Make sure that you follow a beauty regimen that suits your skin type, and once you start it, make sure that you follow it everyday. One of the best ways to ensure that you follow your beauty regimen religiously is to choose one that is simple and not too high maintenance.
Any beauty regimen consists of three basic steps; cleansing, toning and moisturizing. This might seem like a simple beauty ritual, but if you want a beautiful complexion, then following these steps is essential.
The beauty regimen of a woman in her 20s will of course be different from that of a woman in her mid 30s or 40s. As we age, the skin loses collagen and it becomes prone to wrinkles and fine lines. So to combat these signs of aging, you need a different beauty regimen.
Daily Beauty Regimen for Young Skin
For women in their 20s, a basic beauty regimen of cleansing, toning and moisturizing is essential. If you have some specific problems like acne, blackheads or oily skin, then you need to address these specific issues too. Given here is a step-by-step skincare regimen for smooth and soft skin.
After cleansing your skin, the next step is to apply a toner. Choose an alcohol free toner that contains natural astringents like witch hazel extract or chamomile essence. A toner will help to remove any dirt or oil from your skin's pores and also restore your skin's pH balance.
Women who have oily skin should stick to lighter water based moisturizers or mattifying that will hydrate skin without making your skin look oily. Moisturize at least twice a day immediately after having a shower, as it will lock the moisture in your skin.
Daily Beauty Regimen for Mature Skin
From as early as the mid 30s, the skin begins to lose elasticity and shows signs of aging, like superficial wrinkles, fine lines and age spots. But with an intensive beauty regimen, you can wipe off years from your face. Besides following the cleansing, toning and moisturizing routine, you need some additional skin care.
Use an Eye Cream
The skin around your eyes is the thinnest and also very delicate, which is why it is more prone to wrinkles and fine lines. So use a rich eye cream that will keep the under eye area hydrated. If you are suffering from under eye bags, then it is a good idea to skip rich creams and opt for an eye gel instead.
For dark circles, use an eye cream that is specially formulated to address this. Since the eye area is very delicate, use your ring finger to apply eye cream for the gentlest pressure.
Use a Dark Spot Corrector
As you age, dark spots or sun spots might appear on your skin, which mars your complexion and makes your skin looks blotchy with an uneven skin tone. Target these pesky brown spots by using a dark spot correcting serum or lotion, along with a high SPF sunscreen. This will help in fading the dark spots and evening out your complexion in a few weeks time.