new Year resolution for your skin to beat skincare problems
New Year resolution for your skin to beat skin problems.
We all have certain resolutions for New Year. But I bet clear skin is one of the most common resolutions of females this year. With the increasing pollution in our atmosphere and our ever-changing lifestyles our skin suffers the most. Clear and glowing skin is a luxury. But to make it easily achievable, I have made an easy to do affordable skin care regime for you.
Flawless and glowing skin is loved by all. But that stupid pimple on our face is so stubborn that it never fades away. No matter how hard we try, it always comes back. And after so much efforts, if we succeed in terminating the acne, it leaves a scar which is a nightmare for everyone. There is saying that self love begins with skincare and I totally agree with it. Taking good care of our body and wellbeing is the foremost step towards self love. Flawless skin cannot be attained in a day. Rome was not built in a day. A proper regime must be maintained to achieve flawless skin. So here is the complete guide to flawless skin that you always dreamt of.
• start your day with a glass of water
I can never recommend this step enough. Drinking water is essential to keep ourselves hydrated. Hydrated skin tends to glow and give a radiant effect to your skin. Drink at least eight glasses of water to keep yourself hydrated.
• Cleanse your skin
Cleansing is a pivotal part of skincare. The dust and dirt that sticks to our face can clog pores and cause various skin disease. Unclear and dirty skin is prone to breakouts and acne. Also, you need to know the right way to cleanse your face. Take a liberal amount of face wash on your palm. Apply it to your damp skin with and finger in circular motion. Be gentle on your skin and wash it off with water. Cleanse twice a day to see better results
• Scrub your face once a week
Scrubbing is essential to remove the dead skin cell that gets accumulated on the skin. It immediately makes your skin soft and tender. Dead skin cells blocks your pores and causes blackheads and whiteheads. Scrubbing once a week gives you that subtle, glowing skin you love. Take a generous amount of scrub on the tip of your finger and gently massage it in circular motion. Always apply your scrub on a damp face and be gentle on your skin. Excessive scrubbing can cause rashes and rip natural oil from your skin.
• Use a toner
I believe toner is an essential part of our skin care routine. It removes the extra impurities left on our skin and makes our skin more glowing and radiant. It rejuvenates our skin and makes us look beautiful. Use an organic toner free from harmful chemicals (I’ll post another blog for that) because toners penetrate directly into our bare skin. You can apply it by using a cotton pad or spray it on your face but don’t rub it. Rubbing it on the skin does not work. Dab it into your skin.
• Moisturize your face
Moisturize your face twice a week. Use a good moisturizer according to your skin type. Opt for a gel based moisturizer to avoid oily and greasy looking skin. Apply a generous amount of moisturizer right after the toner on your damp face to lock the water moisture to your face. Apply twice a day.
• Use a sunscreen
Sunscreen must be applied every day to block the harmful ultra violet rays from penetrating your skin. Sunscreen prevents skin care and all skin related problems. Generous amount of sunscreen must be applied. If you have an oily skin opt for a gel based sunscreen. Sunscreen must be used on rainy days and indoors.
• Use a serum
There are several serums available in the market. Choose one according to your skin problem. For example, if you want an acne free clear skin, you can use salicylic acid serum meant to remove acne scars, dark spots and pigmentation. If you suffer from dry skin and want to brighten up your face, you can try out retinol and vitamin c serum in your routine to brighten up your face.
• Invest in facial masks
Facial masks are a life savior for all of us. It fixes our skin problems in a minute. You want to brighten your face? The solution is a face mask. Are you tired of dry skin? Apply a face mask. It instantly does the work. You have two options- invest in a clay or any face mask available in the market or use homemade face masks that fix your issue. If you are someone who savors home remedies you can definitely try out homemade facemasks. Some of my favorite face masks include: ubtan facemask, honey and curd facemask etc.
That’s it. Consistency is the key.