you maintain a clear complexion. These basic skin care steps are very essential and if you do these steps regularly, you will soon see great results. So… now that you have read my post, it’s time to dish. Do you have a skin care regimen that incompasses the 5 basic steps to great skin care? And if not, what are you doing about it? And if you want on, contact me!