Guest Post By Jenny Mays
Taking care of your skin is one of the best things you can do for yourself and finding beauty tips that will work the best for you and your skin is one of the best gifts you can give to yourself and you will reap the benefits.
The first step to implementing a beauty regimen is to determine the type of skin that you have. The various skin types include oily, dry, normal, combination and sensitive and these various types respond differently to various beauty tips and beauty products.
For each skin type, one of the first homemade beauty tips is to implement a proper cleansing routine that is suitable for your skin type. There are various beauty products as well as homemade beauty recipes for cleansers if you are trying to avoid chemicals that you can create for your particular skin type.
A good cleanser will allow you to remove dirt and excess oil that are clogging your pores to allow various additional products to be absorbed properly by your skin. Clogged pores lead to various skin conditions such as acne, blemishes, dull skin complexions, etc. Using lukewarm water in the cleansing process is the best way as hot water can damage your skin. Cold water on the other hand will not allow your pores to open up to extract dirt and oil.
Our Favorite Cleansers
After cleansing, you may or may not use an astringent or toner. Toner is usually an unnecessary step for most people and can be a waste of money. A toner may be beneficial for you if you have oily skin to help you get rid of the excess oil but you may still not need to use it every day.
Our Favorite Toners
Exfoliation is an important step in any beauty routine and is one of the best homemade beauty tips. Exfoliating the skin will allow you to get rid of the dead skin cells as skin turns over constantly.
Not exfoliating enough will leave this covering of dead skin cells which will mean that various beauty products will not be properly absorbed into the skin. Removing this dead skin through exfoliation is one of the best ways to ensure that your beauty products are effective.
Our Favorite Exfoliants
A good moisturizer that is suitable for your skin type is one of the best homemade beauty tips and there are various recipes that will allow you to create a moisturizer at home. You may need to try various moisturizers to find one that is suitable for your skin type.
Sunscreen is probably one of the best homemade beauty tips that will allow you to protect your skin in addition to preventing premature aging. A good sunscreen should be used everyday, rain or shine.
Our Favorite Moisturizers
What products are you using in your daily routines? We'd love to hear from you! Always remember to select products that your skin loves and never be afraid to switch products as our skin is always changing.