Routine (Part Two)
Make sure to
tone the skin well
|After cleansing, the
skin should be toned with a rose or lavender based skin
tonic. Rose water can also be used for skin toning.
|Make cotton wool pads and soak them in rose
water. First wipe the face and then pat the face with
the cotton wool pad. This helps to improve blood
circulation to the skin surface.
are available in both liquid and cream forms. For dry
skins, it is better to use a creamy moisturizer,
applying it after cleansing and toning the skin. It
should also be applied under make-up. A liquid
moisturizer can be used at night, after cleansing and
nourishing the skin.
|For oily skins, a light,
liquid moisturizer is better. At night, after cleansing,
nourish your skin, if it is normal to dry. A variety of
nourishing creams are available. Ingredients like wheat
germ, cabbage, carrot, almonds, Vitamins A and E are
used in night creams.
|The cream should be
applied with a few drops of water. Then massage the skin
with circular strokes, for 2 to 3 minutes. Wipe off the
cream with moist cotton wool.
|Apply facemask two or three
times a week. Masks are very useful in improving the
texture of the skin, including the skin's ability to
hold moisture. They help to remove the dead epithelial
cells, thus improving penetration and absorption of
products. Cellular build-up can hamper this. In fact,
during the winter months, there can be a buildup of dead
cells. Sometimes, the skin acquires dark patches, as the
dead cells may have excess pigment (the skin's coloring
By removing the dead cells, the skin
becomes much clearer and gets an even color tone. Masks
can also provide moisture to the skin if they contain
ingredients like honey, aloe vera, seaweed, etc., which
are natural moisturizers. You can use our Seaweed Mask
and Honey-Apricot peel-off mask for rehydrating your