The Minimalist Guide to Perfect Skincare
Having nice, healthy and glowing skin is basic for keeping your youthful beauty. But, even if Mother Nature blessed you with the perfect skin, you’ll still need some extra help with nurturing it. Considering the crazy and strenuous daily rhythm we all have, sometimes it may be really difficult to manage your beauty routine during a busy day, so we often skip it, with the expectation that water will easily wash off everything. But, just a simple wash won’t help your skin shine. You should do a deep cleanse, in order to restore your skin’s previous shine.
There’s no need to feel guilty, I understand it all – no matter how early in the morning you get up, or how early you come home from work, something will always come up and avert you from your beauty routine. So, I’ll give you a couple of tips on how to manage the quickest, simplest and most effective skincare.
Of course, there’s no need to literally make a to-do-list of all the things you should do on a daily basis when it comes to skincare, but it’s good to make an inner self-remainder of all the steps that you shouldn’t skip. In order to make your mornings and nights easier, rearrange your bathroom shelf or cabinet, so that everything you need is groped in one place and easily accessible. Group the products based on the time of day you use them, in order to avoid forgetting something you should apply.
A morning skincare routine
As you probably already know, cleaning and moisturizing are the most important steps. Wash your face with soap and warm water first – even if you washed it last night (trust me, bacteria never sleep) – and then with cold water to close the pores. Apply a daily moisturizing face-cream, preferably the one with SPF, and that way kill two birds with one stone. Wait for your skin to absorb it and then proceed with your daily makeup routine.
An evening skincare routine
If you don’t want to double your work in the morning, clean your face properly in the evening. First, remove all makeup with gentle remover and then apply a cleanser on wet skin and rub it in, gently. If you want to be even more practical, find the cleanser that can work as a makeup remover too, to save both money and time. After you wash it all off with warm water, apply a tonic compatible with your skin type and moisturize your face with a night cream. Instead of a night cream you can also use the universal one, suitable for both day and night. For additional nourishment, apply some natural oil to refresh your skin, increase its elasticity and prevent dryness.
Every now and then additional skin treatments are more than welcome, so make some time in your schedule to make it happen. Exfoliate your skin every week, in order to remove all dead cells and nurture it with face masks. This is especially important if you have combined or problematic skin, so find products that will perfectly complement your needs. For example, among various Alpha h skincare products, I found the Balancing and Pore Refining Mask that helped me balance my semi-oiled skin – I’d just apply it before going to sleep and wake up with refreshed skin.
It’s all about quality
As you see, if you want to secure the best care for your skin, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you should own numerous expensive cosmetic products, but to find the ones that will best answer your needs. Find a few quality products that complement your skin and use them regularly, as we already suggested. Don’t forget to check the ingredients – go for natural and healthy ones (like vitamins and hyaluronic acid) and shy away from the toxic ones that can cause you more harm than good.
Your daily beauty routine may be difficult to manage in the beginning, but if you stay persistent enough and adopt it as a habit everything will become much easier. Soon enough you’ll get a new routine and, what’s more important, you’ll get the wanted result – perfectly nourished skin.