The Importance Of Moisturising
If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times: you can never ever skip the moisturizer. No matter what your skin type, there is a moisturizer that is right for you, and you should most definitely be using it. Many people incorrectly believe that if their skin is oily they don’t require a moisturizer after cleansing, however there is a huge difference between accumulated oil and proper hydration.
Showering, shaving, exfoliating and even cleansing can take their toll on your skin. Even if you don’t have what is considered to be “sensitive” skin, everything you do to your face causes a certain amount of stress. A proper moisturizer is the key to soothing this skin stress, and is the perfect ending to every skin care routine.
One of the most important pieces of information to pay attention to when choosing a moisturizer is the ingredient list. If you have sensitive skin, it’s a good idea to avoid fragrances, dyes, alcohol and oils. Ingredients you should embrace are vitamin A retinols, alpha hydroxy acids, soy compounds and vitamin C. Keep in mind, however, that your moisturizer should reflect your skin type. If you already know your skin type the guess work is eliminated, since companies almost always label their products based on what skin type the product is best suited for. And as always, remember to find a moisturizer that includes SPF.
There are a variety of different types of moisturizers available: some are anti-aging, some smooth skin tone, and others simply hydrate your skin. It really comes down to personal preference when it comes to which attributes you should look for in a moisturizer. Listen to your skin and pay close attention to what it needs, and you can count on a healthy, happy face!