A good skincare routine is important to help keep your skin in optimum condition and ensure it is properly cared for. Whether you are clueless about skincare and don't know where to start, or are familiar with the basics but want to check you're using your products correctly, I've put together a simple guide on how to establish an effective skincare routine.
BASIC SKINCARE ROUTINE (MORNING + NIGHT)
Step 1: Cleanse
Cleansing helps to:
Step 2: Tone
Toning helps to:
Step 3: Moisturise
Moisturising helps to:
ADVANCED SKINCARE ROUTINE (WEEKLY)
In addition to your daily skincare routine, your skin can benefit from one or two more extra steps to help give it a boost. These additional products may be used once or twice a week.
Exfoliation helps to:
Masks help to:
Once you've established a skincare routine that works for you, you may like to add in a couple of extra products, such as oils and serums. These specialist products help to target specific skincare concerns and can be used everyday, once or twice a week, or whenever you feel like your skin is in need of a boost.
Depending on their ingredients and purpose, facial oils help to:
Depending on their ingredients and purpose, serums help to:
As well as maintaining an effective skincare routine at home, a professional facial is recommended at least once a month to help keep your skin healthy and balanced. Facials are an opportunity for you to discuss any skincare concerns with your therapist, and receive personalised advice about what you should be doing at home in between treatments. They are also deeply relaxing, particularly the facial massage, which helps to tone and firm the skin, speed up the circulation of blood and lymph and promote a fresh, healthy glow.