The world of beauty is nothing less than complicated. The word “beauty” has a very contrasting meaning for everyone. Some people are attracted to physical beauty and some are attracted towards inner beauty. Nonetheless, everyone wants to appear the best they can and however they can. Some people associate looking their best as being confident and some associate it with having a charming persona. With this blog post, we are not here to share the best products or any best budget product list. But, we are here to discuss beauty in terms of skincare and makeup.
Our skin protects us from so much, from the harmful environment to several injuries. It is only fair to protect our skin from anything that we can. To many people, skincare is more important than applying makeup. The reason is, you cannot always apply makeup, but you can always make your skin appear beautiful. Undoubtedly you can spend thousands on makeup but isn’t it better to spend them on getting a beautiful overall glowing complexion rather than just spending on concealer or foundation? While skincare is more important than doing makeup that doesn’t mean it is in any way better than makeup. But rather than just covering the imperfections, makeup is a great way to express yourself. We need to make sure that we become comfortable with what we have. Makeup should never be used to hide imperfections (though, it does that well) but it should always be used to enhance what we already have.
Yeah, we understand the concept of using no products on face. But, a skincare routine is a lot more than just cleansing, toning, and moisturizing. Not to deny that it should always be something you follow. In the world of social media, where we see YouTubers and influencers flaunting their perfectly painted faces, an urge to try out new trends and different ideas may pop up in the mind. But have you wondered? How do these influencers and artists that we watch on these platforms take care of their skin? It’s their full-time job to look good in front of the camera. These influencers, artists, or models take very good care of their skin, routine, lifestyle, diet, and more. It is crucial to keep a few things in mind for maintaining healthy-looking skin. The thing to remember here is that a skincare routine and a makeup routine always work better together. After all, applying makeup to dull skin wouldn’t look that good, would it?
Why Choose Skincare?
The benefits of skincare are not only seen in the present but also the future. Being the fast-moving generation we are always looking for a quick fix. We are so demanding, always in the hunt for the newest ingredients and innovations. During the pandemic, many of us are working from home. We stay at home and of course, makeup has taken a backseat. But we definitely need to look good during online meetings and video calls right? Many working moms, entrepreneurs are stuck between managing the home and career. We are living in a stressful world, Therefore, It is crucial to focus on improving the texture and health of the skin for the smooth application of makeup, or who knows you might not even need any makeup.
Skincare While Working From Home
Let’s face it, we are stuck at home. We can’t go to a salon to get a facial, skin peeling, or monthly clean-up. Therefore, we have to make things work at home. There’s always a way to sneak in some type of skin care practice into your routine no matter how busy you are. Thousands of working women are adopting some kind of skincare routine during this time. Mentioned below are a few simple skincare routines women are choosing during work from home.
Mask, Mask, Mask
It’s a great idea to put on a face mask while you are working. This way you won’t have to dedicate special time to skincare. You can choose something that you love either homemade or a market-made facemask. Sheet masks also work well. Just identify your skin concern and choose a mask designed for the same.
Gua Sha or Face Rollers
A lot of spas use Gua Sha as a technique for relaxation and glow. It’s a wise choice to invest in one when you know you are stuck at home. Gua sha and face rollers work really well in lymphatic drainage and improving blood circulation. Using a Gua Sha or Face Roller will also help in reducing fine lines and wrinkles making your skin appear youthful and glowing.
When moisturizers don’t seem to be working, serums come to the rescue. There are several serums available in the market specifically designed for different skin concerns. Choose the one designed for your concern and use them with Face Rollers or Gua Sha to maximize its benefits.
Exfoliators are a crucial part of any skincare routine. They help in the removal of dead skin and the gunk on the skin surface. Exfoliation also helps with dry skin helping the hydration penetrate deep into the skin. You can try and add exfoliation into your weekly skincare routine to get clear flawless skin.
You might be thinking, “Why do I need SPF when I’m not leaving my house?” SPFs work to protect your skin against damage from the sun. But even when you are inside the house or there is no direct contact with the sun, it is important to wear SPF ;as it helps in protecting your skin from harmful UV rays that can penetrate from glass.
Makeup Rules to Swear By
We have mentioned skincare and also skincare while working from home. But, if you still love to wear makeup and wear it often, there are a few things to always keep in mind. These “makeup rules” will surely help in keeping and maintaining the good health of your skin.
Remove Makeup Before Bed
It’s obvious but really important. It is crucial to remove makeup before hitting the bed. It will give your skin the time to heal and repair at night. Also, sleeping with makeup can excessively damage your skin.
Throw Out Expired Products
You don’t eat expired food items, right? Your skin shouldn’t too. Every makeup product has a shelf life and it shouldn’t be used after that. It is best to throw out the products which are laying on your vanity beyond their shelf life.
Moisturize Before Applying Makeup
Think about it, if you apply foundation on dry skin, will it look good? No, right! It is important to moisturize your skin well before using any makeup product for it to appear flawless.
Wash Makeup Brushes and Sponge
Unwashed makeup brushes and sponges are known to cause acne. They have thousands of bacterias that live on your skin when you use them. These germs can block your pores and cause blackheads.
Invest in Good Quality Makeup
There are several makeup brands available in the market. It is important to choose the one that doesn’t harm your skin and doesn’t be too heavy on your pocket. Also, It is always great to choose the brand which stands for the things you stand for.
In this world full of stress, it is better to choose what works best for you and helps you relax. Taking care of your skin is a great way for self-care and relaxation. Your skin does so much for you, right? It is only wise to give it the proper care and love that it deserves. So, invest in the best skincare and makeup practices to keep it healthier and looking prettier.
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