We’re all looking for ways to have more beautiful skin, and a skincare routine is one of the best ways to get beautifully clear skin that’s soft and minimizes the signs of aging. But developing a skincare routine needs to be based off your unique skin type and your skin problems. There are, however, a few key steps that all skin types can benefit from. Here are a few ways to improve your skincare routine.
Get a Good Moisturizer
Especially in the winter or in dry areas of the country, skin can become dry, flaky, and red if it isn’t properly moisturized. Underhydrated skin can also lead to more wrinkles sooner in life. Having a moisturizer will greatly impact the health of your skin and will give you more of a glow, even when the weather doesn’t cooperate. And don’t think that you can skip this step if your face is oily or acne-prone. Many times, oily skin isn’t receiving the right kinds of moisture and nutrients.
Use Rose Water Toner
Ditch harsh astringents and opt for rose water as a toner. Roses have natural properties that reduce inflammation, balance skin’s pH, and provide hydration. Rose water, made from steaming roses in water, can be purchased at many health food stores. Just swab it on every morning for a more beautiful complexion that has fewer red spots. In fact, there are many natural products and foods that help your complexion.
Rub Oils on Skin Before Showering
People often focus on facial skin when creating a skincare routine, but you should really think about all of the skin on your body. That includes your scalp, legs, and other body parts. Pour some oil on your scalp and rub it into your skin. Not only is it hydrating to your skin, but it also takes some of the stress away as you rub your scalp. Cold-pressed sesame seed oil that has been warmed is a great option, and the extra moisture will soothe dry, itchy legs and arms.
Don’t Forget Sunscreen
Of course, we’re told this all of the time, but sunscreen is an absolute must. Many people know that they should be using it for a more youthful appearance, but it’s easy to forget about when you’re having fun outside in the sun. Make sure that you’re applying a broad-spectrum sunscreen on your skin a half an hour before you plan to be outside. You also need to reapply every two hours.
There are many skincare products that are specific to a particular skin type. But there are also many things that everyone should be doing for their skin. Moisturizing and protecting your skin from damaging sunlight are two of the best ways to maintain a youthful appearance.