Face care routine: Why you need one

By Esther Muchene | Wed,Nov 03 2021 08:30:00 EAT

 A good skincare routine will keep your skin healthy and supple (Image: Shutterstock)

Face care routines are nothing new. They have existed for thousands of years and with a little bit of research, you can notice that cultures all over the world have remarkable histories when it comes to skin care.

Although we have come a long way since then and technology has advanced to a point where you can get an instant boost through cosmetic procedures, it’s still important to understand why having a consistent face care routine is essential.

Here are all the benefits you will get and hopefully after reading this you will realize why you actually need one:

  • It helps you to understand your skincare needs

We can appreciate that we don’t all have one skin type. The basic categories are oily, dry and a combination of the two, with varying degrees of sensitivity.

If you’re blessed with non-sensitive or low maintenance skin, that’s great but for most people, a time comes when you realize you need to understand what your specific needs are. This can only be found through a routine that your skin responds well to.

This whole process will help you learn what oils or moisturizers your skin loves, which makeup brands trigger your breakouts and basically anything that will help your skin thrive.

 If you fear looking older than you are, you need a face care routine (Image: Shutterstock)
  • It will help you age gracefully

Every woman knows how scary ageing can be. And not having a face care routine can actually cause you to look older than you are even as you age.

If you haven’t adopted a face care routine yet just try as much as you can to find what works for you as soon as possible for that youthful glow.

You’ll be surprised that even the simplest routine such as cleansing, moisturizing and applying sunscreen can do wonders for your skin.

  • It’s a powerful confidence booster

Having great skin isn’t just about what’s on the outside. In fact, it directly has an impact on how you feel on the inside when it comes to self-esteem and confidence.

Think about it, when you have an important meeting or date scheduled and you know you’ve been neglecting your skin for a long time, you’ll actually feel more anxious and less confident as the day approaches.

Simply put, healthy skin will have a huge impact on how you look physically and how you feel emotionally.

 When the routine is good, you won't need makeup as much (Image: Shutterstock)
  • It has wonderful health benefits

The skin is the largest organ and like any other organ, it needs to be maintained. It’s prone to infections and that’s why you should adopt a routine as a preventative measure.

A new way of looking at what a face routine looks like is paying attention to how you handle your skin. Regardless of the routine you already have in place, the most important factor has to do with your dieting habits.

The best way to get the outcome you want is always maintaining proper hygiene whenever you’re handling your face, drinking plenty of water and eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and vegetables to help repair and rejuvenate your skin.

Although there will be bad days despite doing everything right, a consistent routine is better to have than not have one in place.

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