Your skin is unique and that means your skincare routine can be unique too! It takes months and even years for some to find the right skincare routine.. It is based on so much more than you think it is! The health of your skin can effect your confidence, your makeup routine and your every day life! Makeup can look dry or caked on if your skin is flaky or showing signs of peeling. It can also looked creased and too oily if you are using too much oil on your skin. It can be overwhelming to find the right combination of skincare for you specifically! There are a few indicators on what your skin type is and what products or routine would fit you best. Here are some general questions to start asking...
What is my skin type?
Oily, dry, or combination skin all result in different types of care and different products! Is your skin peeling and flaking off? You likely have overly dry skin that needs moisture and a nourishing cleanser. Oily might need a more intense cleanser and a light moisturizing product. Combination skin (feeling dry and oily on different areas of your face) could result in some more middle of the line products. Start with this question to get you set on the right track. If you have sensitive skin that reacts aggressively to harsh products or makeup, keep this in mind as well and look at the ingredients!
What is my price range?
There are plenty of amazing products out there and you can pay into the hundreds of dollars for skin care. But there are options for everyone's budget. Sometimes the skincare that fits you best can be all-natural and less expensive. A lot of this is trial and error but knowing that you CAN'T afford the high priced skincare line is a good place to start. Don't dig yourself in a financial hole trying to fix the issue. There are options out there that will fit your pocketbook!
What are my skin issues and my skin goals?
Knowing what is wrong with your skin might seem as easy as taking a look in the mirror, but there might be more to the issue! Some skin irritation is due to lack of moisture when the person believes their skin is too oily. Seeking out the help of a dermatologist can be helpful for knowing, not only your issues but the root of them. Knowing your skin goals is also important. Different skin routines will result in different outcomes.. Are you wanting to get rid of acne?? Then the anti-aging skincare line is not what suites you best. Whether it's fine lines, wrinkles, looking younger, acne, dryness or skin sensitivity, there are specific products for all. So don't pick up random products thinking they will all get the job done. Research is key!
With these tips and questions I hope you get on the right track for your skincare! Finding the perfect routine can boost your confidence, improve your makeup game and give you that glowing confidence we all want!
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