CREATING A PROPER EVENING SKINCARE ROUTINE
Daytime skincare is all about protection and prevention while nighttime skincare aims to address skin issues before the regenerative process that happens while you sleep.
- MAKEUP REMOVAL
- CLEANSING OIL
- WATER-BASED CLEANSER
- NIGHT CREAM
- PHYSICAL EXFOLIATION
- CHEMICAL EXFOLIATION
Heat up two pumps of your oil-based cleanser in the palm of your hand before massaging into skin and down your neck, then take a minute to work in the product and stimulate circulation. Unless doing the double cleanse method, rinse with warm water and leave skin damp for the next step. If doing the double cleanse method, don't rinse and proceed with water based cleanser.
Work your water-based cleanser into a foam (if it foams), gently massaging onto your skin, and rinse with cold water. Press a clean washcloth onto your skin to dry – do not rub.
After patting skin dry with a towel, apply a quarter-sized amount of product by pressing it onto your face, not swabbing it on with a cotton pad.
Serums are the most potent and customizable step in your skincare routine, and, depending on what issues you’re having with your complexion, will determine exactly which product you will need.
Applying an oil overnight will enable the skin to combat the overproduction of sebum and pore clogging oil that leads to the breakouts, blackheads, and enlarged pores of combination and oily skin.
Place a few drops in your hand and lightly massage in an upward motion.
The final step in your nightly routine should always be a viscous moisturizer to seal in the effects of all the hard work you’ve put in to the previous steps. Sleeping masks and night creams are intended to still be lingering in the AM, hence the necessity of starting your morning routine with an oil based cleanser, if you can.