How To Expertly Build a Good Skin Care Routine
Figure out your skin type
Know what you work with
Keep It Clean
Dead skin don't leave space for new skin
Chemical exfoliant are preferred and go into 4 categories :
- AHA (glycolic acid, lactic acid) will help with hyperpigmentation, pores, fine lines and wrinkles and even the skin tone
- BHA (salicylic acid) dry out access oil and are useful for blackhead and whitehead
- PHA (lactobionic acid) is a gentler version of the AHA
- Retinoid (Retinol, Retin A, Tretinoin) will sooth sun-damage, minimize signs of aging, and treat acne, as well as protecting your skin from free radical and promote collagen production
Exfoliation should be limited to twice weekly.
Address Any Problems
Seal & Hydrate
ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS...
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