Skin Care

How To Look Gorgeous On Waking, With Salicylic Acid!

We have all had nights when we did not get enough sleep – from making sure your deadlines are met to partying with friends, some nights seem to go longer than usual. And the next morning, you wake up with tired looking skin, and ruddy looking complexion. Not sure how you can get radiant and glowing skin when we wake up feeling like you need 5 cups of coffee? Well, we are here to save the day (or morning!). Just follow this morning routine for glowing skin and use the right skincare and makeup products to give your complexion a boost.

1. Cleansing is key if you want to get a radiant complexion

No matter what time you crawled in, no matter what sofa, bed or dog basket awaits, make sure you cleanse! An important part of your morning as well as nighttime skincare routine, cleansing preps your skin for the next skincare steps that follow. Try the L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Crystal Purifying Micellar Water that will dissolve impurities from pollution (pm 2.5) and makeup, excess oil and sebum without drying out your skin. This gentle cleanser makes your skin look crystal clear and absolutely clean! Make sure you use a cleanser twice a day and cleanse your face and neck.

On nights when you do not have the time or energy to follow an extensive skincare regime, use the L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Crystal Micro Essence to hydrate your skin overnight so you wake up to a bright and crystal clear complexion. The Crystal Micro Essence harnesses the many benefits of salicylic acid and gently exfoliates your skin to improve your skin’s texture by penetrating 10 layers deep into the skin*. Adding this essence with salicylic acid to your night skin care routine for glowing skin will ensure that your complexion looks bright and radiant when you wake up.

In the morning, kick-start the day by splashing your face with cold water and cleansing your face. in-corporate essence with salicylic acid for glowing skin in your morning routine as well. Here are the answers to a few common questions to make this easy for you –

a. What is salicylic acid – a popular beta hydroxy acid, salicylic acid is a skincare active ingredient that exfoliates the skin and keeps your pores clear
b. When to apply salicylic acid – twice every day, morning and night, on freshly cleansed skin, before moisturizer
c. How to use salicylic acid – pour 3-4 drops in your palms, rub them together to spread the product, gently pat it into the skin
d. What does salicylic acid do to the skin – boosts cell renewal, unclogs pores, gives bright and radiant complexion

2. Apart from using salicylic acid for dark spots, if you want to hydrate your skin and keep it feeling fresh and radiant for the rest of the day, you must use a sheet mask. Sheet masks are a great way to soothe, revive, and rejuvenate your complexion. The L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Crystal Micro Essence Sheet Mask is great for when your skin needs an instant pick me up! Use the sheet mask for 15 minutes are treat your skin to an intense boost of skin loving goodness. With one bottle of essence in one sheet mask, this sheet mask has 30x more absorption power**. The brightening actives in the sheet mask hydrate, refine, and smoothen your skin, giving you minimized pores, improved skin texture, and brighter and clearer skin.

So, there you have it, a morning and nighttime skin care routine for glowing skin to revive and refresh your complexion. Whether you are using salicylic acid for dry skin to get rid of dead skin cells or using salicylic acid for oily skin to unclog pores, remember to make these tips for glowing skin a point of your everyday skincare routine to maintain a radiant and glowing complexion.

*Within epidermis in the stratum corneum layer
**30X more absorbing capacity as compared to dry tissue weight