Thursday, April 22, 2010
My new skincare routine for blemish free skin
I have a new skincare routine for blemish free youthful skin. Lately my skin has been irritated from using so many different products, so I have stopped the at home chemical and microdermabrasion peels. I have cut back on applying masks to my face and I have began a new skincare regime. For exmample, I used to use a salicylic face wash, now I use Oil of olay cleansing cloths for oily skin to remove makeup and Cerave hydrating cleanser free of sulfates and fragrances, which is key to maintain a healthy PH balance. For my night time routine after cleansing my skin I apply Clinique Even Better Clinical for hyperpigmentation from old breakouts and past skin damage. Lastly, I apply Cerave Moisturizing Cream which contains Hyaluronic Acid which is naturally found in skin which keeps it plump and youthful looking. It also contains Ceramides which act as a protective barrier sealing in moisture and protects skin against the environment. Now I alternate between the Even Better Clinical with Retin-a Micro. I will use the Retin-a Micro three times a week and Even better for the rest of the week. During the day I use the Cerave only and my Proactive Toner which is a staple for me because it really softens and prepares my skin for other products. After toning I dab a little Proactive Repairing Lotion only where I need it and then wear Oil of Olay Ageless Moisturizer with SPF 20. So Far so good! I am on a mission to have healthy clear youthful skin. I have always taken good care of my skin, now that I am 36 I have to be diligent with my routine. It's not easy doing this routine every night after running around after a 14 month old all day but my skin will thank me in the end. I would like to know what your skin care routine is and if you have any products that you love.