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Double Cleansing

Might sound simple but this is a step that is often skipped, or rushed over. When do correctly it is the start of the anti-ageing process. Think of it, you wouldn’t build a house if you rushed the foundations. So why would yoou put the best moisturiser on unprepared skin. 

It so important to remove the build-up on your skin, such as dirt, oil, pollution etc. During the day he skin on the face is covered with bacteria , pollutants , viruses and old, dead skin cells. Daily cleansing these impurities helps give the face a fresh look. Without correct daily cleansing your skin will be covered with a thick layer of dirt and grime which make it difficult for other products to penetrate the skin properly. 

You are also boosting hydration by cleansing , along with a good moisturiser of course. It’s an important factor in maintaining a proper level of hydration. Dehydrated skin looks and feels rough , wrinkled and aged. Cleansing helps to maintain aPH levels of the skin, enabling water and product retention. 

We have tiny glands under the skin that produce oil called sebum to protect hte skin from the outside world. The oil is necessary to act as a barrier to prevent the penetration of bacteria or other harmful agents.  Proper Cleansing clears the pores of debris to prevent build up , allowing the natural oils reach the surface without any blockages , thus preventing any breakouts. This is why regular facials are important to help maintain , healthy , hydrated skin. and no chance of future breakout.  

So, we know why we need to double cleanse but do we know how? Or even if you know what to do, are you doing it correctly. Double cleansing simply involves using two types of cleansers, one right after the other. Start with the oil base cleanser , followed by the water-based cleanser. The first cleanser draws out the oil-based impurities , such as spf, make up , pollutant. While the second cleanser gets rid of water-based debris such as sweat and dirt.  

To apply correctly it’s important to spend time to work it into the skin , taking extra care around the creases of the nose and chin. Allowing the product time enough time on the skin to get to work. For more information on the right prodcuts cll Jill 64-6632966