As much as we love experimenting with all the new skincare products and ranges that hit the market, we do not realise that not everything launched is suitable for our skin type. Therefore, it’s essential to understand our skin type first and then feed our skin with the products accordingly.
The deeper we dive into the skincare community, the more information we gather about the life-changing products that we’re more than excited to add to our respective routines. In this process, it becomes increasingly tough to seize the correct order of when to use what product, and we end up mixing the wrong products, wreaking havoc on our skin.
Don’t you worry because we’re here to help you decide how to layer your skincare products and create the optimal skincare routine for yourself!
How To Layer Your Skincare Products And Why It Is Essential For Your Skin.
When it comes to the skincare products order, an easy rule is to apply your products with the thinnest consistency to the thickest or from liquid products to the cream ones. But also, keep track of the ingredients that are most important to penetrate the skin, like antioxidants in serums, and finish with products that need to sit on the top of the skin, like your sunscreens.
Your AM Skin Care Routine- A Step-by-Step Guide
Your morning skincare routine involves skin moisturisation and protection from the sun, pollution and other environmental aggressors.
Step 1- Cleanser
In the morning, start by splashing your face with lukewarm water and cleaning it thoroughly with a mild facial cleanser designated for your skin type.
Step 2- Exfoliator
Exfoliation is of absolute importance when it comes to your skincare routine. It helps to get rid of blackheads, keeps the pores oil-free and improve the skin texture. But there is no need to exfoliate every day. Only two to three times a week is more than enough!
Also, be careful with what exfoliants you may use, as some may be too harsh.
Step 3- Toners
Most people tend to skip toners because there has been an assumption that most toners are harsh and cause skin irritation. But choose a toner that addresses your skin concern, and spritz it all over your face and neck thoroughly.
Step 4- Moisturisers
Moisturisers are the ultimate holy grails when it comes to hydrating and softening the skin. Moisturisers assist in preventing water loss through the outer layers of the skin. Every skin type needs a different moisturiser formulation that doesn’t make the skin too oily or dry. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to pick a moisturiser that works for your skin type.
Step 5- Sunscreens
Sunscreen is, hands down, the most crucial skincare product and is of utmost importance as part of your year-round regimen. Using sunscreen daily helps prevent the occurrence of fine lines & wrinkles, uneven skin texture and enlargement of pores over time. Therefore, it is advisable to use a broad-spectrum SPF of at least 30 and reapply it every few hours.
Safe Sun UV Screen MatteGEL Sunscreen SPF 50 PA+++
While we have got these five skincare steps sorted out for your morning skincare routine, but you indeed cannot skip the nighttime regime.
Investing in a good night cream is essential so that your skin stays well-moisturised throughout the night. Keep your routine to a bare minimum & let your products do the magic!
The Probrite Illuminating Radiance Night Cream is a quintessential night therapy for youthful and radiant skin. The Radiance Cream has Japanese Sakura that is known for its antioxidant levels and soothing properties. In addition, the natural ingredient is rich in essential fatty acids that repair your skin's barriers to promote smooth and supple skin.
Lotus Herbals WhiteGlow Skin Brightening and Nourishing Night Creme is a perfect leave-in night treat for tired skin as it strengthens the skin barrier, promotes cell growth, and enhances your glow. It is infused with the goodness of potent natural ingredients like Mulberry, Grape, Saxifraga Extracts & Milk Enzymes that help restore the lost lustre so that you wake up to soft & supple skin in the morning.
While skincare products can be different for every person, the routine remains the same. So this winter, why not give this order a try and see how your skin responds?