Are you treating your skin right?
Are you cleansing, exfoliating and moisturizing the way you should be?
I get asked skin care questions all of the time so I figured I would write about your most common questions.
Let's get started! First, wash your hands. Splash warm water on to your face and décolletage (neck). Take a dime size amount of cleanser (not exfoliant) and with both hands start massaging onto your skin. In a circular motion start at your chin moving out in opposite directions until you reach your jaw line. Repeat this all of the way up your face, on to the top of your forehead. You can do the same thing on your decolletage as well. Rinse with cool water to close back up the pores that were opened with the warm water to begin with. Try to let your face air dry rather than immediately drying it off with a towel.
One very common mistake with exfoliation is that it needs to be done constantly. I assure you, it doesn't. This should only be done about twice a week. If you're exfoliating more than that, this is what's happening to your skin.
- You are actually causing more breakout
- Your skin is producing more oil (which then causes blackheads and clogged pores)
- You're causing discoloration, hyperpigmentation & broken blood vessels
- Your skin is drying out
A lot of women think they have skin that is too dry or too oily. Either way, you need to moisturize! We only get one face and ladies (gentlemen too) the younger you take care of your skin, the better! Make sure that your moisturizer has spf in it, it should be at least spf 15.
Remember, those of you with oily skin. This isn't a bad thing! Oil helps keep the skin hydrated and this in turn prevents wrinkles so don't try to dry your skin out by skimping on the moisturizer or by taking very hot showers. This also drys your skin out.
Here Are Some Great Products I Love!
|Origins GinZing Refreshing Scrub Cleanser|
|Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré|
|First Aid Beauty Skin Rescue Oil-Free Mattifying Gel Moisturizer|
|SEPHORA COLLECTION Total Age Defy Cream SPF 15 Sunscreen|
I hope you liked my tips! Please let me know if you have any questions and also leave comments if you would like other recommendations.
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