Can you believe Valentine’s Day is just around the corner? That means it’s time to start thinking about how you want to look and feel on this special day. Whether you’re spending the day with a significant other, friends, or just yourself, one thing is for sure – you want to look and feel your best. A glowing complexion is a sign of healthy skin, and with the right skincare routine, this can be easily achieved. Let’s get right into it, these are the steps to follow for a skin-loving Valentine’s Day:
1. Get cleansing:
Cleansing is the first and most important step in your skincare routine. It removes impurities, makeup, and excess oil from your skin, leaving it feeling fresh and clean. Choose a Gentle Facial Wash that suits your skin type, whether it’s dry, oily, or combination skin.
How often: Cleansing should be done twice a day, in the morning and before bed.
2. Don’t forget to exfoliate:
Exfoliating is a crucial step in achieving glowing skin. It removes dead skin cells and unclogs pores, promoting cell renewal and leaving your skin looking brighter and smoother. Choose an exfoliant that suits your skin type, Aloe Unique’s Exfoliating Facial Scrub is formulated from plants and contains natural crushed walnut polishing partials. It is perfect for sensitive skin and assists with breakouts by removing excess oils as it buffs away dead skin cells.
How often: Exfoliate once or twice a week, depending on your skin’s tolerance.
3. Keep hydrating:
Hydrating your skin is essential for maintaining its health and radiance. Choose a moisturiser that suits your skin type and you’ll be good to go. Drinking plenty of water also helps in keeping your skin hydrated from the inside.
How often: Make sure to hydrate your skin twice a day, in the morning and before bed.
4. Stay Protected:
Sun protection is crucial for healthy skin. Use a sunscreen with at least SPF 30, and reapply it every two hours if you are spending time outdoors. Sun damage can cause premature aging and dark spots, so it is important to protect your skin.
How often: At least once a day, and every two hours if spending time in the sun.
5. Treat your skin:
Treating your skin with a face mask or other skincare treatments can help revitalize and rejuvenate it. Choose a face mask that targets your specific skin concerns, such as Anti-Aging, Oily or Dull skin.
How often: Use a face mask once or twice a week, depending on your skin’s needs.
In addition to these steps, it’s important to pay attention to your diet and lifestyle habits. A diet rich in antioxidants and healthy fats is essential for healthy skin, as is getting enough sleep and reducing stress. Exercise, healthy eating, and reducing alcohol and caffeine intake are all important factors in achieving healthy, glowing skin!
It’s important to remember that everyone’s skin is unique, and what works for one person may not work for another. Be patient and persistent with your skincare routine and be open to trying new products and techniques. Speaking of, did you know you can book a free consultation with our team? How’s that for a great Valentine’s Day gift for yourself.