Know Your Skin Type
Before diving into the world of skincare products, it's crucial to identify skin type. Whether oily, dry, combination, or sensitive skin, tailoring a routine to our specific needs sets the foundation for success.
- Cleanse: The First Step to Glow
A clean canvas is essential for effective skincare. Explore gentle cleansers that remove impurities without stripping the skin of its natural oils. Consider double cleansing, starting with an oil-based cleanser to break down makeup and sunscreen, followed by a water-based one to eliminate remaining debris.
- Exfoliate: Buff Away Dullness
Regular exfoliation removes dead skin cells, promoting cell turnover and revealing a brighter complexion. Choose between chemical exfoliants with ingredients like alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) or beta hydroxy acids (BHAs) and physical exfoliants for a polished glow.
- Hydrate: Quenching Thirsty Skin
Hydration is key for maintaining skin health. Incorporate a hydrating serum or moisturizer with ingredients like hyaluronic acid to lock in moisture. Don't forget to hydrate from the inside out by drinking an ample amount of water daily.
Sun Protection and Skin Treatments
Wearing sun protection as part of a daily routine is essential to shield and defend our skin against harmful UV rays, this can be achieved by choosing a daily moisturiser which includes a SPF, aim for at least SPF 30. Sun protection is a key step in preventing premature aging and maintaining a healthy complexion.
Targeted treatments address specific concerns such as: dark spots, fine lines, or acne. Incorporate serums or treatments containing ingredients like retinol, vitamin C, or niacinamide to tackle these issues head-on.
Consistency is key to building a manageable skincare routine, results can often take time, so we need to be patient and stick to a routine to see lasting improvements in our skin.
Paying attention to how our skin reacts to different products is important. As always, if irritation occurs, we need to adjust our routine accordingly. Additionally, factors like diet, stress, and sleep can impact our skin, so we need to think about a holistic approach to wellness.
Embarking on a skincare journey is an investment in our overall well-being. By understanding our skin type, embracing a consistent routine, and choosing products wisely, we can unlock the secret to radiant, healthy skin. Remember, skincare is not just a regimen; it's a self-care ritual that nurtures both skin and confidence.
How to buy
Power Health have been manufacturing and supplying high-quality supplements for more than 40 years. Established in 1972, Power Health has become one of the UK’s favourite providers of vitamins and supplement products. These are all manufactured in our own purpose-built factory in the UK.
You can find a stockist - or we offer free standard delivery in the UK on all orders over £30, click and collect directly from our HQ and we ship internationally.