Figuring out the ideal skincare routine can be very daunting for the ones who are just starting out in their skincare journey. Even women who are skincare product savvy are often confused by the different kinds of products that are released by zillions of brands every other month. You may see products that are meant to have the same effect but differ in ingredients or textures, and may not be suitable for every skin type.
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All the beauty buffs, take note of the following skincare routine steps to achieve your dream of flawless skin.
1. Know your skin
We must be aware that all the products we apply to our skin should be in sync with our skin type. The skin types are — normal, oily, dry and combination. Once you find out your skin type, you can choose the right set of products for your skincare routine. Skin behaves differently as per different seasons, so make sure you pay heed to your skin.
2. Clean in and out
Choosing the right Face cleanser sets the foundation for your skin routine. A good quality face cleanser is important to remove excess oil, dirt and blockages that clog our skin as we carry out our day-to-day activities. Cleansers with different ingredients treat different types of skin conditions. Incorporate cleansing morning and night to keep your skin clean and happy.
Product Description : ?This Oil Control Exfoliating scrub is designed with activated charcoal that effortlessly microfoliates dulling debris, excess sebum, and build-up of dead skin cells without damaging ordrying the skin. This benefits as a mild sulfate-free cleanser with an enriching combination ofCalendula, Amla, a natural source of Vitamin C and Orange peel, an AHA derivative thatwork on cleansing and moisturizing your skin.
Calendula kills the acne bacteria, Amla and Orange peel exfoliate the skin deeply and leave the skin smoother and brighter with every wash.
How to use :
- Cleanse your face and apply a small quantity of this scrub on a wet face.
- Massage in gentle circular motions for 15 seconds.
Benefits of using this product : No sulphate, No Parabens , No Mineral Oil, No artificial Colourant
Product Ingredient : Aqua, Sodium Lauryl Sarcossinate, Acrylates Copolymer, Glycerin, Emblica officinalis (Amla) Fruit Extract, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Extract, Citrus Aurantium (Orange) peel extract, Berberis Aristata Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Oil, Water
and Sodium Levulinate and Potassium Sorbate, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Leaf Juice, Agar Agar (Gelidium amansii) and Pectin and Activated Charcoal – Carbon Black, Niacinamide and Parfum.
Country of Origin : India
Brand Name : Aarvika Naturals
3. Exfoliate but in control
As a generic thumb rule, it is advised to exfoliate your skin gently 2–3 times a week. Excessive exfoliation can remove the natural oils from your skin and can cause aberrations on the skin. Exfoliation can be done using face scrubbers, chemical peels or hydrating masks which deeply cleanse pores and provide hydration to the skin. Masks, in particular, deliver efficient skin hydration and are rich in nourishing ingredients for the skin. Applying a toner just after exfoliation is a must to prepare your skin to absorb other skincare products.
Product Description : Dermatouch Bye Bye Blackheads and Pores scrub helps to remove impurities in the skin and fights blackheads. This uniquely formulated scrub contains exfoliants to unclog dirt and oils from pores for clear and radiant skin. The innovative skin microbiota friendly mechanism of action scrubs the skin gently, leaving the skin super soft and smooth.
How to use :
â€¢ Cleanse your face
â€¢ Take adequate quantity of scrub and apply all over wet face
â€¢ Gently scrub in circular motion
â€¢ Avoid any contact with eyes
â€¢ Rinse with warm water, pat dry and follow with the application of moisturizer to soothe and close the open pores
â€¢ Use it twice a week
Note: Always follow with a broad spectrum sunscreen rated SPF 30 or above, post AM application
Benefits of using this product :
â€¢ Helps to cleanse dead skin cells
â€¢ Helps to decrease sebum production to clear blackheads
â€¢ Helps in rebalancing acnebiome to recover healthy microbiome and achieve healthy, blemish free skin
â€¢ Helps in boosting skin elasticity
â€¢ Helps to reduce inflammatory response and hyperkeratinization of skin
Product Ingredient : Aqua, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Decyl Glucoside, Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Triethanolamine, Glycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Polylysine, Phenoxyethanol, Disodium Ethylenediaminetetraacetate, Fragrance(IFRA Certified Allergen Free Fragrance)
Shelf Life : 24 months
Country of Origin : India
Brand Name : Dermatouch
4. Shield with Actives
Lately, different kinds of actives have become much-needed skin regenerators. Added to lifestyle stress, the environment around us is extremely adulterated and takes a toll on our skin. Skincare actives help us to replenish the skin from deep within and help in new cell regeneration. It is important to use the right actives at the right time, for instance, Vitamin C serum for face should be used in the morning to protect the skin from harsh UV rays, AHA BHA actives should be strictly used in the evenings to avoid reaction with the sun etc.
For best results, use it in the morning after moisturizing the skin. Product Ingredient : Aqua, Aloe Vera Juice and pulp, Shea Butter, Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Oxide. Shelf Life : 2 Years Country of Origin : India Brand Name : Tjori
5. Orderly affair
There is a certain order that must be followed when it comes to layering skincare products and is definitely a critical part of amplifying your skin health. Skincare products differ in their texture and consistencies and if they are layered in the wrong order, their effectiveness gets lost. We should start our skin routine with a cleanser for a minute or two, followed by exfoliation (2–3 times a week only). Once you have completed exfoliation, prep up your skin with a supple toner for the face. Post toner, start with the lightest active serum which suits your skin type. Apply under-eye cream after your skin absorbs the serum as eye creams are denser than serums. Finally, complete your skincare routine with a moisturiser to lock in the hydration. People with dry skin can also add face oils to their skincare regime to add that extra hydration. Sunscreen is a must especially in the morning to protect your skin from the sun.
6. Right quantity, better effect
Applying large amounts of skincare products is definitely not beneficial, it not only leads to clogging of skin pores but also leads to the wastage of skincare products. The right quantity for each skincare product is as follows-
Product Description :Â Sun Moisturizer The aloe soothing sunscreen lotion is similar to a light moisturizer, unlike other sunblocks that leave the skin dry and stripped.
Texture With a lightweight and moisturizing texture, the lotion gets absorbed into the skin fast without feeling greasy or leaving a white cast.
SPF 50+++ SPF 50 provides sufficient protection to your skin, in the form of a protective layer on skin from harmful effects of both UVA & UVB rays.
SPF For Everybody Priveda Sunscreen Lotion is formulated to work with your skin tone, not against it. When you apply it, you wonâ€™t be left with visible layers of sunscreen on your face. It blends with the skin seamlessly. The only thing youâ€™ll be left with are SPF protection and an extra glow.
The Perfect Face & Body Highlighter This feel good, sunscreen formula is totally invisible, majorly hydrating and leaves behind a dewy finish without an oily residue.
Benefits of using this product :Â
- With high SPF 50 PA+++
- Broad spectrum UVA & UVB protection
- Prevents sunburns & tanning
- Protects & hydrates skin at the same time
- Restores elasticity, regenerates & tones the skin
- Prevents premature aging of skin
- Helps to reduce skin cancer risk
Product Ingredient :Â Vitamin E, Carrot Seed Extract, Aloe Vera Extract, Liquorice, Demineralised Water & Titanium Dioxide
Shelf Life :Â Â 2 years
Country of Origin :Â India
Brand NameÂ : Priveda
Charting out your skincare routine for summer may take some time initially, but it would be worth the effort. The above-mentioned steps are the basic steps that you can follow to begin your clean skincare journey. It is good to have a simplified and specific skincare routine that can be followed with ease by knowing all about it. Let us invest the time and effort to achieve our skincare dream.
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