These 25 skincare tips will help you to not only achieve skin that looks and feels great but will also make you feel pampered.
When you’re rubbing your moisturizer into your skin, take time to massage all the different areas of your face. This not only helps the moisturizer to soak into your skin, but it also feels great and can help loosen any knots in your facial muscles. Massaging your jaw and temples can be especially relaxing.
#2. Try Out A Facial Scrubber
A facial scrubber can help you to get a deeper clean without irritating your skin. It also means you won’t have to do as much work. These scrubbers can be found at relatively inexpensive prices. It’s just one small purchase that can go a long way toward helping you to have healthy, glowing skin.
#3. Get Plenty Of Sleep
Sleep is beneficial to you and your skin. A lack of sleep can lead to dealing with under-eye bags and circles on top of your routine. This kind of effect can make you look older. Try to make sure you get at least eight hours of sleep a night to have well-rested skin.
#4. Don’t Forget Sunscreen
Sunscreen is helpful all year long, as the effects of the sun can age your skin quickly and cause wrinkles to form.
It’s very easy to add a layer of sunscreen to your morning routine or find a combination moisturizer sunscreen that can give you the benefits of both without increasing the length of your morning skincare routine. Keeping your skin safe from the sun is an absolute must.
#5. Gel Masks
During those times when you just can’t get enough sleep, a gel mask can be a great help when it comes to soothing under-eye circles and bags, or to bring down eye puffiness after a rough night.
All you have to do is get the mask nice and cool and then place it over your eyes for 10-20 minutes, and your eye skin will be good as new in no time.
Exfoliating your skin is an important step that many easily miss. It helps to clean out your pores as well as gently remove dead skin cells that can cause clogging and blemishes. There are exfoliating products that you can use daily as well as some that you use once or twice a week. This step can do wonders for your skin.
#7. Evening Routine
Having an evening routine is essential for great-looking skin because it allows you to clean off any makeup, wash away the oils and dirt from the day and slather on hydrating, beneficial products so that they can soak in overnight.
It’s a great routine to incorporate into your nighttime regime because you won’t have to wait for the products to soak in. You’ll be sleeping while they work.
#8. Try Out a Natural Mask
Face masks can be a great way to feel pampered and give your skin some much-needed attention. There are several pre-made masks that you can look into, or you can make your own if you want to save money or use natural products. Things like yogurt, honey, and essential oils can make great ingredients in a homemade mask.
#9. Try Out Something More Natural
If you haven’t thought much about your facial cleanser, it might be a good idea to look into the ingredients and information available for it.
You may find that you’ve been using something that is going to be too rough for your skin.
If that’s the case, there are plenty of gentler or even all-natural cleanser choices that can help to clean your skin more gently, resulting in fewer harsh chemicals and less irritation.
#10. Dark Chocolate
In small amounts, dark chocolate can offer a lot of benefits for both your heart and your skin. This is due to its antioxidants. It’s important to keep in mind that moderation is everything when it comes to things like this.
In high amounts, chocolate can potentially hurt the skin. Small amounts of dark chocolate can also stimulate pleasant feelings in your brain.
Overfilling on sweets and greasy food can have negative effects not only on your skin but also damage your health. Maintaining a balanced diet can help your body, and when your body has all the nutrition it needs, it’s going to be able to share that with the skin. Vegetables and citrus fruits can have a lot of benefits for your skin and help you feel great, too.
#12. Keep It Simple
The more you can simplify your skincare routine, the easier it will be to create a habit. It will also be quicker to get through, which can be especially helpful during late nights when you find yourself having trouble getting motivated to do it. Having an overly complicated routine can cause you to burn out quickly and wind up not taking care of your skin at all. Balance is key to healthy skin.
#13. Match Your Products To Your Skin Type
If you have dry skin and use a product that is designed for an oily skin type, then it’s going to be likely to only dry out your skin more. On the other hand, if you use something that is designed for your skin type then it can help with whatever the issues with your skin are.
If you aren’t sure what your skin type is, then it may help to visit a dermatologist or maybe even a makeup specialist at a store. A professional will be able to help you get it sorted out in no time.
Staying hydrated is key, both for your skin and your body. It can help you feel great and keep your skin hydrated. There are also multiple ways that you can strive to get enough water in your diet.
Try keeping a water bottle around at all times and drink tea.
If you want some flavor, adding a slice or two of citrus fruit will add to the taste of your water, and it is also great for your health.
#15. Retinol And Retinoids
Retinol products can be incredibly useful for keeping healthy, youthful skin. They help not only with keeping your skin clean, clear, and glowing but also fight aging remarkably well. Many people who have tried these products never go back to ordinary products. If you need something a little stronger, Retinoids can be prescribed by a dermatologist.
#16. Don’t Forget Your Lips
It can be easy to forget about your lips when you’re so focused on the rest of the skin on your face, but if they don’t get the proper care, then they can suffer and even become painful.
Chapped or cracked lips are not only unattractive but can be very uncomfortable. Luckily, it’s easy to carry lip balm with you daily, and make sure to use it frequently to keep your lips healthy and smooth.
#17. Have Some Wine!
Like dark chocolate, red wine can be very helpful in moderate amounts. One or two glasses on occasion can offer antioxidants that can be beneficial to your heart as well as your skin. It’s a great way to relax while still taking great care of your skin. Just make sure not to overdo it because too much alcohol can be harmful to your skin and your health.
Like nutrition and water, what helps the rest of your body can also greatly help your skin. Sweating can help to clean out your pores, and the effects of the workout can make you feel great and leave your skin glowing.
It doesn’t need to be a high-intensity or strenuous workout either. Doing some yoga daily or even dancing can be enough to help keep you and your skin in great health.
#19. Essential Oils
Essential oils can have numerous benefits, no matter what your skin type. They can help add moisture to dry skin or tone up oily skin in a natural way. You also get a lot of different options as far as how you use them.
You can add a few drops of a chosen oil into the bath for a relaxing treatment to soothe your skin and enjoy the smells, or even add a little bit to a facial mask before putting it on.
At a minimum, the scents of essential oils are great, and at a maximum, they can truly save your skin.
#20. Try A Pore Strip
This can be a great way to help unclog pores in a way that can be very satisfying. It isn’t something you want to do too frequently because it can start to irritate your skin. Once a week or so may help to keep your skin clear of blemishes.
It’s best to focus on the especially notorious spots like the sides of your nose, which easily build up dirt and oil and create blackheads.
#21. Try Out A Hydrating Mist
Mist can help offer hydration to your skin in a very refreshing way. It can also be something that you can keep with you to use throughout the day when you feel like your skin may need an extra boost. It can be a lot more moisturizing than regular water, and moisturization is key when it comes to healthy skin.
#22. Use A Humidifier
Another option that can help maintain moisture in your skin when it’s dry outside is a humidifier. What this will do is keep the air in your home or office rich with enough moisture that your skin will enjoy the effects and get a break from the dry air. You can also add a few drops of essential oil to keep the air smelling pleasant.
#23. Enjoy A Hot Shower
When you want to clear up your skin and relax after a stressful day, a hot shower can be the perfect way to go. It feels great and will open up your pores so that you can get them nice and clean. The steam itself can be very nice and hydrating for your skin.
#24. Always Be Prepared
Make sure you have a purse big enough for a few supplies like hand cream, lip balm, a water bottle, and any other things you might need. If you prefer a smaller purse, you could carry a makeup bag for some of these things. It can be helpful to have blotting pads or moisturizers available throughout the day as well.
#25. Don’t Forget To Pamper Yourself!
Skincare doesn’t always have to be about work. It can also be a great time to relax and pamper yourself with masks, essential oils, and maybe even a hot bath. You’ll be able to relieve stress, and your skin will be healthier for it.
Don’t forget that when you’re trying out new products, it’s a good idea to test them to see if you have an allergic reaction. If not, feel free to enjoy and try out as many new skincare methods as possible. Each one has a lot to offer in the way of helping you to achieve happy, healthy skin.