Ensuring Glowing, Fresh and Youthful Skin
CTM, short for cleansing, toning, and moisturizing, is an important activity to ensuring glowing, fresh and youthful skin; these are the very heart and core of healthy skincare for the skin for all days of the year.
A good quality cleanser opens up skin pores to gently lifts up all these from your skin leaving it cleaner, lighter, and letting it breathe freely.
To do skin cleansing the right way, do the following:
A) The most important determinant of your cleansing session is, the cleanser you pick. Try to stick to one cleanser which is perfect for your skin type.
B) After cleansing your face, try to use cold water, as this shuts the open skin pores
C) Cleanse your skin with the cleanser once in a day (preferably before going to bed)
D) Coming to extra cleansing with mask and exfoliation, for face, it can be done thrice a week
E )Try using skin cleansers that do not carry the following – acetone, alcohol, witch hazel, alpha-hydroxy acids (glycolic acid), benzoic acid, bronopol and cinnamic acid compounds.
Besides hydrating and conditioning freshly cleansed skin, toning is also needed to tighten pores left open during cleansing. If these pores were to be left open, dead skin cells and dirt etc would simply find their way back in and cause clogging. We must remind you that clogged pores are the biggest cause of skin foes like acne, blackheads and spots.
A) Toner is ideally used on the skin after cleansing
B)Among – balancing toner, cleansing toner, hydrating toners, calming toners, soothing toners, and astringent toners. You have to pick one with maximum water composition and the one that caters to the type of your skin.
C) Contains natural floral hydrosols & plant extracts. No alcohol) with a healthy astringent action, it tightens open pores, hydrates skin and forms a protective shield to keep acne-causing dirt particles away
Once your skin is cleansed, skin pores are tightened and its pH balance has been restored, it is time to give your skin loads of healthy, non-greasy moisture and vital nourishment of essential fatty acids and antioxidants. Moisturizing technique alone can make your skin look remarkably younger.
A) Skin moisturizing is an everyday activity and skipping it even once can harm your skin
B) Pick your moisturizer according to your skin type
C) The only part where you should not apply a moisturizer is around your eyes. For this region, it is better to use an eye cream, as the area around your eye is the thinnest layer of skin
D) use moisturizer which contains cold pressed seed oils, botanical extracts, essential oils, vitamins. Totally without (mineral oils and parabens)