How to maintain a skin care routine at home?

Having a hydrated and healthy looking skin is the dream of many, isn’t it? But for this to happen it is necessary a series of care, care that includes daily, weekly, monthly habits and that in the long term already improve skin health, makes you look better, reduces acne, fine lines, blemishes and more. See the tips below and learn how to take care of your skin at home.

Use cosmetics suitable for your skin

Before you even start taking care of your face, it is important that you use only products that are suitable for your skin, visit your dermatologist so that he recommends you the right products, but in general the most recommended textures are as follows.

Oily skin: precisely because this type of skin has a high sebum production, products that help oiliness and the appearance of acne and blackheads are needed, the most suitable products are gel, serum, or more watery texture.

Dry skin: this type of skin needs more hydration, use creams and gel cream that has a greater amount of oil in the formula.

Normal skin: it is easy to care for and adapts to different types of cosmetics, normal skin can use textures in serum, gel, cream or gel cream.

Daily skin care

A complete and adequate daily skin cleansing must contain four essential steps which are they: cleansing, toning, hydration and protection.

Skin care cleansing

Cleansing: the first step of all is the easiest to do and that over time leaves the skin even better, cleaning should be done twice a day (morning and night), with a suitable soap, besides eliminating oiliness, it prepares the skin for other products.

Skin care toning

Toning: cleaning with soap is great, but it doesn’t always reach everywhere, that’s why it is necessary to use facial tonic, it balances the pH and deeply eliminates any dirt that remains on the skin.
How to use facial tonic: apply a little tonic on a cotton pad and wipe the skin from the inside out without rubbing, the tonic can be used daily on oily skin and 2-3 times a week for dry skin.


Hydration: regardless of your skin type, hydration is more than necessary, it keeps the skin balanced, soft, luminous and protects from external damage. In addition to facial moisturizer, it is also good to have a moisturizer for specific regions like eyes and mouth, because these areas need more hydration.

Skin protection

Protection: the last step is also the most important of all, in the cold or in the heat, the protector should be applied daily and reapplied whenever necessary. It protects from solar radiation and slows skin aging, among the varieties of protectors that exist, those with a factor of 30 are recommended for places that don’t have as much exposure to the sun, while protectors with a factor of over 50 and with colors are ideal for use in exposure to the sun and lights emitted by mobile devices.

Night skin care

Night skin care is very similar, cleansing, toning, moisturizing and instead of protective, yo can use other cosmetics, during the night our skin regenerates, rests and absorbs the cream better, so it is recommended to use a cream with a more potent effect.

Creams for night use

Regenerating cream: It is normal for the skin to lose its elasticity and luminosity over the years and the regenerating cream has the effect of reducing blemishes and attenuation light wrinkles.

Whitening cream: indicated to eliminate spots that appear on the skin, this type of cream has a very potent action at night, if used correctly, the stain decreases significantly.

Anti-aging cream: people over 40 should have a slightly different care routine and an anti-aging cream should be included in that routine, it is ideal for those who have deeper wrinkles, when used overnight, makes the skin look firmer.

Depurative cream: everyday stress reflects badly on your skin and the depurative cream has to moisturize and make a detox, improving the appearance

Weekly skin care

Daily care already guarantees incredible results for the skin, but those performed once or twice a week further enhance these effects and increase hydration, among the main weekly skin care are exfoliation and use of facial masks, however, they should be used with caution not to cause a rebound effect and dry out the skin.


Skin exfoliation

The act of exfoliating the face and even the body brings several benefits such as: reduces oiliness, reduces wrinkles and expression lines, combats and improves skin texture.

How to exfoliate your skin?
1– Apply an amount of exfoliating soap or homemade scrub on your hands, put it on your
face and make circular movements without damaging the skin.
2– Massage your face for three minutes and then rinse thoroughly with water, after
exfoliation, apply a moisturizer to avoid drying the skin.

Face Masks

Face masks

Success of the skincare routine, masks can be used once a week or every 15 days, it also
depends on your need and your skin type, among the masks existing in drugstores there are
options with anti-aging action, rich in vitamin C, which fights acne, etc.

How to use face mask?
1– With clean and dry skin, apply a thin layer of mask, covering the entire face.
2– After the necessary time, remove the mask by pulling from bottom to top, then, use your
usual cosmetics.

Also read: Skin clay – benefits and how to use

Monthly care

Dedicate at least one day of the month to completely take care of your skin and avoid
wearing makeup during that day, if possible, go to an aesthetic center to do a thorough
cleaning or specific treatment with a professional.

Taking care of the skin is good and easier than it looks,but it is worth remembering that care
with cosmetics alone is not always enough, having a good diet and drinking water daily also
helps in skin hydration, take care of yourself from the inside out.

Did you like the tips? What is your skin type and how do you usually take care of it? Which
steps of this care is your favorite?

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