As we end another fantastic year and welcome in a new one, it’s important that we start to know the importance of having healthy skin. There’s not much to a skin care if you have the right products in hand, a few minutes in the morning and a few minutes at night is all you need. Let’s all make a vow to ourselves that in 2019 we will have more youthful glowing skin.
A cleanser is one of the most important steps in a skin care. A cleanser is used to remove make-up, dead skin cells, oil, dirt and any other things that gets built up in the face. A good one, also, helps unclog pores and can help reduce acne. Depending on what type of skin you have whether it’s oily or normal to dry it is best to purchase your products according to what your skin care needs are. Having a cleanser is one of the best investments you can make for your skin.
Ex: Elizabeth Arden Prevage Anti-Aging, Lancome Confort Milky Crème Cleanser, Chanel L’huile Cleansing Oil
A toner is optional but recommended, it’s the step after a cleanser, it helps get rid of built up dirt, excess oils, make-up that your cleanser might have missed and helps restore your PH balance. Depending on the type of product your purchase some may even leave your skin feeling conditioned and moisturized. A toner may be used either as a part of a skin care regiment or by itself.
Ex: Lancôme Comfort Toner, Chanel Le-Tonique Toner, Derm Institute Toner
Exfoliating your skin is one of the best things you can treat yourself to that leaves your skin looking radiant and feeling healthy. The purpose of exfoliating your skin is to remove dry skin cells, it also helps target other things as well such as, clogged pores, blemishes and hyperpigmentation. For dry skin, especially during the winter, exfoliating is important. Also, exfoliating the skin can help slow down the skins aging process.
Ex: Chanel Gommage Microperle Eclat, Kate Somerville Exfolikate, Exuviance Triple Microdermabrasian
A moisturizer is a must have to your skin care routine. Its purpose is to keep the skin hydrated all day long and to feel soft and smooth. It also helps improve the way the skin looks, prevents redness and irritation. A moisturizer also needs to be purchased according to your skin type, so whether you have oily skin or normal to dry skin its best to buy what you need. Also, just a friendly tip, make sure to apply your moisturizer to the neck area as well, to help slow down the process of aging.
Ex: Chanel Le Blanc Moisturizing Cream, Elizabeth Arden Skin Illuminating Firm and Reflect Moisturizer
Taking care of your skin doesn’t have to be boring either. Have you tried 24k gold masks? It’s a luxurious firming and lifting treatment, meant for all skin types, from oily to dry. It helps target loss of firmness and elasticity, dullness and uneven texture and dryness. The 24k gold masks also come in different forms, you can purchase them as a cream, a peel off, or a mask.
Ex: Peter Thomas Roth 24k gold mask, ISO 24k DMAE Instant Lifting Mask, Miriam Quevedo Gold Mask