NEW YEAR SKIN CARE REGIMEN
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You’ve planned your clothing, your ride home, and your nail appointment, but have you considered your skin care?
We understand that you already have a lot on your mind; surely you can just put on some make-up and go, right? Wrong.
When it comes to wearing makeup, the appropriate skin prep routine is crucial, and if that’s how you’re rolling for your office Christmas party, you’ve got to prepare.
First and foremost, begin by washing your face. Because the winter months may be extremely drying to the skin, it is critical to review the cleanser you are using, as some might strip natural facial oils. Castor oil, found in our oil-balancing
This is an important step in eliminating any dry or dead skin cells that can be masking your shine. Exfoliate the skin lightly to eliminate any buildup, but avoid being too harsh and irritating your skin.
- Apply moisturizer
Your moisturizer is your skin’s best friend, and it will make your makeup look much more natural on your face. Don’t be hesitant to apply it more than once to let your skin absorb all of the nourishing juice.
Priming the skin before applying makeup is essential, but there are a few things to look for in primers. Because of silicon’s massive molecular structure, silicon-based primers tend to expand pores, and it is water-resistant, thus any water-based make up is unlikely to have much lasting power over the top. Water-based products are ideal for smoothing out the texture of your skin.