The Perfect Skin Routine to Follow

If you ever find yourself tired of the way your skin is treating you, then you came to the right place. Trying out a skin routine is the perfect way to start taking care of your skin. By following these steps, you will find yourself not having to worry about whether or not your skin is healthy or not.

What type of skin you have

https://www.pexels.com/photo/woman-having-bubble-bath-1202000/

First, figure out what type of skin you have. It is very crucial to know your skin type so you know how to treat it. The 4 basic skin types are: dry, oily, a combination of dry and oily, sensitive, and normal skin.

Dry Skin

https://www.pexels.com/photo/person-pouring-plastic-tube-bottle-1029896/

For dry skin, use a cleanser that doesn't have alcohol or fragrances. These things can dry your skin out even more. Scrub your face gently and leave it on your skin for a minute or two. Then, use warm water. Never use hot water because it can dry your skin out more. Exfoliate your skin once a week so your skin will become evener.

Oily skin

https://www.pexels.com/photo/person-washing-his-hand-545014/

Having oily skin can be annoying, so try these tips to prevent from looking greasy all the time. Find an oil-free foaming cleanser to wash your face. Use warm water to wash it off. Look for a toner that best fits you, apply it right after you cleanse your face. This can make your face look less shiny and have healthy skin.

Normal and combination skin

https://www.pexels.com/photo/man-holding-two-pink-flowers-2245100/

It's not necessary to purchase high quality and expensive skin products for those who have normal and combination skin. However, don't go too easy on your skin and just wash your face with whatever bar of soap you can find. Find something that works best for you like a gentle cleanser or soap. Do not scrub your face, just apply it on. Rinse with warm water and dry it with a towel.

Sensitive Skin

https://www.pexels.com/photo/bath-blur-brush-candles-275765/

Be cautious if you have sensitive skin. Clean your face with a gentle cleanser. Use warm or cold water. Let your face air-dry. Don't rub or scrub your skin, it will irritate it. Stay away from exfoliating also. Don't buy products that don't have acid, fragrance, soap, or alcohol. Buy products that have chamomile, aloe, oats, or green tea. The fewer ingredients the product can prevent your skin from having a reaction.

Tips For All Skin

https://www.pexels.com/photo/white-heart-shape-on-human-skin-161608/

Moisturizer should always be applied after toner. No matter how young you are, you should start using moisturizer because it helps protect skin especially if it has a little SPF in it.

Speaking of SPF, apply sunscreen after moisturizer. Although you might have found SPF in your moisturizer it never hurts to use separate protection also. Wear it every day, no matter what kind of weather might appear.

Wash your face twice daily. it is recommended to wash it when you wake up and when you are about to go to bed. Remove all that make off at the end of the day. It is very bad for the skin to keep it on overnight.

Speaking of makeup, choosing makeup is crucial for the skin. Pick out products that have noncomedogenic or nonacnegenic. Don't share makeup or makeup tools. Wash your brushes often and use fresh applicators when you try samples at stores. Always buy new makeup and not use.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Barefoot Wine Instagram

Have you noticed that you're drinking a lot more than you used to during the Pandemic? You're not alone.

I too in recent weeks have noticed that I'm drinking more than normal, and earlier in the day. I've started having a glass of wine with lunch a few days a week, something I never used to do. Although, a recent Odyssey survey shows that most Americans are starting to drink between 4 and 8 pm.

Keep Reading... Show less
Lifestyle

These Phoebe Buffay Outfits Prove She's A '90s Fashion Icon — We're Replicating EVERY Single One

In case you needed another reason to love our favorite coffee shop singer.

NBC

I've always been described as the Phoebe of my friend group — not just for being a vegan, animal-loving people pleaser, but also for the false sense of confidence in my singing and athleticism.

I consider it a compliment to be labeled a Phoebe. Besides her general warmth, I was always drawn to her hippy-chic vibes and passion for environmentalism before it was even cool to be vegan or to care about the planet. The way she carelessly ran through parks flailing her limbs without a care mimicked her effortlessly eccentric style.

Keep Reading... Show less
Politics and Activism

Elijah McClain's Case Is Being Reopened — His Family Is Still Waiting For Justice

The killing of an innocent Black man will be reinvestigated, and that news that brought me to tears.

9News / YouTube

On August 24, 2019, in Aurora, CO, a 23-year-old Black man named Elijah McClain was walking home from a convenience store after buying iced tea for his brother. He was wearing a ski mask because he was anemic and easily got cold. He was listening to music and dancing while he walked when someone called 911 on this Black man simply walking home.

Keep Reading... Show less

'Tis the season for wedding fun and if you're hosting or helping plan a bachelorette party for the bride-to-be, you're going to want it to be a blast. Whether it's a social distance soiree or a virtual party, games will always spice up the time with the gals, so if you're looking for a fun and easy one to get the party started (and everyone drunk), this game is for you.

What's the name of the game? "Drink If: Bachelorette Party Edition." Here's how it works.

Keep Reading... Show less
Health and Wellness

I Talked To My Friend About Her Cystic Fibrosis And Wow, CF Patients Are WARRIORS

Not many people can say they've had a double lung transplant.

Alissa Katz

Forty percent of the United States lives with a chronic disease. These diseases are unique in their own way, but one thing is the same — every individual who lives with a chronic condition faces obstacles because of their disease.

Not only do these illnesses require a lot of education for the individuals who have them, but for the community as a whole. The more we as a society know about these diseases, the more well-rounded (and ideally, helpful) we'll be. If anything, we'll have a greater appreciation for the strength individuals with chronic conditions show on a daily basis.

Keep Reading... Show less

We've all been there... your brain was telling you "bad idea," but your heart was saying "but what if..." and now you're heartbroken. Whether you were actually in a relationship with the person or you never made it passed the "talking stage" before he broke your heart, it still hurts!

The good news? You're not alone and things will get better. Here are a few TikToks that will motivate you to move on, no matter what stage of the breakup process you're in.

Keep Reading... Show less
Lifestyle

How To Create A Summer Reading List On Odyssey

Books are the perfect summer companions.

It's officially summer 2020, and yes, we're still in the middle of a global pandemic, which means a lot of your free time this summer is probably going to involve watching Netflix. But you can't take Netflix to the pool or on the beach.

Keep Reading... Show less
Facebook Comments