Skin Care Tips
The Basics from
Wash to Wear
So, are there really wonderful and useful tips to be sure that you are
taking full advantage of your facial rejuvenation options?
Are there strategies you can use to prepare your skin to be
as receptive as possible for anti-aging skin
These are very simple yet effective skin care tips that are
really quite quick and easy to use in your own regimen.
Simple strategies and techniques help the skin take full advantage of
all your rejuvenating efforts.
Here's the foundation of an effective skin
- Be proactive in your anti-aging facial skin
care rejuvenation strategy.
- Be dedicated to your chosen routine.
- At a minimum, stick with the basic facial skin
care routine for at
least 3 to 6 months.
- Be informed when incorporating anti-aging
products by selecting active ingredients that have been clinically
proven to be effective in skin rejuvenation.
- And most of all, be realistic!
Results are gradual and will take time.
Step 1- CLEANSING:
Using warm, (not hot), water and a mild cleanser gently wash your face,
then rinse thoroughly with warm water. Soaps of any sort should not be
used on the face as they can be too harsh, drying out the skin and clog
Remember that sensitive, dry or normal skin types can skip the morning
cleansing step. A
once a day thorough cleansing is more than sufficient
for these skin types. If cleansing just once a day, the
evening is the
most productive time so that any make-up, sweat and dirt accumulated on
the skin throughout the day is washed away.
Simply begin the morning's facial skin care routine with the toning
step instead. Bear in mind that here is simply no need to purchase a
cleansing product that includes an active anti-aging ingredient since
it is rinsed off and will go down the drain anyways.
If any residue of the product remains, it will
have a negligible effect at best, so include the skin rejuvenation
treatments in your skin regimen
where they will have the most
Warm, moist skin is an ideal environment to create prior to the
application of any facial skin care product.
Make sure that the skin is at its most receptive by holding a face
cloth that has been soaked in warm water to your face for a few minutes
prior to applying any products.
If you just can't help yourself, try a cleanser from the Olay
with microbeads which will offer a gentle exfoliation in addition to
Dampen a cotton pad and wipe gently all over your
face to remove the last traces of cleanser and any dirt or debris
remaining on the skin.
This step will
help to close the pores
enrich the skin with an active anti-aging and rejuvenation
There are many different forms of toners, many of
which include active anti-aging ingredients in the form of an
antioxidant such as Avalon's
or an exfoliant like Reviva
Lab's Glycolic Toner. Either of which would be an excellent
strategy to incorporate into your
facial skin care regime depending on your skin type.
Sensitive and dry skin types would
benefit most from a toner that includes an antioxidant while an
exfoliant would be extremely beneficial for the more oily skin types.
Moisturizing helps to retain and seal in the skin's natural moisture as
well as to provide a vehicle to introduce an anti-aging treatment to
provide the skin with the resources it needs to stimulate and reinforce
Apply your selected AM or PM moisturizer with an effective active
anti-aging ingredient to warm, moist skin in a circular upward motion
making sure to avoid the immediate eye area.
the skin, another of the skin care tips,
the absorption of the anti-aging treatments.
Do this by gently tapping the
surface of the skin with your finger tips for a few moments. Pretending
that you are
softly playing complex cords on a piano with your finger tips will
create the stimulating action needed to encourage the skin's ability to
absorb the moisturizer.