Your approach to skincare has likely changed over the last year as you've faced social distancing and a remote lifestyle. Perhaps you took a minimalist approach to skincare or maybe have even adopted some bad habits. Now that people are emerging from quarantine beautiful skin is on top of our mind. Many people want a simple yet effective approach to post-pandemic skincare, but they aren't sure what the best options are for their skin. While each person's skin is unique, there are some important things to consider as you emerge from quarantine to help you look and feel your best:
Treatments for radiance
Screen time increased for most of us the past year. Being on video conferencing and social media more often, you may have looked at your face in more detail and observed uneven skin pigmentation, sun damage and dull tone and texture. A gentle yet effective approach to achieving more radiant skin is a laser treatment done by skincare professionals. In addition to helping with tone, texture and skin ageing, it also helps with prejuvenation, which is staving off the visible signs of aging before they appear. Embrace the 'skinimalism' trend by cultivating your healthiest natural skin.
Heal and nourish
Giving your skin what it needs to look its best goes beyond a good moisturiser. Consider products with healing properties that also support healthy elastin and collagen. For example, regenerating skin technology works with the skin to clear out damaged elastin and collagen and then supports the production of new, healthy elastin and collagen.
Being inside means less exposure to the sun, but as you emerge from quarantine you need to think more closely about protecting skin from harmful UV rays. The perfect multitasking product for sun protection is Sunscreen SPF 36, a mineral, lightweight formulation which provides broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection while perfecting the complexion with a sheer universal tint. This feel-good formula also helps shield skin from pollution, IR rays and blue light and delivers a filter-free glow that's so good you may go makeup free.
Hydrate from the inside
Proper hydration is key to healthy, glowing skin, and that starts from the inside. Water is essential to life and getting enough not only helps you feel your best, it helps you look better. Being at home and moving around less may have impacted how much water you drink in a typical day.
Now is the time to be more mindful about your water intake.How much water you need will vary depending on your size, the climate and how active you are, but a good general guideline is the 8x8 rule, which means 8 ounces of water eight times a day.
Sipping on water throughout the day is a great way to stay hydrated, so keep a water bottle in sight during the workday and on hand while out and about. If you want to add a little healthy flavour, toss in a few berries, sliced citrus or cucumber. With these smart steps your skin will look better than it ever has before.