Certain products like sunscreen, cleanser and moisturizer are a must in a skin care. These three are the ones that are truly required in a skincare. The others may sometimes be just a waste of time and money. Knowing your skin and what products are really needed makes it easier for you to protect and take good care of your skin and doesn’t have to waste a lot of money.
Below are some products and their uses that can help you determine if you should use them or not:
- Micellar Water
This product feels and looks like just an ordinary water. However, it contains small oil molecules called micelles. These micelles capture the makeup and dirt. It is great for dry or sensitive skin. It is most especially good for those who uses retinoids or exfoliants because it doesn’t strip the skin. You don’t need to wash it of so it is considered to be a go-to product. A few dabs can maximize the skin’s hydration.
Though toners can feel refreshing, they don’t actually have a real function or structural benefits to the skin. Toners can best be used for acne-prone or oily skin. Toners can be irritating to a sensitive or dry skin especially those which contain witch hazel or contain.
Chemical exfoliants use acid or retinol in promoting cell turnover. Enzymatic exfoliants, on the other hand, dissolve the bond that are holding the dead cells to the surface of the skin. Scrubs and brushes containing abrasive agents or removes away dead skin as well as unclog pores. Exfoliating once a week is advised for those who has rough, dull skin or acne. Remember to not over do putting pressure on it and doing it frequently or else you’ll only be irritating and peeling your skin.
- Antipollution Serum
Anti-pollution serums contains antioxidants and hyaluronic acid that battles the harmful effects of air pollution. It is recommended for those who are highly exposed to smoke, high levels of smog, chemicals or exhaust.
- Topic wrinkle filter
These are used in temporarily hiding crevices in the skin. They are good when makeup tends to settle in those crevices. They can also temporarily lessen the appearance of pores. They are not recommended for those who have smooth skin.
- Face mist
They are very soothing who people who live in dry climate. They can also be used for dry, tight itchy, or chapped skin.