Why is a skincare routine important?
Nov 14, 2016

 

People lead really busy lifestyles and trust us when we tell you, that you skin will take a toll in the long run! From traveling, partying, beach days to even just your daily grind; you put a lot into your bodies and everything you eat, drink and let hit your skin can effect how your skin looks even if you don't notice it now! Many people ask us this question and it's always very surprising to find out really how many people don't really know anything about what to do with their skin and why it will benefit them in the long run. Having a skincare routine not only gives you a reason to have a little "me" time in your busy day, but it also helps to restore and keep your skin looking fantastic. We've put together a list of reasons why certain aspects of a skincare routine are mega important, along with some routine tips to keeping you looking radiant and flawless!

First and foremost: understanding how products work and how they benefit your skin is the most important thing to know when building a routine that works for you. Knowing your skin type is set one! To find out how to tell your skin type read about it here.


SKIN TYPES

DRY NORMAL COMBO / SENSITIVE OILY
TIGHTNESS IN SKIN + FLAKING SLIGHT DRYNESS ON CHEEKS, OVERALL REGULAR COMPLEXION, WELL MOISTURIZED T-ZONE, SENSITIVE TO PRODUCTS, REOCCURRING BREAKOUTS, UNEVEN SKIN TONE, DRY PATCHES, OCCASIONAL OILINESS CONSTANTLY HAVING TO BLOT FACE, SHINY APPEARANCE IN SKIN, PRONE TO BREAK OUTS, DARK SPOTS ON SKIN FROM DAMAGE.

 

Everyone should include a skincare routine, we can't express enough how essential it is on keeping your skin looking healthy and beautiful for much longer! Regardless on skin type, everyone should follow this basic routine daily.

MORNING RITUAL: 

  • Cleanser 
  • Toner
  • Moisturizer / SPF

NIGHT RITUAL: 

  • Cleanser 
  • Exfoliant
  • Toner
  • Moisturizer

 

    Now that you've got the basics down, you can bump it up a notch and really pamper your pores, giving you longer lasting results and that extra boost your skin might need! By following a more advance routine you will not only notice addition results, you'll also be refilling you're skin with lost nutrients it needs to repair, regenerate and stay looking soft and beautiful! 

    ADVANCE ROUTINE / MORNING: 
    • Cleanser
    • Exfoliant
    • Oil / Serum
    • Toner
    • Moisturizer / SPF

     

     

     

     

     ADVANCE ROUTINE / NIGHT:

    • Cleanser
    • Exfoliant / Face mask (use masks 1-2 times per week)
    • Oil / Serum
    • Target Treatment: Eye cream, Addition serums, Lip treatments
    • Toner
    • Moisturizer 
    • Face Pack ( Locks in nutrients used throughout the routine to deeply penetrate while you sleep! )

     

      I know,I know! I'm sure some of you are thinking "that seems really intense!". We know it seems like a lot, but trust us it only adds an extra minute or two to your day/night routine and you're skin will thank you in the long run! For those following the more advance routines - don't fret! To save on money and time you can always use a moisturizer that also acts as a face pack, and depending on the cleanser you choose many also exfoliate as well. You'll be pleasantly surprised when you start to see results after a week or two, plus doing these routines is so relaxing!

       Here are some of our favorite morning combo sets for each skin type:

       NORMAL 

      • Coconut Milk Cleanser
      • Rose + Chamomile Face scrub
      • Wild Roses Toning Mist
      • Indigo Dreams Face Oil

      OILY 

      • Apple Seed + Papaya Fruit AHA Cleanser
      • Hibiscus + Neroli Toning Mist
      • Rice + Willow Bark Balancing Face Oil 

      DRY

      • Rose + Chamomile Daily Facial Scrub
      • Wild Roses Toning Mist
      • Rose Vitality Face Oil
      • Sea greens  Facial Moisturizer

      COMBO / SENSITIVE

      • Coconut Milk Cleanser
      • Wild Roses Toning Mist / Hibiscus + Neroli Toning Mist
      • Indigo Dreams Face Oil

         

        For each night routine, you can chose to add in a mineral clay mask, enzyme peel, nighttime face pack, etc to your overall process to really lock in that addition moisture and gain an additional bonus in the overall healing and rejuvenating that will happen while you sleep!  

        All of these products would work wonders on different skin types, the fact that we use only organic fruit, mineral or plant based extracts and oils will also provide a powerful punch to your skin routine. Whether you have super oily and aging skin or delicate and sensitive skin, you can trust in the fact that what we create is pure and natural. No harmful chemicals, parabens, fillers, dyes, fragrances etc. Try one of these out and tell us what you think! 

         

        Thanks for reading! 

        Looking forward to seeing you're results! 

        xoxo - 

        Nightshift 

         

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