A daily skin care regime is one of the most important things that you can do to improve and maintain the health of your skin. Your skin is a major part of your body and knowing how to look after it is vital to keep it working optimally and looking good way into your later life.
If you don't know where to start continue reading as we aim to discuss the products needed for a daily skin care regime and also the process of carrying this out every day.
There are hundreds of skin care products on the market today, but which ones are the best ones? Basically anything that includes natural ingredients will have a huge benefit when it comes to your skin, whereas commercially, mass produced products are often found to include various chemicals which can in the long run be harmful to your skin.
If you are unsure about the products that you have chosen for your skin care routine, the best idea would be to speak to a dermatologist or do a quick search online about the main ingredients included in your skin care product.
Cleansing your skin is one of the most important steps when it comes to maintaining health, fresh, youthful looking skin. A thorough cleansing of your skin should be done both in the morning and at night to remove any make up, impurities, and skin oils.
Removing all of these will leave your skin looking and feeling fresh and able to breathe properly. The best products to use are a facial cleanser (not soap) and warm water. This also helps to prevent against premature aging, so it is vital that cleansing is a part of your daily skin care regime.
Toning your skin should be the second step in a skin care regime and it should only take around two minutes to complete. Most cleansers include ingredients such as clay, which is perfect for the cleansing part of your routine but may not complete wash off in its entirety.
Quality toners will completely remove what the warm water from the above step could not whilst also working to neutralize the PH balance of the skin and protecting it from loss of moisture.
The last part of your skin care regime should be moisturizing, and this should also be done in both the morning and the night-time. A quality moisturizer will provide added essential nutrients to your skin prevent it from losing moisture and improve the PH balance of your skin.
This is one of the most important steps in a daily skin care regime and can help to prevent premature aging if used on a daily basis.
As well as the above mentioned steps there are further things that you can do to improve the health of your skin. These include exfoliating and applying facial masks. These steps only need to be done around once a week and each only takes a few minutes.
Both exfoliating and facial masks work to increase collagen production, tone and encourage cellular repair on your skin. Following the above steps should help you to keep your skin as healthy as it could possibly be, and keep it looking younger for longer.
Author: Tanna Mayer
Updated December 2 2014