This post may not be for everyone… However, if you have tried everything to achieve clear skin (or even clearer skin), then maybe it will help.
This information is so simple, so ridiculously easy and possibly the cheapest way to achieve clear skin.
If you have problematic skin and suffer from severe acne, then this might not work (you have probably already tried this). However, if you haven’t, it’s worth a go!
If you find yourself having bouts of spots, dry or greasy skin. Then you must try this super-easy way to clear your skin.
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How to REALLY Achieve Clear Skin…
I honestly think you’re going to read this and think ‘has she really written a post about this’ but yes, I have…
I see EVERYWHERE people using tons of things to clear their skin. You have probably seen the tons of adverts and promotions for products that you’re not quite sure of. Surely using so many things and chemicals on your face isn’t good for you.
I am not saying that skincare products don’t work. Of course, they do!
The problem is using so many products so consistently that your skin is crying out for help!
(In the form of breakouts and grease.)
Not everyone is blessed with non-probablematic skin. However, most people will have something specific about their skin that they want to keep under control.
Some may have dry skin, oily skin, prone to breakout skin, etc…
Once you have figured out what your problems are, then you can fix them using products that are catered to your needs.
Before you buy tons of products and whack them on you face, try this super simple way to achieve clear skin.
What you’re doing wrong…
The following things are not going to help you achieve clear skin, if you do them already, you probably know you need to change your skincare routine anyway…
- Picking your skin is a no-no. It is easy to get too excited and start squeezing the tiniest things on your face. Leave them! They will go on their own, and you can always cover them up.
- Using makeup wipes and not washing your face properly… Wipes are not a good idea to remove makeup anyway… Although they do the job, they don’t really clean your face, leaving makeup still on there.
- Sleeping in makeup! Sleeping in your make up just isn’t a good idea unless you have come in from a night out and wiping it off is the least of your concerns.
- Eating and drinking sugary things. Sugar is going to make your skin break out. Try swapping to healthier snacks and drinking water or sugar-free drinks.
What you’re doing right
Trying to find products that will work and making an effort with sorting out your skin. If you are trying to fix your skin, you’re off to a good start! Determine what type of skin you have, then try one or two products sparingly to see if they help.
If you are doing the following, then keep it up.
- Washing your face with face wash and warm water in the morning and night.
- Drinking water.
- Moisturising after washing your face.
- Only applying facemask treatments once a week.
It just sounds so easy… But getting into a new routine is hard and does take time. You’ll get there!
Things you should use
These are the only products I use on my skin…
I wouldn’t say I have perfect skin, but it is clear and I don’t often have problems (apart from the odd spot here and there)…
These are just products I have found that work on my skin and that don’t harm it. These are super simple and inexpensive products that work for me.
I would say I have combination skin. Sometimes it’s dry, sometimes it’s greasy.
- I wash my face using the Biore Baking Soda face wash. It isn’t harsh on your skin, and it really makes it feel clean afterwards.
- Always moisturise after washing my face otherwise it gets dry quickly. I use the simple moisturiser with SPF to protect my skin from the sun.
- If I need too, I use the Biore Baking Soda micellar water to remove makeup before the shower, or if I have missed any mascara… I don’t often need to do this if I wash my face in the shower.
- If I do use micellar water, I use these bamboo reusable makeup pads ONCE, then put them in the bag ready for the washing machine.
Daily things to do for clear skin
You can do these simple things every day to care for your skin.
You will notice a difference within around a weeks time after starting these new habits!
- Wash your face with a clean flannel or cloth in the morning. I like to use just warm water. (I originally started doing this because it helps with hayfever!)
- Use a face wash in the shower (your preferred one that works for you) to remove makeup and to clean skin.
- Moisturise daily.
- Remove your makeup at the end of the day, and wash your face to make sure it’s super clean!
- Don’t use tons of products to remove it.
- Don’t sleep in your make up.
- Have makeup-free days if you aren’t going anywhere or doing anything.
- Drink water and sugar-free drinks, cut out sugar intake.
- Start eating healthier foods. ( I have a post about being healthy here – *Stay healthy during lockdown*)
- Stop touching your face a lot!
- Use clean hands to apply moisturiser.
- Keep face cloths and make up pads clean for each use.
By all means, treat yourself to other skincare products, use face masks, try out the trends! If you never try things you’ll never know what works for you.
I would love to know what other things you do at home to keep your skin clear and what products really work for you… Like I said at the start of this post, this is super simple!
Too simple in fact, I’m sure I probably didn’t have to write a post about it, but I’m hoping it is helpful for some!
Thank you for reading, I hope this has helped and you liked it!
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