I didn’t always take care of my skin. I didn’t feel it was relevant to me being young and with great skin. I didn’t think I had to. I thought I would always have great skin, but recently and especially since I’ve gotten older, I realized that was just wishful thinking and I indeed started to have problems with my skin. Does that sound like you? Whether your skin is in good condition or in need of repair, basic skin care is a must to maintain its good quality skin condition, well into old age. Daily maintenance, repair and prevention are the keys to healthy, flawless subtle skin not only for while you’re younger, but for every year of your life. Following is a recipe for a healthy, clean, youthful looking face.
Let’s start with Facial Steaming. which is the basis for a clean palette. Clean your skin of all make-up and environmental residue collected during the day is right before going to bed at night and or first thing in the morning for a refreshed skin. Use a facial steamer or just soak a wash cloth with warm to hot water, then wring lightly and gently place on your entire face. also used essential oils dropped into a pan of boiling water, turn off, place a towel over my head and steam your face for two minutes. Let the steam penetrate to fully open your pores.
Cleansing. Next, while your pores are open, splash warm water on your face and neck. This constricts your pores opening them more to receive cleansing. Using an all-natural cleanser for your particular skin type, massage onto your saturated face with the tips of your fingertips, or feel free to use a cleansing sponge, using a circular motion for a few minutes. Don’t forget your neck area. Be careful to avoid the skin around your eyes. When finished rubbing, rinse thoroughly with room temperature or tepid water.
Toner. Soak a cotton ball with your favorite toner. Make sure it’s for your skin type and gently wipe your entire face and neck area. Some toners can be rather strong so really experiment with a variety of them. They are inexpensive and of course we’ll be sharing lots of recipes to make your own. This helps to lift away all remaining residue that you might have missed, at the same time closing your pores, preparing your skin for the next step.
Moisturizing. Place a few dots of your favorite moisturizer on your face. Beginning circular motions move all over your face. Don‘t forget the neck and throat area. This step will condition and protect your skin while you sleep at night helping to restore your skins natural balance leaving your skin refreshed and deeply moisturized the following morning. Don’t forget to exfoliate once a week, Most exfoliation cleansers contains alpha or beta hydroxy acids and rounded granules that helps to further remove dead skin cells on the surface of the face. Restoring your skin to natural baby smooth suppleness.
If your skin problems are more severe than simple breakouts, dry skin, please consult a esthetician or a dermatologist.