Q. is it really necessary to wash your face every night?
A. Yes! It helps your skin maintain a healthy, youthful appearance.
Whether you wear light to full makeup or no makeup at all during the day, it’s important to remove the oxidized products and/or the pollution that floats through the air and settles on your skin. The pollutants are more the enemy here because they will settle into your pores as well as dehydrate your skin. Most quality makeup and skincare products produced today actually feed and protect your skin throughout the day. However, at the end of the day, skincare will have lost some of its healthy properties that help protect your skin. In addition, makeup is made with pigments that will start to dry out and will pull moisture away from your skin.
I think the key reason to go to bed with clean skin is that when we are resting in deep sleep our largest organ (the skin) uses the opportunity to pull in oxygen to feed and renew cells, as well as de-stress our fatigued bodies. It is important to use only a non-comedogenic (non pore clogging) moisturizer which does not hinder the flow of air into the skin.
It’s equally important to cleanse your skin in the morning, because your body purges toxins as you sleep. Cleansing in the morning washes away the toxins and allows your skincare to be its most effective throughout the day.
A good skincare routine only takes a few moments in the morning and evening, yet it reaps beautiful rewards.
Have a great looking day!
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