The Ideal Daily Skin Care Routine

The Ideal Daily Skin Care Routine

The Ideal Daily Skin Care Routine
The Ideal Daily Skin Care Routine

With all the beauty products in the market, skincare can be overwhelming. It is, however, essential to have a daily skincare routine that is simple yet effective. A morning and evening routine can be a chance for you to meditate before you start your day or relax after a long day. Your skincare routine should serve the primary purpose of protecting your skin through the day and repairing it through the night. Below are detailed morning and evening skincare routines that you can incorporate into your day-to-day life for radiant skin results.

Morning Routine

Step 1. Cleanse
Cleansing is mandatory for all skin types. It involves getting rid of sweat and dead skin cells that may have accumulated overnight. You should ensure the cleanser is mild but effective.

La Para Recommends: Bioderma Sensibio Cleansing Micellar Water Sensitive Skin 250ml / 500ml

Step 2. Tone

Still, a lot of people choose to skip toners, because of the assumption that most toners are harsh and irritate the skin. Fortunately, that’s not the case anymore. Each type of toner is intended for a different skin issue, so it’s important to use the right one for your skin concern.

La Para Recommends: Evian Facial Spray 50ml / 150ml / 300ml

Step 3. Eye Cream

Eye cream tends to be lighter than face moisturizers, make sure to apply it before. I prefer to apply my eye cream before my serum, but you can also apply it after.

La Para Recommends: Payot My Payot Regard Radiance Eye Care Roll-On 15ml

Step 4. Serum

When choosing a serum, certain formulas are universally beneficial, while others are intended for specific skin concerns. The most common are hydrating serums, brightening serums, anti-ageing serums, antioxidants serums and purifying serums. No matter what serum you choose, smooth it on after washing your face. Tip: Slightly damp skin is more absorbent.

La Para Recommends: SVR ABC Ampoule Anti-Ox C 30ml

Step 5. Moisturize

Yes, everyone needs a moisturizer, always, no matter what. Look for a light, gentle moisturizer, which will keep skin hydrated without feeling heavy or greasy.

La Para Recommends: Weleda Wild Rose Smoothing Facial Lotion 30ml

Step 6. Apply SPF

You should always apply SPF. Sunscreens reduce the risks of skin cancer and other skin problems like hyperpigmentation and wrinkles.

La Para Recommends: Bioderma Photoderm Max SPF 50+ Aquafluid


Evening Routine

Step 1. Double-cleansing

First, use a makeup remover or cleansing oil. This step is essential in the evening, as it involves removing makeup or any face products applied. Then, use a cleanser to make sure to get rid of dead skin, pollutants and dirt.

La Para Recommends: Payot Milky Cleansing Oil With Avocado Oil or Filorga Anti-Ageing Micellar Solution


Step 2. Toner

It is important to tone in the evening to balance the skin’s pH level. But it also primes your skin to absorb important ingredients you’re going to apply later on.

La Para Recommends: Skin & Tonic Fresh Face Exfoliating Water

Step 3. Eye Cream

Choose a hydrating eye cream that helps repair the skin barrier overnight. Go all the way around your eyes, not just underneath them.

La Para Recommends: Filorga Optim-Eyes

Step 4. Serum

Customize the routine tailored to your skin concerns.

La Para Recommends: Skin & Tonic Plump Up Hydration Serum

Step 5. Night Cream

A good night cream should address your personal skin needs. Whether you are struggling with enlarged pores or cracking skin, this is when you use a cream that will heal and rejuvenate the skin.

La Para Recommends: Payot My Payot Nuit Night Repairing Care

+ Mask

If you have the time and like to indulge, consider applying a mask once or twice a week after cleansing. If your skin is dry, use a hydrating mask; if your skin is oily, use a clay mask.

La Para Recommends: Argiletz Pink Clay Face Mask 30g / 100g

The above steps are basic and can take approximately 10–15 minutes each. You can add exfoliation to your routine during the weekends to remove any stubborn dirt or dead skin.

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