We can't stress enough the importance of establishing a solid and consistent beauty routine done. Not only will you notice a huge improvement in skin clarity, you won't have to waste time on trying to figure out which products to use next. Below is a basic guideline on how to apply your morning and evening staples in the correct order: A.M. SKINCARE ROUTINE
Cleanse and tone: Cleanse and/or tone with a gentle formula to prepare your face for treatment and makeup.
Treat and moisturize: If you use a serum or gel, apply it to clean skin and let it soak in for five minutes. Apply moisturizer after the treatment is fully absorbed.
Protect and perfect: Slather on a quarter-sized dollop of your favorite sunscreen allover the face and neck and let it set for a few minutes. Apply your makeup after as usual.
P.M. SKINCARE ROUTINE
Cleanse & Tone: Cleanse and/or tone with your favorite products.
Treat & Moisturize: Apply serums, gels, and any topical spot treatments and let them soak in for 10 minutes. Spread serum onto damp skin for extra hydration.
Nourish and Moisturize: Dab eye cream around the orbital socket of the eyes. Be sure not to apply eye cream too close to the lashes. Apply moisturizer as usual.
(Optional) Exfoliants and Masks: Exfoliate once or twice per week on clean skin. Put on a purifying or hydrating mask onto clean skin once a week on evenings you don't exfoliate
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