There are 3 basic steps in your journey to fight acne. Here are the most important steps of skin care routine that you need to know:
1. Washing your face with a facial wash or foam. – This step is really important in helping you fight acne. When you wash your face with a good facial wash or foam, you can get rid of all the dirt, dust, grime and sea bum that accumulate on your face all though out the day. There are other facial wash and foams that have beads in them. Those kinds of facial cleansers that have beads are not advisable to use every day. The beads in those facial cleansers serve as scrub that exfoliates your skin. Exfoliating makes your skin similar to buffing your skin to get rid of dead skin cells. So if you exfoliate everyday by using facial cleansers with beads, you can hurt your hurt you skin. It is best to wash your face twice a day. Once when you wake up in the morning and wash your face again before you go to bed at night.
Do you know how to properly wash your face to fight acne? Here is how you do it. First, splash and rinse your face with cold water. Second, put an amount amount of your facial wash to your fingertips and lather by rubbing your fingers together. Do not use your palms in massaging your facial wash to your face. Just use your finger tips in gently massaging and tapping the facial wash to make sure that you get your face clean. If you have acne, it will not do you any good if you will scrub your acne with pressure by using the palms of your hand. Do not let the facial wash stay on your face any longer than 2 minutes. Your skin will be dry and dull if you let the facial wash stay on your face for a long time. And lastly, rinse your face with cold water. Make sure that your face is clean and free from facial wash residue. Rinse at least two times.
2. Use a gentle toner. Get a toner that does not have too much alcohol content to make sure that it will be gentle on your skin. After cleansing your face, using a gentle toner will be good to address your skin's specific needs to fight acne. Most toners make sure that your pores will be minimized. It is also the toner's job to prepare your skin for the last step of your skin care routine.
3. Use a moisturizer. The best moisturizer for your skin does not make your face too oily and it makes sure that your skin is even moisturized all over. Upon knowing your skin type, it will be easy for you to find the best moisturizer for you.
The key is to remember doing your skin care routine religiously. You also need to have enough patience in using the products to fight acne. Other skin care routines have more than 3 steps but you have to make sure that you are not putting too many different products on your face.
Source by See Ang