Women of every age like to have a flawless and glowing skin. The glowing and healthy skin is considered to be a symbol of beauty. Some women have naturally glowing skin and some achieve it with cosmetics. But now a day, when environment is becoming too polluted and we are too busy to take care of our skins, even the women with naturally glowing skin have skin problems. The reasons are simple because of work pressure and less time available for skin care everyone faces skin problems. One of the best practices for glowing skin is facial cleansing.
What is facial cleansing?
Facial cleansing is a simple routine method to remove oil, dirt and impurities from facial skin. In order to remove all impurities and dirt it must be the first step in your skin care routine.
How to select a facial cleanser?
Selecting a suitable facial cleanser is the most important thing for cleansing. It is not necessary to buy very expensive cleansers. You just need to buy one that suits your skin type. So before using a cleanser you need to know what is your skin type.
Before adopting a skin care routine you must have knowledge about your skin type. There are three basic skin types that depend upon the amount of oil your skin produces:
Oily skin looks shiny and has large skin pores. This skin has tendency to blemishes and pimples. This type of skin produces oil on whole face. Oily skin is usually prone to blackheads.
Dry skin has fine pores and is usually tight. This skin appears dull and has fine lines and wrinkles. This skin is prone to sunburn. It doesn’t produce oils.
3- Combination skin:
This is called as normal skin. It has pores of medium size and produces oil in t-zone. This type of skin has healthy color and usually has fewer flaws.
Once you know your skin type you may select the type of cleanser that suits your skin type. Wrong selection of daily facial cleanser would rather destroy your skin. So be careful about your skin type because this is the first and foremost step towards healthy and glowing skin.
How to use cleansers:
Facial cleansing is first and foremost step for a daily skin care routine. Select a cleanser according to your skin type. Cleansers could be easily purchased on beauty stores. Just go tell the shop keeper your skin type and get a quality cleanser according to your skin type. Do not spend extra money on cleanser, just buy any good cleanser. Do not use beauty soaps as they make your skin dry. You may use face wash which is good for facial cleansing. There are many brands which provide good face washes which have cleansing effect as well. Several steps involved in facial cleansing are:
- Wash your face properly.
- Apply a good cleansing cream or lotion on your face.
- Massage it for 10 minutes. Use water if cleanser dries before 10 minutes.
- Wipe your face with a wet tissue paper.
- Rinse with cold water.
- Apply toner.
Benefits of daily face cleansing:
- Cleansing removes dirt and skin impurities.
- It balances the skin oil.
- It causes blood circulation of your face making it youthful, glowing and pinkish.
- It adds freshness to your face.
Wrong direction of cleansing can destroy your skin. If you do not use toner after cleansing your skin pore would be opened. Open pores are prone to blemishes, black heads and pimples.