4 simple steps to choose a face care routine
Written by Oh! Glow
Last updated 8/1/2023
How to adjust the grooming routine and diagnose the facial skin?
By Natalie Mogani Scheckler
Much is said about the importance of the grooming routine, however many times it is easy for us to get confused and forget what precedes why and what is the role of each stage.
Familiarize yourself with the grooming routine of OH!MAG
It will fix your head and give you a quick reminder to perform the steps correctly. I recommend pasting the grooming routine circle on the mirror in the shower or on the dresser.
How to determine the type of skin on your face?
One of the initial steps in matching Facial care products Is to diagnose the skin type. The most recommended way is to seek the help of a beautician or dermatologist, however it is also possible to diagnose on your own.
Each person has different innate data based on the genetic load, as well as those determined by his or her lifestyle, living environment and hygiene habits; Identifying the type of skin determines the ways of treating and maintaining the skin.
The main skin types are: dry skin, combination / normal skin, and oily skin.
How, then, do you determine what your skin type is?
Step A - Preparation
Before going to bed, wash your face thoroughly, do not apply cream or any other skin care product.
Step B - Sensory testing
As soon as you get up in the morning, touch your face:
If the center and circumference of your face is oily - your facial skin is oily.
If the center is oily, and the circumference is dry - your facial skin is normal or combination.
And if the center and circumference are dry - your facial skin is dry.
Skin type is not a fixed figure, but varies according to age, health status, seasons, climate change, air pollution, smoking, drug use and more…
Be alert for changes, and tailor your treatment to changes in skin condition.
And now, how to treat?
Ensuring that the facial skin is cleansed every morning and evening will result in clean, balanced and breathable facial skin that is willing to absorb the moisturizers easily and efficiently.
What do we clean?
Every day our skin pores have to deal with exposure to dust particles, sweat, grease, air pollution, soot, makeup residue and more.
Why do we clean?
Just as we take care of brushing teeth, this is a necessary hygiene and the basis for the success of the grooming routine. The cleansing action allows the skin cells to regenerate and rebuild themselves and prevents clogged pores, dry skin, irritations and pimples.
Who is it for?
The use With facial soap Recommended for everyone and at any age, and especially ideal for oily skin.
Which soap to choose?
Facial soap can come in a gel, cream or mousse texture, and the purpose of all face washes is the same, but it is important to match the face wash to the skin type and use the product according to the instructions for use.
What is a serum?
One can think of Facial serum As for the mega-vitamin.
Serum is a concentrated extract with a liquid texture or gel that contains substances such as amino acids, plant extracts, minerals, oils and more. The superiority of the facial skin.
What is the role of the serum?
The serum contains active ingredients and helps with intensive nourishment for the facial skin, contributes to the process of cell renewal, inhibits the aging process of the skin and maintains the elasticity and elasticity of the facial skin. Also, the serum is a great base for moisturizer (day or night).
Who is it for?
It is recommended to use the serum from the age of 20 and up.
Which serum to choose?
Before buying the serum, you should think about the solution that the skin needs.
Normal skin will settle for a serum that provides moisture and protection, while facial skin that suffers from pigmentation spots will be treated with a lightening serum. Restorative serum is designed for loose and dry facial skin. Proper diagnosis of the facial skin will lead to choosing the right serum for optimal effectiveness.
Today we are aware of the importance and impact of drinking water, this is essential for our health and the appearance of our facial skin. Daily use In moisturizer for the face It's like pampering your facial skin with a refreshing glass of water.
Why is it important to apply a moisturizer?
A moisturizer nourishes the skin with essential substances and creates a layer that protects it from environmental damage such as dirt, dust, sunlight and makeup residue.
Who is it for?
Like facial soap, the use of a moisturizer is recommended for everyone, and the younger you start using it, the more effective it will be. It is important to apply the moisturizer to the skin type and apply it until it is completely absorbed in the face and neck area.
Which moisturizer to choose?
A light moisturizer will suit oily-prone combination skin, and a rich moisturizer will suit dry skin type and give it increased nourishment. There is a wide range of moisturizers, and it is worthwhile, as mentioned, to choose and adjust the exact product after the facial skin diagnosis. It is recommended to use a moisturizer that contains a sunscreen.
What is the difference between a day cream and a night cream?
- Day cream comes in a light texture, nourishes the skin with moisture, contains a sun protection factor, creates a protective layer from environmental damage and gives a fresh and healthy skin look.
- Night cream comes in a rich texture, nourishes the skin with vitamins, increased moisture and substances that help cell regeneration. At rest the body is free to repair the damage of the day and regenerate the cells at a faster rate, and thus will absorb more efficiently the nutrients it will receive. In addition, some materials are not intended for sun exposure and therefore are not found in day preparations.
If the moisturizer does not contain a sunscreen, it is time to renew with a sunscreen for the facial skin.
Why is it important to apply a sunscreen?
Many do not know this but a sunscreen is the best anti-aging product! Daily use of sunscreen prevents accelerated skin aging, blemishes, pigmentation and wrinkles.
Who is it for?
For everyone, a protection factor is a must, especially in the national climate in which we live.
Which radiation filter to choose?
A sunscreen with 30SPF or more will provide you with effective protection for about 8 hours, it is recommended to apply the sunscreen between 15-30 minutes before leaving the house in order for it to be absorbed into the skin optimally.
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