Tuesday, 19 January 2016

# Beauty

Beauty Tips: 4 Basic Steps In Achieving The Perfect Skin

Is it not frustrating when your face doesn’t look as those MUA on YouTube when you apply your makeup. Even after watching it a million time? …. Well, questions have been raised by many women asking why their makeup doesn’t sit pretty on their face even with new product they purcjase. The truth is 'How well do you take care of your skin?’ I hope you know that "your face is the first thing people notice when they meet you", so you have to ensure to take good care of it .Buying all the products you see online or see people use isn’t the best way to go about it.

So according to StyleVitae, The first step to having a perfect base for your makeup application is having a fresh and healthy looking skin free from acne, fine lines and spots. You have to know your skin type – oily, dry, combination, sensitive , acne- prone and what works best for you , have a skin care regimen you stick to , limit trying out different products everytime .
An ideal skin care regimen/ routine should include the following.
CLEANSE : cleansing the face is the vital part of skin regimen. This helps to get rid of dirts, surface oil, makeup residue , pollutants and bacteria that come in contact with the face which clog the face pores. Cleansers come in different forms, ranges and types to suit different skin types. Ensure to read product description, ingredients and instructions on how to use . This acts as a guide in choosing which suits you, so best results can be gotten, also products ingredients you can react to .
Cleansing should start from the face with outward strokes and also extended to the chest, neck and shoulders. It’s advisable to cleanse twice daily to achieve a healthy glowing skin.
TONE: Facial toners are meant to be used after cleansing. They help to repair and restore the ph balance of the skin after cleansers have been used. They help to moisturize, refresh protect the face and tighten pores in the face. Toners come in different formulas , mainly
– Alcohol based formula
– water based formula
– Glycol based formula
These different formulas are made to suit different skin types and their needs.
Toners helps to give younger, fresher and smoother skin and are necessary for Oily/ Acne prone skin types.
MOISTURIZE: Moisturizing is very essential, regardless of any skin type . It helps to nourish, hydrate and give elasticity to the skin. It’s best done after using a toner or when the face is wet . Choose moisturizers that suit your skin type and contain SPF 15 and higher. Application of moisturizer helps to create a smooth canvas for makeup application, this helps to prevent dryness and blotches on the skin.
EXFOLIATE: Facial exfoliation helps to remove dead skin cells that have build up on the skin surface. This helps the face in absorption of moisture and products used . Exfoliators come in mask or paste form containing gentle fine particles like sugar, salt or sand. Its advisable to moisturize face first with lukewarm water before application. It’s advisable to exfoliate twice a week for smoother and glowing skin.
So ladies stick to this routine to achieve healthy, smoother and glowing skin so your makeup application is easy and picture perfect.
Also In choosing face products, read reviews extensively, test new products on your fore arm instead of your face to avoid breakouts and give it two weeks before you decide on choosing it.
Would love to get your feedback on products that have worked for you and also your skin care tips.

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