It is that time of the year when we put away those winter things and start anew. It is time to clean and no I am not talking about your house. I am talking about that FACE!
Yes, it is time to freshen up your skin tone and restore your “Glow”
I know your like, TELL ME HOW! I will, but you have to do it just like I tell you.
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The first step in restoring your glow for spring will be to exfoliate the skin. Exfoliation removes dead skin. We are always growing new skin cells and shedding old ones. It is important that we assist our skin in removing it. Exfoliation products are sold at almost any beauty supply store and, how you will purchase it is according to your skin type (oily, dry, or combination).
Leave skin slightly damp and apply exfoliant. Gently if you have dry skin but a little vigourus if you have oily skin. Apply and rub in circular motions to every area avoiding areas under or over eyes. Then wipe off with a warm cloth.
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Steam ahhhh! I love to steam it is a great way to suck the dirt that is hiding inside your pores out. Just like carpet is steamed the skin needs to be steamed to remove dirt and residual soap scum.
The cheapest and most effective way if you dont own a facial steamer is to boil a medium to large sized pot of water on the stove. Once it is brought to a boil turn the heat off, grab a towel, throw it over your head and stand directly over the pot. Close your eyes and let the heat do its work, 5-7 mins will work. However, I usually do this until the water cools.
At this point the dead skin should have been removed and all the dirt and oil should have been sucked out
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Once the skin has been stripped it needs to moisturized. However, since the temperature is warmer a lighter moisturizer is needed.
Have a happy spring beautiful people!