Washing your face is, seemingly, not a very complicated task. All you need to do is splash some water on your face, rub in your cleanser, and rinse. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? As it turns out, proper cleansing is anything but simple. We spend all our energy (and money) trying to perfect our skincare routine but when it comes to the very first step, most of us tend to slack. It is commonly assumed that cleansing your face is such an easy and basic task that you can do it even when you are completely tired or sloshed – which, of course, you can. Although chances are, you won’t be doing it too well.
Washing your face properly doesn’t just get rid of your makeup but also the dirt, oil, dead skin cells, and all the gunk that can clog your pores or make your skin look dull. This also helps prevent acne breakouts, reduces inflammation, and improves overall skin health. So, how you do it makes all the difference.
Read on for a few tips to wash your face the right way.
Wash your hands before you wash your face: Always wash your hands before you use them to slather the cleanser all over your face. This is because unclean hands can transfer germs and dirt to your face. It’s like wiping down a surface with a dirty rag – it isn’t exactly what you will call cleaning.
Do not skip washing your face at night: During the day, your face is exposed to the environment, resulting in a buildup of dirt and pollution on the outer layer of your skin. Cleansing your face at night is the most effective way to wash all of that away. Do not, we repeat, do not skip it, even if you don’t have any makeup on.
Or in the morning: An A.M. cleanse helps clean your skin of the bacteria from your saliva and the oil from your hair that gets transferred as you toss and turn throughout the night. Also, if you use nighttime skincare products like serums and night creams, you will want to wash them off before you apply your daytime products.
Use a gentle cleanser: If you are blessed with skin that is not sensitive, you may have a habit of reaching out to a random face wash. But keep in mind that harsh, chemical-laden cleansers can strip your skin of its natural moisture barrier, leaving it vulnerable to dryness and inflammation. For best results, always use a gentle and preferably natural face cleanser that is formulated to maintain the delicate balance of your skin.
Getting this step in your skincare regimen right is worth all the effort as it will result in clear, glowing, and healthy skin. Chandanni offers an extensive range of organic beauty and wellness products, including an all-natural organic face wash. Made with Ayurvedic principles, using the finest ingredients, our products do not contain any derived chemicals, fillers, or additives.
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