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Giving yourself a facial is not quite the same as done by a talented beautician. Giving yourself a facial lift your mood and brightens your skin instantly for your special event. Here are some of the important tips for a spa-like treatment for your skin at home.
Quality time with skincare
Though you use a cleanser and moisturizer every day, your skin needs a special day when you give it proper time and pamper it. A facial is different from the regular daily routine. A facial is not just a mask. A proper facial includes the following steps:
- Exfoliating with a peel
- Applying an eye cream, moisturizer and serum
Customize your Recipe
The basic steps of a facial same for all skin types. It includes simple steps that fulfil your skin’s needs.
If you have dry skin, use a creamy cleanser whereas a foaming formula is the best choice for oily or combination skin.
For congested skin, a peel with salicylic or glycolic acid that clear pores while exfoliating. Peels containing a milder acid such as malic, lactic or succinic acid are beneficial for dry skin as they can turn over the dead skin more gently.
Mixing masks can do wonders with your skin. Apply a hydrating mask to your jawline, cheeks and chin and a pore-cleaning clay mask on your nose and forehead is the best practice.
Use Products Suitable for your Present Skin Condition
It is important to identify your skin type and assess the current condition of your skin before you go buying skincare products for your skin. Several factors such as stress, season exposure to the sun and pollutants affect your skin differently for you need a different kind of solutions.
The signs of your stress do appear on your skin. The best way to deal with it is to sit back, take deep breaths and relax.
If you are dealing with acne breakouts nonetheless your skin is dry, using a stronger peel or a mask with ingredients used for acne treatment can be helpful.
If dry patches appear on your otherwise fine skin, use hydrators or moisturizers more lavishly.
Improvise with what is available
Your bathroom shelves don’t have to be stocked with a spa-worthy selection of your skincare products. You can always improvise with the skincare products available at hand. Identify the needs of your skin and nourish it with the suitable ingredients.
You can mix a few drops of oil, like rosehip or marula oils, with a mask to achieve the best results. Or, you can add a couple of drops of vitamin C serum with an eye cream before using an eye mask. It will boost its skin-brightener benefits for your eye area. Don’t apply products around the eyes which are not designed to be used around the eyes.
If you want some more care for your skin, you can always consult your skincare practitioner. It is best to treat your skin according to what it needs.