Your skincare routine is not a series of products you use. It’s about the functions these products serve. And there are only 3 functions and must haves for your skincare routine. And if a product doesn’t serve any of these 3, it doesn’t belong in your routine. We’ll show you how to build a skincare routine with 3 must haves!
The #1 Skincare Mistake That’s Easy To Avoid
73% of people make this same mistake when it comes to skincare. They do some research on a new ingredient. This new ingredient seems to be the new Holy Grail of skincare. They buy the product. But they don’t see any difference. One product or ingredient will hardly deliver visible results. It’s the full routine that creates beautiful, healthy skin.
The 3 Functional Steps of A Perfect Skincare Routine
The steps in a skincare routine each serve a purpose. Each step builds on the previous one, creating the right condition for the next product to be highly effective. So the function of the routine is to make the most of the ingredients creating visible results.
The first step in the skincare routine is to prep the skin. Prep consists of cleansing, exfoliating, and toning (optional). The prep phase makes the skin ready to absorb and use all of the products that follow. So it's vital to remove oil, dirt, makeup, and dead skin cells before applying anything else.
The second step is all about preserving what you have. Some of the things that happen in this step are healing skin damage, locking in moisture, and stimulating collagen production. Here products, like antioxidants, peptides, retinoids, moisturizers are used.
Protecting is the final step. We all experience daily sun damage, rain or shine, summer or winter. So protecting the skin at all times is a must. Protection means always using an SPF. Because 80% of all signs of aging are the result of unprotected sun exposure.
One Tip to Build a Skincare Routine
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