Skincare routine

The importance of a good skincare routine

The power of self-care is undeniable. With a consistent, naturally focused self-care routine, you have all the tools you need to shape a healthy body and nurture your mental and emotional health. Skincare is a vital part of the bigger self-care picture, but before you rush out to stock up on tons of skincare products, you should read this!

Contrary to popular belief, your skincare regime should be as simple as possible. Despite the complex nature of our skin, good quality, simple, natural formulations are the way to satisfy its every need.

Here we take a closer look at the advantages of a good, simple skincare routine so you can get back to basics and reap all the rewards.

Your skin needs time to heal

Achieving beautiful skin is a marathon, not a race, yet with the skincare market touting speedy solutions as the answer to all your skin problems, we wouldn’t blame you for thinking otherwise.

By embracing simplicity through good, consistent skincare, you are giving your skin the foundation to heal skin problems for the long term, rather than conceal them in the short term. Whatever the latest fad product promises, a healthy, radiant complexion doesn’t appear overnight!

Your skin is unique

Everyone’s skin has different needs and with that comes the need for a personalised skincare routine. By taking the time to identify your skin’s unique requirements and finding the products that satisfy these every day, you can treat your skin exactly how it should be treated.

Your skin changes with age

The outermost layer of your skin is in constant flux – the average adult loses around 500 million skin cells every day! – whilst even bigger changes happen over time. Your skin at 20 will need different care to your skin at 50 for example.

You can read more about the skincare changes to expect every decade here. The National Institute of Aging also has a few wise words about the effects of ageing on your skin:

“Your skin changes with age. It becomes thinner, loses fat, and no longer looks as plump and smooth as it once did. Your veins and bones can be seen more easily. Scratches, cuts, or bumps can take longer to heal. Years of sun tanning or being out in the sunlight for a long time may lead to wrinkles, dryness, age spots, and even cancer.”

A good skincare routine has the power to move with you through the years. By investing time in getting to know your skin, you can identify changes as they happen and adapt your daily skincare routine accordingly.

Your skin is you

Having a good, consistent skincare routine that you can rely on every day, come rain or shine, does so much more than giving your complexion the boost it needs.

Great skin makes us feel so much better about ourselves, giving us the confidence to take on the day our way. Team this with the fact that a skincare routine ensures skin problems can be prevented as well as cured, and you can boost your wellbeing for the long haul.

The time we invest in our skincare routines, and the results that we see in the mirror, pay dividends in other parts of our lives too. People who have good skincare routines are much more likely to adopt other healthier routines and lead healthier lifestyles.

Want to craft a great routine that works for you and your skin? You’re in the right place! Shop our multifunctional, all-natural skincare range today to find the simple but effective routine you’ve been searching for.

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