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Are you using the right products for your skin?

Updated on October 22, 2014
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The skin

The skin is the largest organ in the body. All of our skin is different from color, texture and feel. But the anatomy is all the same. We all have different skin types and should use different products tailored to our own skin. The most basic skincare routine that I feel everyone should follow is to cleanse and moisturize.

Skin types

Dry, oily, acne prone, sensitive, combination

Layers of the skin

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Stratum corneum  
stradium lucidum
Stratum granulusom
stratum spinosum
Stratum germativum

Skin cleansers

Remember to always cleanse your skin. There are a lot of options out there. something for everybody. Using a cleanser to cleanse your skin of makeup, dirt, and impurities is important for healthy skin.

Cleansers

  • Jellys
  • balms
  • foams
  • gels
  • creams
  • oils
  • waters
  • milks

–There are a lot of different skin types. It is important to understand your skin type in order to use products for you skin type.

Quick tips

  • Exflolliate 2-3 times a week
  • remove makeup before bed
  • Use a cleanser at least once day
  • Don't pick at your breakouts, they'll leave a mark


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Skin changes

The skin changes throughout our lives. As we get older we lose collagen and our skin doesn't look as youthful as it did before. With the seasons changing, our skin changes as well. I myself do not use the same products I use in the winter as the summer. In the winter my skin gets drier. Meaning that I would use a creamier cleansers and thicker moisturizers. My makeup routine changes as well.

Skin moisturizers

Moisturizers can address many skin concerns. Dryness, acne, dark spots, etc. Its essential to wear moisturizer just to give your skin vibrant.

Moisturizers

  • gels
  • fluids
  • creams
  • lotions
  • creams
  • oils
  • balms/salves

Are you satisfied with your skincare routine?

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