The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Skin Care for all types of skins such as Dry Skin, Oily Skin, Combinational Skin, Sensitive Skin, and Normal Skin.
We all dream of Healthy Glowing skin, But Always get confused with lots of new products and endless skincare advice out there on the internet.
It’s always not easy to find out the skincare routine which can work best for your skin.
So, Here’s the Guide for building your best skincare routine.
Know Your Skin Type
Building the best skincare routine starts with identifying your own skin type, what kind of skin you have.
So, you will know how to take care of it.
- Dry Skin – Rough skin which may have scales and cracks.
- Oily Skin – Skin that is shiny and greasy, they also contain big pores.
- Combination Skin – Dry Skin + Oliy Skin at the same time. Dry Skin at Cheeks and Oily in the forehead.
- Sensitive Skin – Skin that is sensitive to make-up or other products causing irritation such as sting, burn, or itchiness.
- Normal Skin – The skin which is clear, well balanced, and not sensitive.
How to Clean your Skin (All Types)
Cleaning the skin is one of the most important steps to keep your skin healthy.
There are a few different methods of how you can clean your skin with different types.
1. Cleaning Dry skin
For Dry Skin, you must use Gentle Cleanser that doesn’t have alcohol or fragrance.
These ingredients can damage your skin even more.
Gently wash your skin and rinse with warm water, don’t use hot water, it will remove all your natural oils from your skin faster.
2. Cleaning Oily Skin
For cleaning oily skin you must use oil-free Foaming Cleanser to wash your face and rinse with plenty of warm water.
You can also use a toner or Astringent later, but make sure it doesn’t irritate your skin.
These types of products can help you remove extra oil from your skin making the less shiny along with cleaning your skin.
3. Cleaning Normal / Combination skin
Don’t use whatever soap you get in your bathroom or at your sink to wash your face, and also you don’t have to buy fancy or expensive products either.
You just have to get the products that suit your skin the best.
Get a Gentle Cleanser or soap for your skin applying it into your fingertips. Don’t scrub your face. Rinse it with plenty of warm water and pat it to dry.
NOTE: If your skin dries out or Gets Oily, Try a different Cleanser.
4. Cleaning Sensitive Skin
Use a gentle cleanser for sensitive skin and risen using warm water. Don’t rub your face or skin with a towel, just pat over the skin.
Try not to use products that have alcohol, acid, or fragrance.
Instead, look for products having Aloe, Chamomile, Green tea polyphenols, and Oats.
The fewer the ingredients in your Products, the more healthy your skin will be.
Moisturizing Your Skin
If you think you are too young or your skin type is oily and you don’t need a moisturizer then you are wrong.
All types of skin need moisturization once every day.
Apply the Moisturizer when your face is damp
after washing or rinsing. Which helps best for scaling the moisture on your skin.
NOTE – If you have Acne or your skin is Oily, Get a Light Weight or Oil-Free Moisturizer. So, it won’t block your Pores.
Using Sunscreen Lotion
The Moisturizer you applied may already have sunscreen on it, but still applying separate sunscreen protection is a better option.
Sun can damage your skin just in 15 minutes.
Get a Sunscreen with Broad-Spectrum of Protection with an SPF of at least 30.
Try to use sunscreen every day, even if it’s not a sunny or cold day.
The best practice is to re-apply it every 2 hours.
How Often Should You Wash Your Face
Too much washing can dry out your skin. So, once in a day is fine for most of the people.
In the morning you can rinse your face with warm water and dry it using a soft towel by patting it.
At night you can wash with a gentle cleanser or soap to get rid of all day’s dirt and make-up.
If you exercise or play sports then definitely wash your face with gentle cleanser or soap, because sweat can make your acne worse by clogging your pores.
Remove All Make-up Before Going to Bed
Working hard all day long makes you exhausted. But don’t go to bed before washing your face, because leaving make-up on your face will clog your pores which leads to acne. So, wash your face with a gentle cleanser or make-up remover.
Using a soft cloth or cotton pads are the best option for removing make-up.
If you are using Acne medications then apply it after cleaning your face or removing all your make-up.
What is Acne and the Reason Why It Cause
Acne usually starts during teenage, Puberty causes your body to make more hormones as a result your skin produces sebum(natural oils) coming out of your pores. Too much of sebum mixing with your dead skin cells will clog your pores and trap the bacteria inside which then causes Acne, resulting – Whiteheads, Blackheads, and pimples.
How Can You Treat Acne
Avoid Popping up Pimples, which can cause infection and can leave a scar on your face.
Instead of which you can use Acne-Fighting Products, such as lotions, Creams, Gels, and Cleaning Pads.
Always remember to follow the guidelines of the products else too much or too often use of such products can also cause irritation on your skin and can also lead to blemishes.
Be patient, as such products usually take a few weeks to work.
If your Acne problem is too bad then it will be better to consult a dermatologist.
How to Hide Your Blemishes
To hide your blemish you can cover them with oil-free make-up.
Foundation is good for covering large patches of acne.
Concealer is good for covering small areas of acne.
To hide the redness on your skin you can use the Green-tinted Color-correction Concealer.
Some tinted creams and concealers contain few medicinal ingredients, which means you can hide your acne as well as treat them at the same time.
NOTE:- Stop Using any products if it causes skin irritation or causes more Acne.
You may like to get tanned but in real it damages your skin.
In case you get to expose UV Rays you might also get skin cancer.
Tanning also leads to early wrinkling on your face, leathery-looking skin, and spots.
If you use tanning beds regularly then it can raise the chances of getting Melanoma (Deadliest skin Cancer)
In place of getting a real tan, there is a way to create a Sunless Self-Tanner, which is a safer tan.
It can tan your skin safely and also comes in many forms, such as lotion, sprays, and towelettes.
You can also try Airbrush tanning, where a salon expert sprays and create the tan right on your skin.
For Quick Tan – You can use Bronzer, It’s a Powdered brush or tinted cream which can create a freshly looking tan quickly.
Remember, always to protect yourself from getting real Tan.
Choosing the Right Make-Up
If you use make-up then choose the products which are labeled with “non-acnegenic” or “noncomedogenic“.
Non-Acnegenic – The label refers to products that won’t clog your pores and are less likely to cause pimples or acne breakouts
Non-Comedogenic – it means the labeled products are not likely to cause comedones (pore blockages)
Such labeled products are less likely to cause Acne or clogging of pores.
Always try to look for the make-up which is water-based and not oil-based.
Water-Based Make-up – These Make-ups are very light on the skin and will not clog pores.
Oil-Based Make-up – These Make-ups are a little thicker, they sit on your skin for a longer period, and they feel heavy and greasy on the skin.
If you have dry skin you can use oil-based make-up, but never use oil-based make-up if you have oily skin.
Tip – Don’t use Mascara for longer than 4 months.
Safety Tips for Make-up
Always keep your personal Make-up kit, Personal. Don’t share your Make-up or Make-up tools with others.
Always try to use fresh applicators when you try applicators at the store and also ask for fresh applicators at the salon.
Do not apply your eyeliner inside your lid, because it can cause irritation on your eyes.
If you have eye infection then try to use new makeup more often in place of using older once, in order to stop reinfect yourself.
Never try to put on makeup inside a car or bus, to avoid scratching your own eye and to prevent germs to get inside your make-up box.
Beware of False Advertisements
Seeing a beautiful model’s gorgeous skin in an ad will make you buy the product. So, don’t get fooled.
It’s the work of a professional stylist to create a gorgeous look, experienced Graphic Designer to remove their blemishes and pimples digitally, and a lighting expert to create the lightning more appealing.
Few Other Things That Damages Your Skin
- Avoid bad habits that cause acne, redness, and scars on your skin.
- Don’t pop-up your pimples to avoid infection.
- Keep your hair-gel and hair-spray away from your face, they can clog your pores.
- Don’t wear tight headbands to avoid strains on your skin.
- Don’t wear a woolen hat on a warm day to avoid excess creation of sebum.
- Don’t smoke, it can early age your skin and make it yellow and dry.
Healthy Food and Good Sleep for Healthy Skin
Always keep your skin healthy by eating healthy.
Make a diet with veggies, fruits, and whole grains.
Choose proteinaceous food like chicken, fish, lean meat, beans, and eggs.
Avoid food with high cholesterol, trans fats, saturated fats, salt, and sugar.
Avoid dark circles by getting plenty of sleep.
Good sleep can also prevent fine lines, dull skin, and other side effects of bad rest.
Relax! Even stress can damage your skin too.
Always try to stay hydrated.