Research has shown using a facial cleanser before bed is essential to looking younger for longer!
Here is how you can maintain healthy looking skin by cleansing your face daily.
Remove that build up
During the day your skin is covered with bacteria, dirt, dead skin cells, pollutants and make up. It is important to remove this dirt, debris and oils to leave the looking fresh. Without washing and cleansing your face, products would be unable to penetrate into your skin properly. This is due to all of the days make up, dirt and debris blocking it. Unfortunately, this results in clogged pores, blemishes and spots!
A good facial cleanser and moisturiser will help to maintain a proper level of hydration. Dehydrated skin looks wrinkled, aged and rough. Adding that extra moisture can prevent this as the PH levels of the skin enable sufficient water and product retention.
Clear Skin Maintenance
A build up of dirt on the surface of your skin can block the hair follicles that glands use to produce sebum (oil). Sebum on the outer layer of your skin, acts as a barrier to prevent the penetration of bacteria or other harmful agents. A lack of sebum on the surface of your skin means that the bacteria can penetrate to the follicle and cause inflammation and acne.
Facial cleansers clear the pores of any debris. This allows the oil to reach the skins surface without any barriers, which decreases the chance of a breakout.
Benefits of Facial Cleansers
- Keeps your skin looking radiant and healthy
- Helps anti-ageing products and treatments work properly
- Maintains pore size
- Skin is hydrated and prevents production of excess oils
What happens when you don’t Cleanse?
In this case, your pores would become blocked and enlarged. This can lead to blackheads, whiteheads and acne. You skin would appear red, dry and irritated from dehydration. On top of this, your skin would look dirty, dull, greasy and aged.
The irritation may lead to you scratching or picking your face which causes breaks in the skin. This can lead to infection.
Which Cleanser should I use?
The most suitable cleanser for you is based on your skin type and skin concerns.
Those with oily skin should look out for gel and foam cleansers. Cream based cleansers are great for those with dry skin.
If you wear a lot of make up you should get a cleanser suitable for removal. If you are sweating a lot in the gym you could consider a cleanser that targets clogged pores.
One of our long-time favourite cleansers has been the Medik8 Clarifying Foam. It gently removes daily oils, impurities and make up. It is designed for blemish-prone skin. This cleanser unclogs pores and lightly exfoliates the skin without causing dryness and irritation.
The new Cream Cleanse product is suitable for all skin types and is amazing at helping your complexion look calm and soothed. It deeply hydrates your skin to reveal visibly healthy and soft skin.
If you have specific skin complaints or just want to improve your skin, book your FREE consultation with us now with our skin specialist.