Basic Skin Care Every Woman Should Be Doing
Skin care shouldn’t be complicated. We live in a world that likes to over complicate things. There are tons of ways to do something, elaborate ways to doll things up, and bigger and better ideas to make something that is simple, complex. But that doesn’t have to be the case with skin care. Our skin is important and we need to take good care of it. But we don’t have to stress about the process. Let’s make it easy. Let’s make is simple. Here is what I think is basic skin care every woman should be doing to take good care of your skin.
You absolutely must, must, must cleanse your face every night! Do not go a night without washing your face with cleanser. You have just spent the day with makeup on your face and sweat, dirt, dust, and oil have all accumulated on its surface. See what I mean?! You do not want to sleep with that grim on your skin!
Simply take a cleanser and a microfiber cloth and wash your face with warm water. Splash your face with water and squirt some cleanser into the palm of your hand and gently rub the product into your skin in circular motions. You are removing all of that buildup from the day. Remember to focus on areas that will harbor more dirt like around your nose and on your chin.
Next, take a microfiber cloth and wipe off the cleanser. By using a microfiber cloth, you are ensuring that the dirt and grim is really off. The cloth acts as an extra grabber for removing all that buildup.
This step does not have to be done daily, but only once or a few times a week, depending on the sensitivity of your skin. But it is still an important step that shouldn’t be missed! Exfoliating helps slough off the dead skin cells and product buildup. Have you ever noticed that your skin has some unwanted texture to it? Exfoliating will help smooth that surface and get it feeling oh so good! You can make a simple exfoliator at home or buy a great one. Either way, do it!
Toning is a step that is often neglected. Why do you have to tone?? Toning helps restore your skin’s natural pH level, reduces redness, minimizes your pore size, and refreshes your skin. Yes please! You can either squirt your face and let it air dry or you can squirt a cotton pad with the solution. Then take the cotton pad and rub it on your face. This is a great way to help remove any product that you may have missed during your cleansing.
This is the last step! Moisturize! Just like your body needs water to drink to stay hydrated, your skin needs moisturizer to stay hydrated too. Even if you have oily skin, do not skip this step! If you fail to moisturize, then your sebaceous glands will overcompensate and produce more oil. And you don’t want that. You want a youthful glow and moisturizing will help your skin stay that way.
And that’s it! With those simple steps (cleanse, exfoliate, tone, and moisturize) you are on your way to taking good care of your skin! Skin care shouldn’t be complicated. And with this basic skin care routine you can master good skin care habits!
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