THE BETTER LOOKING SKIN SERIES
Facial cleansing should be done by everyone regardless of their skin type, be it oily, acne-prone, dry, sensitive or combination.
Cleansing should be once or twice daily for maximum results. Yass to glowing skin!!
General tips on cleansing and choosing cleansers: It’s advisable to cleanse in the morning after waking up to get rid of sebum/oil produce during the night and also at night to remove makeup, dirt, sweat accumulated during the day that can clog pores.
Cleanse with facial cleansers and not bar soaps except cleansing bars like sebamed cleansing bar.
Avoid over cleansing/ washing of the face to avoid over drying the skin which could lead to breakouts.
For Dry skin types, cleansing once a day is recommended. The skin still needs a little sebum to keep it glowing and supple. A night time cleansing routine is advisable to get rid of dirt accumulated during the day. A Moisturizing cleanser is advisable.
For sensitive skin types, an organic cleanser free from harsh ingredients is advisable to prevent inflammation of the skin.
For Oily skin types, cleansing in the morning and at night is advisable to help keep oil production at bay, prevent clogging of pores from dirts and oils. This also applied to Acne prone skin, cleansers help to get rid of bacteria, dirt that could lead to more breakouts. Cleansers that contain Salicyclic acid or Benzoyl perioxide are good for fighting acne.
Get cleansers that suit your skin types or gentle cleansers that can be used by all skin types. Avoid changing products too frequently, use a product for at least 3 weeks to see a difference.
Written by Thelma