ESTHETICIANS HEALTHY SKIN BLOG
First step to healthy skin is cleansing, it is an essential step that removes makeup, oil, dirt, and other environmental impurities, ensuring other products are absorbed into the skin.
Second step is to tone. Toning is optional, but offers additional nutrients and exfoliation to the skin.
Third step is to correct. Use correctives to treat skin concerns such as, acne, aging, discoloration, etc. Correctives are a good way to focus on your individual skin needs and concerns.
Fourth step is to hydrate. Protecting your skin’s natural barrier is key to healthy skin. Hydrating morning and night is important to the overall health of your skin
Fifth step is to protect. Protect with a broad spectrum sunscreen, twenty minutes before sun exposure. This helps protect against fine lines, wrinkles, inflammation, and even risk of skin cancer. It is also very important to remember to reapply throughout the day.
ADDITIONAL STEPS TO TAKE FOR ADDED BENEFITS
An exfoliating scrub, using an exfoliating scrub once or twice a week is going to be helpful in removing dead skin cells, unclogging pores, and also for leaving a thoroughly cleaned surface for better product absorption.
Retinol, retinol should be used every night as part of your nighttime skin regimen. Using retinol is key for improving fine lines and wrinkles, but also preventing aging as well. Retinol is also very beneficial for those suffering from acne or acne scarring.
Vitamin C, vitamin c should be used both morning and night, however if you are using a retinol, use vitamin c in the morning only. Vitamin C is huge for evening out skin tone, as well as improving the brightness in your skin.