A Skincare Routine for Dull Skin
If you are experiencing dull skin, the reasons could be anything. It could be either due to lifestyle choices, stress, improper diet, fatigue etc. or all of them. While you must take steps to avoid these to get a glowing skin, it is equally important that you follow a skincare routine that can take care of your dull skin externally. Following is a basic skincare routine for dull skin that can help you get a youthful, glowing and bright skin.
Exfoliate and moisturize
Use a scrub once or twice a week to remove dead skin and open clogged pores. Scrubs infused with either coffee, sugar or walnuts are good for your skin as these peel off dead skin, while also polishing and hydrating your skin. Once you exfoliate, use a face mask that is suitable for your skin type to nourish your skin. Follow the scrub and face mask with a hydrating moisturizer to keep the skin supple and glowing. If you plan to step out, pair it with sunscreen too. You can try the L’Oréal UV Perfect Matte & Fresh which is suitable for all skin types including oily skin and is tested to give best results in maximum humidity. It contains mattified kaolin clay which absorbs excess sweat and is thus perfect for Indian summers.
Repair and renew
Apart from the weekly ritual, it is also necessary that you apply skincare products daily to replenish your skin’s glow. Look for face serums or solutions that go deep into the skin to work on the skin cells directly. For example, you can try the L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Crystal Micro-Essence that penetrates 10 layers deep into the skin to give you glowing, bright, and youthful skin. It works on a micronized technology with active ingredients like Salicylic Acid which accelerates skin renewal & mildly exfoliates to refine pores & skin texture. It is much better than creams and serum and gets easily absorbed. You can use it twice a day, in the morning as a moisturizer and at night as a night cream.
Nourish your skin
A lot depends on your work on the internal factors to get bright and clear skin. Drink eight glasses of water to flush out the toxins from your body and take adequate sleep. You can also try having water with lemon first thing in the morning to purify the blood that will give you clear skin. You can opt for a light face massage by using tips of your fingers to massage your skin in circular motions and boost the microcirculation. Adopt a healthy lifestyle with balanced and timely diets rich in raw vegetables and fruits, exercise, and fresh air. Enrich your diet with antioxidants, Vitamins and Minerals and avoid the intake of spicy and oily food.
While working on your dull skin in the daily schedule, allow your skin to breathe by minimizing makeup and using high-quality skin products. Always go to bed with a clean face and use the cleaning toning and moisturizing (CTM) ritual twice a day. Balance your stress and be happy. When you are happy and beautiful on the inside, it will reflect on the outside too.