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  • Writer's pictureJulie Miller

Skin Care Basics – Step 1 – Cleansing

Updated: Apr 4

Cleansing your face is like hitting the reset button for your skin. Here's why it's a good idea to make it a regular part of your routine:

  • Fresh Start: Throughout the day, your skin accumulates a build-up of oil, sweat, dead skin cells, and even environmental pollutants. Cleansing removes this grime, leaving your face feeling refreshed and ready for the next skincare step.

  • Clearer Complexion: Clogged pores can lead to breakouts and blemishes. Cleansing helps keep pores clear, preventing those unwanted visitors from popping up. It can also help reduce the appearance of existing blemishes by allowing your other skincare products to penetrate deeper.

  • Brighter Glow: Dead skin cells can dull your complexion and make your skin look tired. Cleansing buffs away these cells, revealing the brighter, healthier skin underneath. You might even notice a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

  • Balanced Oil Production: Cleansing can help regulate your skin's natural oil production. This is especially important for oily skin, as it can prevent excess shine and breakouts. However, even dry skin needs cleansing, as it helps remove impurities without stripping away essential oils.

  • Overall Health: Just like you wouldn't leave dirty dishes piled up in your sink, neglecting to cleanse your face can lead to a build-up of bacteria and other nasties. This can irritate your skin and even lead to infections. Cleansing regularly helps keep your skin healthy and happy.

So, there you have it! Cleansing your face is a simple but essential step in any skincare routine. It's like giving your skin a clean slate so it can function at its best and show off its natural radiance. Remember to choose a cleanser that's suitable for your skin type and use it twice a day for optimal results.

I hope this information is helpful! Let me know if you have any other questions about skincare.

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