What steps do you follow in your skin care routine??

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  1. Sneha Sunny profile image90
    Sneha Sunnyposted 8 years ago

    I would like to know.....

    1. lalalaura profile image60
      lalalauraposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I use Proactiv. Sometimes when I run out, I use other products and start breaking out again. I'm 21 yrs old and never got acne when I was younger but just recently moved down south and the heat and humidity wreaks havoc on my face. So I ordered proactive and my face is a lot better than before! I use the face wash, the toner, and the lotion in that order and I use it twice a day. I also have the mask which you can dab on at night and it will normally dry anything out. I love it and highly suggest it!

      1. Sneha Sunny profile image90
        Sneha Sunnyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I've also heard about it........ I'll try it out. But actually I hesitate using a variety of products. My skin is sensitive and everything doesn't suits my skin. I'm presently using herbal products from Lotus Herbals. Let's see whether it will work or not. I've used branded products like Lakme but every time I ended up with pimples and small bumps on my face... I've heard about Proactive. I'll try it..

    2. profile image51
      saddy328posted 7 years agoin reply to this
    3. caleb89 profile image61
      caleb89posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Wash your face twice a day (with a face brush like clarisonic or olay), then use a moisturizer with spf 15 in the morning and one containing salycic acid at night, to keep my acne under control.

  2. Lisa HW profile image60
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    I've pretty much always washed my face with a basic soap (no deodorants, moisturizers, etc.), using my hands - never anything abrasive or scratchy (like a facecloth), because that encourages breakouts.  These days, I put a little moisturizer (nothing expensive/any old brand) under my eyes before putting on any make-up (because I'm now OLD  lol) - but that's it.  Oh - I've always worn a foundation with a sunscreen in it (nothing expensive/any decent-enough brand), and I think that's helped prevent at least some sun damage.

    Breakouts have pretty much never been a problem (one here or then when I was younger).  I don't have a problem with either an oily or dry complexion.  I have a theory (sort of  lol) that people who spend too much time stressed out about taking care of their complexions may bring on breakouts and premature aging that wouldn't have happened.  smile  In all seriousness, I really think a lot of people get their skin irritated (and invite breakouts, or more breakouts if they have a serious acne problem) by being over-zealous with products that irritate the skin.  There have been times when I've figured I'd REALLY wash my face by lathering it three times instead of the usual one or two - and I've learned that there's pretty much 100% a "blemish" will result.

  3. hschica profile image60
    hschicaposted 8 years ago

    I wash my face daily with a plain old facial cleanser and use apple cider vinegar as a toner before bed. It clears up breakouts within 12 hours and lessens the visibility of pores. It even seems to moisturize my face quite well, so I usually don't need to use a moisturizer. Though if I do, it is usually just a regular, oil-free moisturizer (since I have somewhat oily skin). Really, though, the apple cider vinegar works wonders. I have struggled with acne for many years and tried every acne medication out there... only the vinegar has been effective! (And it's much less expensive too!)

    1. Sneha Sunny profile image90
      Sneha Sunnyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      i should try vinegar.... thanks for your response

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    Home Girlposted 8 years ago

    If your skin is dry ,or you are not young anymore, you should never use a soap for your face, and lotions/creams for extra dry skin with collagen work better. I use St.Ives collagen elastin skin lotion, big bottle like 500ml if I am not mistaken. I can buy it at any supermarket, almost any drug store in Canada. It's cheap, it's not oily, never any residue on my skin. I use it every time I wash my hands or face. Never see any dryness or redness on hands,even on a cold winter day. It creates a good invisible barrier and nourishes the skin. Good, very good. For the price $5-7 dollars a big bottle, you cannot go wrong. Used to be even better, I do not like that new formula they are selling right now, it flakes on your skin sometimes while drying, but I still use it. It still works and the price! Even I can afford it. Warning: It has to be collagen elastin - others just do not work!

    1. Sneha Sunny profile image90
      Sneha Sunnyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I'm a teen.... Thanks for the info... I think that's a great lotion... smile

  5. R.S. Hutchinson profile image79
    R.S. Hutchinsonposted 8 years ago

    peanutbutter...crazy I know but something in the oil makes the skin radient! (like how they use mayo for conditioner)

    1. profile image0
      Home Girlposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      And if you add some chocolate to it, everybody will be licking you not just your dog! big_smile

  6. Ellarose92 profile image60
    Ellarose92posted 8 years ago

    i have oily to combination skin so i use cleansers and face cream that match m face descrpion adn i also buy make up that dont make my face even worse and are good for my type of skin i would go to a beauty section in a store and ask them so they can recomend products then go to the drug store and find similar products once you figure out your type of skin i actually wrote a hub about my skin routine and top 10 best cleansers for diffirent face types!!

    1. Sneha Sunny profile image90
      Sneha Sunnyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I'll be checking out your hub.... need to see it..


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