A Day in the Life: Morning to Night Skin Care

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A Day In The LifeYouthful, healthy looking skin doesn't happen without a little work. Many women make the mistake of only caring for their skin in the morning or night instead of all day. It's not nearly as much work as it may sound, but by taking a few minutes throughout the day, you'll need fewer products throughout your life to maintain beautiful skin.

Caring for Oily and Acne Prone Skin

If you have oily or acne prone skin, you should set aside approximately 10 minutes morning and night to properly care for your skin. Use a mattifying acne wash like our Ain't Misbehavin' medicated aha/bha acne cleanser to reduce shine and fight blemishes. This soap free, oil free, pH balanced, buffered glycolic acid cleanser whisks away oils without drying the skin, while it unclogs pores and treats current breakouts.

Follow up with a treatment to reduce oil production like our Tease Zone oil control gel, a water light gel that instantly mattifies the skin and absorbs surface skin oils. It also works as a primer for smooth makeup application. Our Ain't Misbehavin' skin clarifying & mattifying sunscreen spf 30 PA+++ offers shine-free moisture with SPF to keep skin calm, cool and protected.

During the day, use oil-blotting sheets to absorb excess oil without ruining your makeup. This reduces build up on your face and prevents the need for additional washing throughout the day.

Managing Dry Skin

The main concern with dry skin is keeping it hydrated so that it does not appear dull and ridden with fine lines. Start by cleansing only once a day with a gentle cleanser at night. Try our Born to Be Mild medicated face & body cleanser to clear away the dirt and grime of the day with its ultra-mild, soap-free formula.

Don't overdo the face washing! You should only wash your face more than once a day if it is absolutely necessary, such as after exercising or being out in the elements for an extended period of time. If needed, use a gentle exfoliating cleanser once a week to deep clean and exfoliate skin.

Apply a moisturizer with SPF in the morning. If you wear makeup, choose a makeup with moisturizer to help combat dryness during the day. Or get it all in one tube by applying DERMAdoctor's DD Cream dermatologists' dream bb cream, a self-adjusting color corrector that offers light coverage and 15 healthy skin benefits, as well as SPF 30 protection.

After cleansing at night, apply an anti-aging moisturizer like Wrinkle Revenge rescue & protect facial cream to hydrate skin while you sleep while combating the signs of aging including fine lines and wrinkles.

Balancing Combination Skin

Getting perfect skin when you're dealing with oily spots and dry patches can be tricky. The key is to use cleansers made for combination skin. Try Litmus Test glycolic acid facial cleansing gel, which works to reestablish healthy skin chemistry on all complexions.

Follow up with the Litmus Test replenishing toner with glycolic & lactic acid, which helps lock in moisture, while promoting cellular turnover and rejuvenating unbalanced skin. Litmus Test pH correcting & renewing glycolic acid facial moisturizer helps take the guesswork out of skincare by providing hydration to parched patches of skin while restoring proper equilibrium to your entire complexion.

Healthy skin is more than washing and moisturizing. Throughout the day, ensure you drink plenty of water and maintain a healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables. If your skin doesn't get the natural hydration and nutrients it needs, you'll find yourself struggling no matter what your daily skincare routine is.

By Jen Mathews
DERMAdoctor Staff Writer

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