An Easy, Everyday Skin Care Routine
Summer is almost over and it’s time to hit the books! Stress is right around the corner, especially with upcoming assignments, projects and exams. All that school-related stress will surely take a toll on your skin. We all want to look our best all year round so grab some back-to-school skin care essentials and follow this quick and simple routine for both AM and PM. It’ll keep you looking fresh throughout the school year.
Always cleanse skin with a gentle cleanser. It’s important to always be gentle with your skin so start each morning and end each day by washing your face with a gentle facial cleanser.
Grab a hydrating toner. Think toners aren’t necessary? Think again! Toners don’t just get rid of the remaining dirt on your face post-cleansing, but they also give your skin a boost of hydration. As we slowly transition into colder months, your skin will start to get drier and crave more moisture. One of the best ways to give your skin what it wants is to apply a hydrating toner.
Pick a serum that brightens your complexion. Having dull-looking skin isn’t exactly what you want, especially for your first day back at school. To get skin that’s bright and glows, look for a serum that will bring back the radiance that your skin has been missing.
Keep skin hydrated with a rich moisturizer. In order to maintain healthy, glowing skin all year round, you need to protect and hydrate your skin. To help seal in all the moisture, pick a moisturizer that does the job.
Protect skin all year with SPF. Never forget your SPF! Applying a broad-spectrum sunscreen every day is an absolute must even when summer is over. You might be spending half the day inside classrooms but making sure your skin is protected against exposure to UV rays is crucial. Doing so will prevent signs of premature aging such as wrinkles or sun spots.
This regimen may not require 10 steps but it’s just as effective. Besides, it’s helpful to keep a quick routine especially for days when you’re running late for school or when your schedule is packed with work and you need to keep things snappy! Have further questions? You can contact Western Maryland Dermatology at (301) 777-7900 or visit us online at wmderma.com.