The Most Effective Ways To Boost Your Daily Skincare Regime

The Most Effective Ways To Boost Your Daily Skincare Regime

Life is busy and few of us have hours to dedicate to our skincare regime every day. That means that we have to make the time we do spend taking care of our skin count! Fortunately, you can read all about how to make your skincare regime as effective as possible in the post below. 

Personalise the products you use to your skins specific needs  

There is no one size fits all solution when it comes to choosing skincare products. After all, we all have very individual needs, and combinations of skin issues to deal with. 

To that end, educating yourself on the nature of your skin, and in turn, the products that will work best for it is an investment of time well worth making. For example, those with dry skin will require products that use a cream or oil base and have a greater moisturizing quality. However, those with greasier skin may require products that contain astringent which can help to clean more effectively and leave a clean matt look. 

Of course, there are plenty of specialised skincare products on the market to choose from. All you need to do is check the fine print to see which ones are best suited to your skin’s specific profile. 

Alternatively, you may wish to do a course at a provider like the School of Natural Skincare where you can learn how to create your own personalised products. After all, you can’t get any more specialized than that when it comes to skincare, and you get the added benefits of always knowing precisely what goes into your products so there are no nasty surprises for your skin or the environment. 

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Reduce exfoliation 

While it is big news in the skincare industry, exfoliation may be doing your face more harm than good. The reason for this is that the process of exfoliation where you use a product with micro-abrasive particles to remove the top layer of skin can be very harsh. Indeed, if you do this process too often it can make it hard for the skin to repair itself effectively, and so leave your face looking dry, tight, and red. 

With that in mind, exfoliation should be limited to once a week. And for this with specific skin issues such as dryness or Rosacea, no more than twice a month is best. Try and choose an exfoliator with natural micro-abrasives too such as ground-up nutshells as they are better for the environment and the health of your skin. 

 

Find a gentle solution for washing your face. 

While it’s best to limit exfoliators to once a week, face washing needs to be done when you wake, before you go to bed and any time you sweat significantly. The reason for this is that by washing your face in this way you will limit the accumulation of bacterias which can cause spots and other blemishes. 

One of the most important things to remember when washing your face is to do it as gently as possible. For some, this means finding a foaming cleaner while for others a micellar face wash and soft microfibre cloth can help keep your face clean, without over damaging cells or stripping natural moisture.

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