The Best 3-Step Morning Skincare Routine for a Busy Lifestyle

If you are pressed for time, follow this routine to keep your skin healthy!
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Sep. 15, 2020
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Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you!The importance of a nighttime skincare routine is undeniable, but many overlook the importance of coming up with an equally revitalizing morning routine. The night is for rest and recuperation, which makes nighttime skincare targeted towards skin issues that heal as we sleep. Daytime skincare routine, on the other hand, addresses preservation and protection of current skin. Your skin is subject to various elements throughout the day, which can be harmful to the progress you’ve already made. The sun can lead to damaging effects, while pollution can penetrate deep into your pores and cause even more irritation. While creating a glowing and youthful complexion is the main goal, you won’t be able to achieve that without championing your current progress. While adopting a twelve-step morning skincare routine may seem plausible, those busy days and hectic mornings will prove you otherwise. For a foolproof but holistic morning skincare regimen that will leave you with glowing skin, follow the 3 simple steps below: Step 1: Cleanse with waterYou may think that water won’t be doing much, but think again—you’ve already done full nighttime cleanse, which has ensured that all the makeup and dirt buildup will have gone. You’ll need to preserve your skin’s natural oils, which serves as your main protective barrier against the elements. Simply cleansing with water gives your skin the boost it needs, prepping it perfectly for your moisturizer. If you remain skeptical and in need for more cleansing, however, it’s best to use a mild cleanser. Step 2: Moisturize After a much-needed cleansing (or a splash of water, whatever best fits your skin’s needs), you’ll want to lock in the hydration with a moisturizer. This step depends entirely on your skin, as moisturizers come in various forms. Heavy facial oils work best for people with dry skin, and water-based gels are perfect for those dealing with oily skin. Others fair well with face creams, but may not work best for the acne-prone. Apply your moisturizer by patting it on your face, ensuring that every nook and crevice of your face is covered with. Switch to a gentle massage after this, which should always be done in upward strokes. Spend a few minutes doing this step, as massaging can help the product seep better into your skin. Step 3: Apply sunscreenThe final and most crucial step to your morning regimen is your sunscreen. Keep in mind that you’ll be subject to harmful UV rays and other damaging sun effects throughout the day, even with cloudy weather. It’s better to not risk it, as sun damage can be irreversible. Your choice of sunscreen should be strong enough to ward off sun rays, which should be at least an SPF 50 or above. Like your moisturizer, pat the product lightly into your skin. This will seal your moisturizer well, but wait until your skin is fully dry before applying your makeup! Face the day as your best self The concept of the best skincare products varies from person to person, as with skincare routines. What may work best for you may not work for others—the best possible way to approach your skin’s health is by listening to your body. As you build your morning skincare routine, never be afraid of being as natural as possible. Give your skin ample time to breathe and let be. More importantly, remember to be kind to yourself. Even the best skincare routines won’t work if you feel turmoil and chaos within. Approach your days with a kind smile—directed at you. From there, create a regimen that will help you build on that confidence. You’ll find yourself facing better days! For more products, reviews, and stories on being your best possible self, download the Cherie app today! We believe in beauty without barriers, and you deserve to feel it all the same. Start your Cherie journey today!
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