It is never too late to get started with a new habit. Skincare is very simple, it just requires regular practice from your end. The results feel great when you have the confidence to walk with your makeup-free skin. Many people do not like the idea of skincare as it requires a lot of investment. This is not the case, you do not have to buy a lot of products or even sped hours. Just buying the right products and spending a few minutes a day is all the investment it requires. Isn’t that worth it?
Choosing the right products for yourself
The market today is filled with a lot of beauty products. Many of them contain a lot of chemicals which will give you instant results but in the long run, cause you damage. The products that work for others may not work for you. In this case, it is very essential to read the labels. Reading the labels will help you in knowing what ingredients work the best for your skin and what does not work. It is also great to know the purpose of your ingredients whether it is good or bad. Try choosing the most natural ingredients for yourself. As you know, the pores are your skin openings and a little portion of the product you use may get absorbed by your pores. Make sure it is not absorbing any chemicals. There are also a lot of companies that have emerged now that provide personal consultation and product recommendation based on your skin type. If you have some serious problem getting the products to suit you. Do not hesitate from getting advice from an expert in the industry. They are usually on the pricier side but are definitely worth a try.
Even if you are using the best of products for your skin and still eating junk food your skin condition would not get any better. “You are what you eat” holds true in this case. A diet rich in antioxidants and other essential vitamins will aid in fast cell renewal thus helping in fading the dark spots and pigmentation. It will increase the blood flow around your face and impart you a natural glow.
Start with a basic routine
A basic skincare routine requires cleansing toning and moisturizing. If you are someone who likes to keep it simple then following a CTM routine twice a day is all you need. You can add products for your concerning skin problems as per your needs.
Indulging in facial massage
Regular facial massage can help you with firm skin, reducing and preventing fine lines. It does not have to be a tedious process. There many tutorials on face massage and it will require 2-5 minutes of your every day. Apart from this, you can also invest in some good massage tools like the Jade roller and gua sha. They are very easy to use. Regular usage of the Jade roller is also known to promote harmony between the mind and body.
Do not skip sunscreen
One of the major reasons behind aging is exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. Many people just skip this due to the heavyweight formula which causes them to breakout. There are a lot of options available for sunscreen from gel to powder-based. Choose a broad-spectrum sunscreen that will protect yours from UVA and UVB radiation.
Applying makeup correctly
It is good for your skin if you do not apply a lot of makeup on a regular basis. Even if you do apply, make sure you take care of it properly. Do not ever sleep with your makeup on. Follow a good makeup removal regimen.
Exposure to dirt
You have to protect yourself from dirt. If you live in a place where there is a lot of pollution. It is always advisable to cover your face with a scarf. Make sure you sleep on a clean pillowcase. You do not want to breed bacteria on your face and have breakouts.
Hydration and Sleep
This is a step that everyone knows but only a few follow religiously. The benefits of drinking water are numerous. It will get rid of all the toxins from the body. The body which is clean inside will glow outside. Always carry a bottle with you or place it before you to serve as a constant reminder to stay hydrated. Having a proper sleep pattern will help your body to produce collagen. Collagen will improve skin elasticity which will further help you in minimizing fine lines and wrinkles.
There is absolutely no reason for ignoring your skincare. It is the investment you do to your skin. Little efforts every day will bring you long-lasting results throughout your life. Make sure you enjoy the process of taking care of your skin.