There are a lot of skincare products out there to choose from. There is something for every skin type and every age and preference. Every country has something unique to offer, and new brands come to the industry every year with something new and exciting.
With all the brands out there and all the options they have in their lines, you always have a variety of options.
That said, some skincare products stand out from the crowd and remain the apparent choice year after year.
These are our five favorite skincare products and why we love them so much.
The best selling beauty products on the market include ingredients like soy. All of the soy’s soothing and restorative properties come to bear in the best cleansers.
Glycine soja, or soybean, contains many ingredients that your skin will love you for using: Vitamin C, Vitamin B-complex, and Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids.
These ingredients do wonders for your skin by restoring its radiance and preventing further fine lines from finding a permanent home in your skin. They also stimulate the production of elastin and collagen to keep your skin supple and smooth and help it bounce back faster.
A facial cleanser with soy proteins will cleanse your pores of the day’s dirt, keep the texture smooth and soft and increase the amount of moisture in your skin. Soy is a pH maintainer that keeps your skin redness free and ready for your following beauty routine.
It is essential to cleanse your face, eyes, and neck and always rinse properly before moving on in your routine.
Serums are the unsung heroes of the skincare world. It is essential to have an excellent serum in your arsenal to get the product pushed down into the top layers of your skin and have to work from within. Serum has a thin consistency and fine texture for just that reason.
Some serums can address all skin concerns, from moisturizing to oil control to anti-aging, brightness, and texture. Drip a few drops into your hands to use a serum properly and warm it.
Press the serum all over your face and neck until it feels sufficiently absorbed to move on. If you’re looking for moisturizing, try ingredients like rose oils. If you need anti-aging assistance, try black tea and peptides.
And if you need more antioxidants in your routine, get something with antioxidants. Serums can target specific concerns and soak into your skin to be sealed in by the next layer of your routine: moisturizer.
Your daily moisturizing cream or gel is there to do a few things. Firstly, it can often be a delivery system for an SPF, an essential skincare aspect. Secondly, moisturizer provides moisture to your skin and helps to lock in that moisture and all the good done by the serum.
You need to use your daily moisturizer every single morning to help keep your skin balanced, hydrated, and smooth.
Choose a moisturizer that will work well for your skin type, and remember to move from a gel to a cream when the weather turns cold; remember that a heavier moisturizer will work well against the cold that could dry and crack your skin.
Dot the moisturizer onto your skin and massage it into your face and neck, avoiding your eyes. Remember to use an eye skincare-specific moisturizer around your eyes.
Yes, you do need both a daily and nightly moisturizing routine. Daily moisturizer prepares your skin to take the world, while nightly moisturizer works on your skin while you rest. Nightly moisturizers are often thicker or even contain more oils.
We use these in the evening rather than the morning to allow a good few hours for the skin to work on itself without defense against the elements and to avoid makeup sliding over a creamier moisturizing base.
A nightly moisturizer containing shea butter and peach leaf extract will keep your skin glowing. Apply nightly moisturizer the same way you apply your morning one.
There has never been a time in skincare history when lip balm has gone out of style. The reason for this? Our lips are covered in the thinnest, most sensitive skin almost anywhere on our bodies.
They are exposed to food and drink containing various acids and components that might irritate the lips over a long day.
They are also exposed to the elements that can leave them feeling dried out and looking flaky and chapped without a layer of product to both provide moisture and help keep it in the skin.
Ingredients like grapeseed oil to smooth and soften, cranberry seed oil to protect, and Vitamin C and E for anti-aging benefits will go a long way to keeping your lips hydrated and smooth.
These essential skincare products are ones that you should always have on hand to maintain a glowing, gorgeous visage year in and year out.