A step-by-step guide to applying skincare

step-by-step guide

It is only what you apply but how you apply it.

So you want to start your makeup routine well, you need to know the right procedure. If you don’t apply your makeup in the correct order it will not be effective and it could irritate your skin. The general rule is to apply lighter ingredients first before the thicker ones.

So what are the steps;

Before you start applying anything on your face, it has to be sparkling clean and free of oil and dirt.

Do not get an alcoholic based toner but a hydrating one. The concept of toner is a primer that will allow other ingredients get absorbed easily.

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Serums are oil-based moisturizers to protect your skin and they should come next after a toner.

Serums should be applied in tapping motions with your fingertips or palms. Serums should not be applied excessively. Allow it to sip into the skin by itself.

Eye cream is optional but in case you are applying eye cream, apply it before a moisturizer.

If you have any special cream for spots or blemishes, this would be a good time to apply.

A moisturizer is an essential part of your skincare routine. If you do not have anything here, you need a moisturizer to hydrate your skin.

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Retinol cream is a variation of Vitamin A and it makes your skin smoother and wrinkle free apply your retinol cream next.

If you use jojoba or coconut oil apply it last, it doesn’t penetrate your skin easily.

unscreen needs to be applied last so it sits on your skin. It needs to sit on your skin to protect it.


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