Facials are a wonderful way to care for your skin. That said, simply scheduling occasional facials isn't really enough to maintain beautiful skin. What you do in between those facials matters just as much as the facials themselves. Unfortunately, many people don't take the extra steps necessary to care for their faces, rendering their regular facials practically pointless.
Obviously, you don't want to be one of those individuals who fail to take good care of their skin between appointments. Therefore, you may be wondering what kinds of things you should do for your face on a regular basis. Here’s a bit of facial care advice.
#1. Establish a Routine
When it comes to daily face care, it's all about routine. Changing things up too often can wreak havoc on your sensitive facial skin. For this reason, you'll want to find a set of products that work well for your skin type, stick with those products, and use them on a daily basis. This will help ensure your skin remains clean and clear.
Not sure where to begin in terms of products? We are thrilled with the latest technoceutical breakthrough from Murad, Multi-Vitamin Infusion Oil. We try to keep it in stock but it sells out regularly!
#2. Remove Makeup
One of the most important parts of any daily facial care routine is makeup removal. Makeup clogs the pores and can lead to breakouts and other skin issues. Ensuring all makeup is cleaned from your face completely at the end of each day will help you avoid these problems.
#3. Stay Hydrated
You probably know that hydration is key when it comes to keeping our bodies healthy. Our faces are no exception to this rule.
Drinking plenty of water keeps skin feeling soft and reduces the likelihood of developing wrinkles. It assists in keeping skin from drying out and chapping during the winter months, and some even claim that it gives their skin a lovely glow.
#4. Watch Your Diet
Clearly, greasy junk foods aren't good for your skin and shouldn't be consumed often or in large quantities. What some people don't realize is that by replacing junk foods with a few specific items, they can improve their skin health even more.
Incorporate plenty of the following foods into your diet for a lovely, clear, and youthful face:
#5. Use Sunscreen
The sun’s UV rays are incredibly harmful to our skin. Unfortunately, many people don't take this fact seriously enough. Sure, they might wear sunscreen for a long day at the beach, but most individuals don't protect themselves from the sun when doing other outdoor activities. This is somewhat understandable because sunscreen is never fun to deal with.
You may be thinking, “Well, my makeup has SPF in it, so I’m covered!” But think again! The SPF protection in your makeup isn’t enough to protect you all day long or on all affected areas.
These days, it’s easy to find lighter, oil-free sunscreen products that won’t get caked up under your makeup or infiltrate your application brushes. We carry an array of top quality SPF products from Murad and are happy to assist you with recommendations.
#6. Avoid Scarring
We know it's tempting, but if you develop a pimple or blackhead between facials, please don't try to take care of it yourself. Doing so can cause scarring. Instead, schedule an appointment with one of our skilled estheticians. They can help you with the issue properly and without damage.
These super simple tips will help you retain your gorgeous glow for years to come. Of course, following these steps definitely doesn't remove the need for the occasional facial. Therefore, you'll want to continue to come in for appointments as recommended while also caring for your skin between those appointments.
Is it time for your next facial? Call us today to make an appointment!