Skincare Routine 101: A Complete Guide
You want to have the best skin of your life, and we want the same for you! Great skin gives confidence, and that extra pep in your step (you don't want to have to put on your 'face' every morning before you see anyone, do you?). It's not too late to repair skin damage, and If you don't know where to start, I'm here to take you through the basics.
1. A Cleanser: You want to cleanse without over drying. One of my favorite cleansers is the Mad Hippie Cream Cleanser. Made with loving natural ingredients, this cream cleanser costs $15.99. Of course, you can always get it for cheaper here
2. A Toner or Oil-free Serum: Shield against early signs of aging and sun damage. My favorite is Derma E Purifying Youth Serum. This gives your skin that youthful bounce,
3. A good Eye Cream: Protect and Care for your under eyes, and they'll care for you in return. I love the one from Dr. Alkaitis, if you are looking for something lesser priced, Acure eye cream is $14.39 on vita cost.com
4. An Exfoliant: It's common to exfoliate and forget your lips are part of your face too. Your toothbrush (you have one right?) is a handy tool for exfoliating your lips.
For problematic skin, you'll need
1. A good Acne Treatment
The Video Below guides you through a basic step-by-step morning and night routine you can adopt on a daily.
Night Time Routine.
Makeup Remover/Face Cleanser: I'm a sucker for Alba Botanica Products, and use Alba Botanica Wipes which I find take off dirt, makeup and debris pretty well, for $4.89 at vita cost.com. You can also get it at any organic food store.
Bonus: This is an optional step, but I use the RMS Beauty Oil at night as a final step to seal my routine.