11 Vital Skin Tips for Your 20’s

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11 Vital Skin Tips for Your 20’s

 

  1. Use a Gentle Cleanser

When it comes to cleansing your skin it’s always best to go with a mild cleanser unless directed otherwise by a dermatologist or your doctor. It’s important to pick a cleanser that works with your skin type such as normal, oily, combination, and so on so forth.

  1. Cleanse Twice Daily

Cleansing twice daily is extremely important when it comes to the care of your skin. As you sleep your skin repairs itself known as cell turnover. Where your skin produces new skin cells traveling from the lowest epidermis to the top, shedding the dead skin cells off.  When you fail to cleanse the skin prior to bed or in the morning when you wake you are not allowing your skin to breathe and get the full effects of this cell turnover thus resulting in break outs, lackluster appearance, bags under the eyes, and much more.

  1. Invest in a Good Eye Cream

You are never too young to invest in a good eye cream. Eye creams serve many benefits and purpose for protecting, rejuvenating, and moisturizing such delicate skin.

  1. Wear Sunscreen Every Day

Need I say more? Sunscreen every day is the one part in your skin care routine you should never miss. All exposed areas of the skin should be protected especially your face. This helps with skin cancer prevention, dark spots, and aging. You can never be too careful. Be sure to find a good sunscreen that works for you. There are many moisturizers and cosmetics in stores that have a SPF with broad spectrum protection which is important.  Just because the sun isn’t shining doesn’t mean those harmful rays aren’t going to reach your skin.

  1. Remove Your Cosmetics Every Night – No Exceptions

This relates back to the cleansing twice daily. Completely remove your cosmetics every night no matter what. Just think about how much you’ve touched your face throughout the day or your phone to your face. There is so much potential to transfer bacteria it’s important to cleanse your skin putting yourself at less risk for clogged pores, acne prone skin, and premature aging. Crunched for time? Super exhausted? Keep facial cleansing/cosmetic removing wipes by the bed so you never have to worry.

  1. Drink Plenty of Water

Water is truly amazing when it comes to the care of your skin and really your overall health in general. It is essential to stay hydrated in order to promote healthy cell turnover. While drinking water isn’t a cure all for dry skin and staying moisturized, it sure helps in the process. So stay hydrated but don’t forget to pamper your skin with a good daily moisturizer.

  1. Get Your Beauty Rest: It’s a Real Thing

Go ahead say it, “I need my beauty rest”. Feels good doesn’t it? It’s important to get an adequate amount of sleep every night. As I state on the cleansing twice daily point, the night time is prime time for your skin when it comes to cell turnover and repairing itself. If you are not getting a full nights rest then you are depriving your skin of some much needed repair time. When you don’t get enough sleep it shows on your skin. Check out this article on The Truth about Beauty Sleep.

  1. Incorporate Retinol into Your Routine

There are many benefits to the use of Retinol in a daily skin care routine. Not only are they great for an anti-aging regimen, they are also great for treating acne. If you are interested in learning more about retinol and how it can work for you consult with one of our board certified Dermatologist today.

  1. Exfoliate at Least Once a Week

Exfoliation is a wonderful thing when it comes to your skin. It’s very important to take in the type of skin you have and your current skin situation when introducing exfoliation as you don’t want to irritate the skin and cause further problems. If you have acne prone skin, dryness, or redness we recommend talking with a Dermatologist first to see what’s best for you.

  1. Pamper Yourself

You heard it, or read it shall I say. Pamper yourself and never look back! Get a facial to help rejuvenate, refresh, and pamper that gorgeous skin of yours.  If you are in the Spokane area be sure to check out Werschler Aesthetics.

  1. Keep an Eye on Skin Changes

Especially when it comes to moles. Spot anything that seems questionable then be sure to visit your Dermatologist right away.

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