Girl, same. Let me break it down for you. Its 5 steps, and it literally takes me 5 minutes (yes, I’ve timed myself).
Remove makeup, dirt, oil, debris.
Foaming cleansers are a great go-to for most skin types.
Hydrating cleansers are good if you suffer from dry skin. You can also switch to a hydrating cleanser in the winter if your dryness is seasonal.
Acids that break the bonds that hold skin cells together. Once these bonds are broken the dead skin cells are easier to shed off, which reveal newer, healthier skin cells underneath.
Ex: Glycolic acid, lactic acid (AHA’s), salicylic acid (BHA), etc.
Brushes, exfoliating scrubs, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, etc.
Use physical exfoliation no more than 2-3 times a week to start. Over-exfoliating is not good!
Minimize oil on the skin surface
Excess oil/sebum = inflammation!
More on this later, but basically excess oil leads to chronic inflammation of the skin which is bad.
This is where you add in a product that is geared towards fixing your specific skincare concerns like:
If you are going to be spending time and money caring for your skin you MUST protect it!
Sun exposure is the #1 cause of premature aging, not to mention the #1 cause of all types of skin cancer.
Look for sunscreens with:
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