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Glowing skin begins with a fresh canvas. Once your face is clean and clear, you’ll be ready to start using skincare products such as toners, serums, moisturizers, oils, eye creams, and spot treatments.
To achieve ultimate results, it’s most beneficial to begin your daily routine with products that have the thinnest consistency and work your way to the thickest. By following this order, your face will benefit from the nutrients penetrated through the skin that also lock in moisture. This process will leave your skin looking healthy and radiant too.
What’s the right order to apply skincare products?
Your skin type will determine which cleanser is best for you. Therefore, you’ll most likely start your routine with a cleanser that’s either water or oil based. You can also opt for both. At the end of the day, use a deep cleanser to ensure that your skin is free of makeup and products before you head to bed.
Toner ascertains that your face is in its purest form. It also serves as a gentle exfoliate that’ll prepare your skin for the products you plan to use. Before using toner, confirm if your skin is oily, dry, or a bit of both. This will help determine the type of toner that’ll work best for you.
Serums are critical for maximizing your skincare goals. By patting a few drops of a nutrient-rich serum on your face twice a day, you’ll see results such as increased firmness and less oily looking skin.
If you don’t need to address a specific issue with your skin, Vitamin C serums are a good alternative and highly effective for daily maintenance.
A face moisturizer is essential for locking in the moisture from your serums. Use a thick cream if you have dry skin and thinner moisturizer if your skin is oily.
Spot treatments are concentrated products that are applied to the affected area. Their goal is to shrink blemishes such as pimples, without drying out your entire face.
Since eye cream helps defy age, women tend to start using it in their twenties. Because the skin around your eyes is extremely sensitive, gently tap your eye cream onto the area beneathyour eyes with your ring finger. By applying eye cream every morning and night, you’ll gradually reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Even though oils are unable to penetrate the skin, they’ll give your face a radiant glow. Face oils also lock in moisture and nutrients from the serum you use.
If you already have oily skin, this step can be skipped.
To protect yourself against harmful UV rays, use an additional sunscreen of 30+ or higher if your moisturizer lacks SPF.
Retinol is a synthetic form of Vitamin A that helps skin cells regenerate quicker. It’s ideal for reducing wrinkles, fine lines, and other skin irregularities.
While using retinol, you might experience an adjustment period (called purging), that could produce blemishes. Therefore, it’s important to apply retinol on clean dry skin before your moisturizer in the evening. Within a month, your skin should start producing benefits.
Aside from never testing on animals, all of Glowbiotics products are free of parabens, sulfates, and phthalates. This means that every cleanser, toner, serum, spot treatment, eye cream, moisturizer, facial oil, SPF and retinol. is made with the healthiest ingredients.
Now that you know the order for applying your skincare products, shop Glowbiotics today to stock up on all you need to achieve glowing and radiant skin.
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