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Facial Skincare tips

Updated: Apr 25, 2020

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Facial Skincare Tips

1. Dehydration is the first culprit for a long list of skin issues.

Surface dehydration disrupts the body’s natural production and secretion of oil. It's the cause of dryness, dull skin, milia, broken capillaries, premature ageing, sagging skin, breakouts, blackheads, large pores, redness, sensitivity, roughness, fine lines, wrinkles, and acne. It is crucial to rehydrate the skin with moisture tonic to balance the oil glands. Hydrating liquid tonic will effectively penetrate and saturate moisture into the deep layers of the skin. Creams and lotions are heavier and will only stay on the top layers of the skin.

2. Think of skin cells like roof shingles.

Apply hydrator or toner in a gentle upward motion. This will allow the skin to better absorb the hydration as the formation of our skin cells are similar to overlapping roof shingles on a house.

3. Tone your face muscles while you use...toner.

Applying products in an upward motion firms, lifts, and contours facial muscles.

4. Get a facial every 28 days.

Every 28 days our skin undergoes one full skin cycle. To achieve healthy cell turnover, dead skin cells and impurities need to be removed. Oxidized oil trapped in the pores will clog the skin. With a thorough cleansing facial once a month, skin can breathe and look healthier.

5. Clogged pores = wasted product.

Clean pores are the key to healthy skin. Extractions are important, and you will see improved penetration of active ingredients. Application of skin cream on dead cells or clogged pores will not yield optimal results. Plus, nightly cleansing and exfoliation is important to remove dead cells, pollution and to prevent acne bacteria build up.

6. Iced cold drinks are making you look tired.

Be careful to avoid and limit ice-cold drinks. Iced drinks weaken our kidney function which in turn can cause eye bags. Avoid drinking too much water two hours or sooner before sleeping, as excess water in the body during sleep hours will cause water retention and puffiness.

7. Using your fingers instead of cotton pads will save you money.

It is not necessary to use cotton balls because it will waste product. Apply with your palm and fingertips in an upward sweeping motion.

8. Sleep with a hydrating mask to get an amazing morning glow.

Applying a hydrating or oxygen mask during sleep hours is a trick to expedite the skin and body's regeneration—and wake up with a rejuvenated complexion.

Facials are not only great for the skin they are fabulously relaxing too. If you are thinking about booking for a facial take a look at the treatments that I offer here!

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