Do you know the correct skincare routine for your skin type?
Normal skin is categorised by a balanced and equal approach to oily and dry skin. Normal skin types are vibrant, elastic and most commonly have a smooth complexion. This is due to skin containing a good balance of water and oil, allowing the light to reflect evenly, leaving smooth and radiant looking skin.
If you have normal skin type count yourself lucky! You can follow a basic skincare routine without having to worry about too much oil or flakiness. In the morning simply apply a day cream with SPF to protect your skin. Day creams with SPF include
Jojoba Protective Day Cream SPF15
or QV Face Moisturising Day Cream SPF 30. These products will create a barrier to protect your skin against damage and premature aging by the suns UV rays.
In the evening make sure to use a gentle creaming or foaming cleanser to remove all of the days dirt as well as apply a
night cream and eye cream. These may include Jojoba Bead Facial Cleanser, QV Facial Cleanseror one of MooGoo's Cleansing Bars
These products gently cleanse the skin , removing old oil and grease from the skin leaving it glowing and healthy. Weekly tasks for normal skin types include exfoliation and the use of a brightening mask. This will help the skin remain clear, balance the oil and ensure your skin is radiant! Exfoliants such as Jojoba's Bead and Bamboo Facial Exfoliant is perfect for a gentle exfoliant, containing eco friendly bamboo and jojoba beads combined with Australian ivory clay and shea butter for increased hydration. Crops brightening sheet mask is a great weekly skincare task to also allows for the restoration and calming of the skin, leaving your skin bright and healthy.
Think you have combination skin? This is extremely common! Combination skin is categorised as having both oily and dry skin. Commonly the Tzone, chin and nose are prone to more oil, whereas the cheeks are usually dry. Combination skin can appear shiny and prone to impurities, however with the right care this can be controlled. Products must be versatile to treat both the oil and the dryness.
Skin care routines for combination skin involves products to treat both the oil and dryness. During the morning apply a light day cream to moisturise however not create too much oil. Light day creams may include Jojoba Light Daily Moisturiser and QV Face Oil Free Moisturiser.These creams will aid in balancing an oily Tzone whilst decreasing shine and keeping it hydrated .In the evening use a gentle cleanser on the T zone only to ensure you do not increase the dryness on the cheeks and only remove the oil on the Tzone.
For best results use a foaming or lather cleanser such as JOJOBAS purifying citrus foaming cleanser .This cleanser is 100% natural, balancing the extra oils in the Tzone. Also apply a night treatment on the dry areas only such as manuka honey rebalancing night cream. This crème Is formulated with certified Manuka Honey 80+ ensuring your skin receives antioxidants, proteins, vitamins and minerals to heal the skin.
To ensure you get the most out of your skin care routine, implement a few weekly tasks such as using a gently exfoliant, antioxidant serum and acne treatment as required. A gently exfoliant such as the Jojoba bead and bamboo facial exfoliant
is perfect for combination skin as it not only removes build up but also has Australian ivory clay and shea butter to rehydrate.
Oily skin types appear shiny and greasy and are often prone to both noninflammatory (black heads and white heads) and inflammatory acne (pimples). Oily skin types can result in clogged and enlarged pores and often are the most shiny during lunch time. It is essential to not over exfoliate as you do not want to strip the moisture in your skin. On the bright side oily skin is the least prone to the effects of aging and wrinkles!
It is critical to perfect your skincare routine to ensure your skin remains stable and reduces the number of breakouts occurring. Skin care routines should involve a light day cream In the morning such as QV Face Oil Free Moisturiseror Jojoba Light Daily Moisturiser . These products are light weight , specifically formulated to minimise shine and balance an oily T-zone. These products will reduce the oiliness in your t zone however will still leave your face feeling nourished.
Oily skin types must also have a solid evening skincare routine to ensure minimal breakouts. This involves using a gentle foaming cleanser such as JOJOBAS purifying citrus foaming cleanser which will eliminate excess oil whilst calming the skin.
Night treatments as well as eye creams will also aid in improving the skin and balancing the oil. These can include products such as the Manuka honey rebalancing night crème and Jojoba cucumber and guava eye balm. With oily skin it is crucial to exfoliate regularly to get rid of any excess oil and dirt which could be blocking your pores. The Jojoba bead and bamboo facial exfoliant will provide a gentle and hydrating clean which can be done 1-3 times a week.
Dry skin is categorised by a lack of moisture resulting in dry patches, flakiness, dull complexion, redness or tightness. Dry skin types requires lots of protection, hydration and moisture to reduce pores, wrinkles and irritations. Dry skin can also worsen in different temperatures and environments such as cold weather, meaning the skin requires heavier and richer products to combat this. However this is manageable with the right products and skincare routine.
During the morning be sure to use a day cream with SPF that is of a rich consistency to replenish the moisture. Products may include
MooGoo Full Cream Moisturiser
is perfect to combat the dryness through the use of almond and coconut oil as well as Aloe, vitamin E and Milk protein. Also Paraben free!!!
During the evening use a gentle yet rich cleanser to cleanse the skin, however be careful to avoid over washing or scrubbing at the skin as this will result in irritation. Cetaphil gentle skin cleanser
is perfect for dry skin as it not only cleanses but also hydrates. This cleanser can be used with or without water and is soap, lanolin and fragrance free!
Rich night treatments are also essential to replenish the moisture overnight and lock it in. Manuka Honey ultra-enriching night crème for dry to normal skin will provide a softer more radiant complexion each morning. This product contains Manuka Honey 80+ with ingredients to retain moisture in the skin such as Apricot kernel and jojoba oil.
Dry skin types also require gentle exfoliation and moisturising masks to ensure your skin locks in moisture. Gentle exfoliants such as the
Jojoba Bead and Bamboo Facial Exfoliantis gentle and does not strip the natural moisture from your skin. Face masks are a great step in your skincare routine you should not forget. Crop Natural sheet masks are amazing for getting some added hydration into your skin. Masks such as the Crop hydrating aloe Vera mask. Drinking lots of water and avoiding irritants such as cleaning products or harsh body scrubs will also decrease the dryness in your skin.
Sensitive skin types can be difficult to work with as it can be tricky to find the right skincare products for you. Symptoms can include discomfort, feelings of tightness and redness which may be brought on by products with strong fragrances or harsh ingredients.
With sensitive skin types its crucial to use gentle products to avoid reactions and irritants. these could include QV gentle range, the goat skincare, manuka honey and MooGoo. In the morning ensure you use a day cream such as the goat skincare's moisturising cream which is perfect for sensitive skin. In the evening ensure to use a gentle cleanser and rinse in lukewarm water. This can be done with a QV face gentle foaming cleaner or a Manuka Honey gentle facial
cleanser, both which are great for sensitive skin. Manuka Honey gentle facial cleanser contains juniper essential oil to remove any impurities and makeup as well as Calendula oil to sooth, heal and soften skin. Follow with an eye cream and a nutrient rich night cream such as the Jojoba cucumber and guava firming eye balm and a QV face nurturing face balm.