There are some key things you should do for your skin every day to keep it as healthy as possible. These are detailed in the next part of this guide. Remember, if you take care of your skin, it will take care of you!
Add SPF to Your Daily Skincare Routine
Wearing sunscreen on a daily basis is essential if you want to protect your skin from sun damage, including wrinkles and skin cancer, in the years to come. It is recommended to wear a minimum of SPF 30, but to wear an even higher SPF rating if you have a family history of skin cancer.
The easiest way to get in the habit of wearing sunblock is to sit it on your vanity next to the other products you use in the morning. Even if you don’t realize your daily activities are causing sun damage, they probably are; even brief exposure while you are running errands can ultimately harm your skin.
Remove Your Makeup Before Bed (Even When You Don’t Want To!)
You know those nights when you’ve done nothing but go from 6 AM to 11 PM and taking your makeup off is the last thing on your mind? We’ve all been there, but it turns out that not removing your makeup before bed is one of the worst things you can do for your skin.
Not only can it clog your pores and dull your skin, but it can lead to the growth of bacteria that ultimately cause breakouts. The bottom line: no matter how exhausted you are, take a few minutes to cleanse your face before you hit the sack!
Moisturize Your Face Each Day
Staying properly hydrated can go a long way toward giving your skin the youthful, dewy appearance you’re inevitably after. The best way to finish the job? Finding a great moisturizer. Moisturizing every single day will keep your skin healthy and bright. It also prevents roughness and cracking, even if your skin naturally has dry tendencies. Different moisturizers work for different people, so don’t be surprised if you have to try a few before finding the ideal one for your needs; you can also talk to a dermatologist to get recommendations.