HEALTH
last update: 31 October 2016

You know the do you know the correct order to apply your beauty products?

Does it really matter when and in what order you apply your skin care products? The answer ir yes. Applying your skin care products in the proper order ensures that your skin receives the full benefits of each product.

 

Why order is important?

Because it ensures that the skin receives the active ingredients of each product and take advantage of each one. For example, if you apply a cream before the serum, the ingredients of the cream will prevent the serum to penetrate the skin. Like many moisturizers also contain water, and apply them over the sunscreen, could dilute the effectiveness of the same.

In addition to the order, it is important to give time for the skin to absorb, since stacking them, may decrease their effectiveness.

 

The correct order

A simple rule is to apply the products by the thinner consistency to the heavier, the liquid to oil. And of course, depending on whether is daytime or evening routine, there are some variations.

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1. Cleanser
Start your morning with a mild cleaning agent. After all, there isn't that much to clean but it is important to refresh and energize the skin.

2. Tone
It's a great way to finish this phase and ensure that oils and dirt, are eliminated. Avoid very aggressive and toners with alcohol.

3. Serum
Is optional but is a great way to enrich your routine. There is one for each need and therefore, you must choose what you want to treat and improve on your skin.

4. Eye cream
The eye contour area has thin skin and subject to many daily aggressions so, it will thank you all the care that you can spare. An eye cream is the best way to prevent aging.

5. Day cream
Regardless of your skin type, it's important to moisturize the skin wich will help your skin to resist the daily aggression to which it is subject.

6. Sun protection
A step so simple that can save your skin, years and youth. Must be the last step in your routine to work as a shield and protect the skin from the harmful effects of sun exposure.

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1. Cleanser
To remove any accumulated dirt throughout the day, as well as makeup, if you use it, you must start your routine with a deep cleaning with suitable products. Milk, mousse, gels, oils, balms, etc. Choose the elected and devote some time to dissolve and eliminate all dirt you may have on the skin.
You can complement this step, applying an exfoliant, one to two times a week.

2. Tone
Especially important in this routine, to eliminate all residues and impurities from the skin, improve microcirculation, prepare the skin to receive hydration, return the natural pH of the skin, soften, soothe and refresh.

3. Localized treatment
Apply at this stage, products to treat located problems in the skin: acne, blemishes, wrinkles. Leave a few minutes in order to avoid dilution of the effectiveness of same.

4. Serum
You can apply the same used in the morning or choose a suitable for this regenerative phase. It is very important to apply serum because it is a concentrated treatment that will penetrate deep into your skin.

5. Eye cream
You can apply the same as applied in the morning or a more generous and rich, applied with circular and relaxing movements.

6. Night Cream
May or may not be different from that of day, unless the same has sunscreen. You can opt for a richer formula and take advantage of it's regenerative ability.

7. Facial Oil
For any kind of skin, even the oils, apply a few drops as a final step of your routine or mixed with your moisturizer. Is an excellent way to seal the applied products and take advantage of self-massage.

 

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