Article by Sallie Pinkerton
An effective skin care routine need not be elaborate. Your skin type, activities and nutrition are the basis for developing your kind of skin care. Cleansing should be the first step of the routine. Dirt, debris, pollutants and perspiration are removed by washing your skin thoroughly on a daily basis. The way your skin responds makes your cleanser a good one. Washing with warm water and a creamy cleanser or cold cream works well with dry skin.
Washing with a gentle clear cleanser on a daily basis works with oily skin. The skin tends to dry out with bar soaps, so avoid the use of it. To wash the face use warm water. Dirt and clogged pores are loosened first with warm water. Cool or lukewarm water is used to rinse off the bit of cleanser afterward.
Cleansing should not be done too often. The most frequently skipped step of a skin care routine is exfoliation. A difference can be noticed immediately when exfoliating is done properly. Micro-dermabrasion, chemical peels and retinoids are some ways to exfoliate skin. They work to remove the top layer of dead skin cells. Moisturizing should be done no matter the skin type. Moisture is sealed into the skin by moisturizers and the skin is kept hydrated and healthy. How much you moisturizer is determined by your skin.
All year long, your skin needs moisture. Eye creams are recommended by some beauty experts. Without fatty tissue, the skin around the eye is very thin and susceptible to wrinkles. On the other hand, the pores can be clogged by over-moisturizing. The most important part of your skincare regimen can be the use of sunscreen. It prevents sun damage that causes wrinkles.
Whether you’re spending much time in the sun or not, a natural sunscreen should be used. It does not leave you unprotected. It is best to use a daytime moisturizer with UV protection. An important factor that enhances your beauty is healthy skin. With an effective skin care routine, you can achieve healthy skin.