Step 1: Cleanse
Your skincare routine should always begin with a cleanser. Select a cleanser designed for your skin type. Your skin type ( oily or dry) will determine whether the consistency of your product should be gel or milk. Cleansing should happen two times a day, once in the am and once in the pm. Cleansing your skin removes dirt, impurities, and pollution from your skin's surface prepping your skin for toning.
Step 2: Toner
Think of your toner as the conditioner to your cleanser. Toners are essential to balance the pH of your skin and to nourish it with vitamins and minerals from natural ingredients. Just apply one to two sprays of toner and let it sink into your skin, leaving your skin feeling refreshed and revitalized.
Step 3: Treat
Serums, concentrates, and facial oils are highly-concentrated treatments that help to correct and protect the skin from damage. This step in your skincare routine will help reduce or minimize the appearance of pesky skin concerns. After applying a couple of drops onto the skin, let it soak into the skin before using any other products.
Step 4: Eye Cream
After your serum seeps in and nourishes your skin, apply your eye cream. A small amount does the job, so you don't need much. Use the ring finger and tap the product into your under-eye area. Again, find an eye cream suitable for your skin type and concern.
Step 5: Moisturizer
Moisturizing is the final step, and it's crucial. We recommend using a moisturizer that is going to give you extra protection from the sun's harmful rays, so try using a moisturizer with SPF in it during the daytime. Using a night cream without SPF is the perfect last step in your skincare routine. The difference? Night creams specially formulated to be a thicker and denser consistency than your day time cream seal in your serums and protect the skin while you are sleeping to prevent moisture loss.
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