April 6, 2023
At first take, it’s super easy to cleanse your face. We do it every day: It's not rocket science! However, there are some useful tips available to ensure you get the most out of your daily skincare routine. Say “Goodbye” to impurities and “Hello” to a feeling of freshness. Here we’ll reveal six golden rules for a radiantly clean face.
Sebum, sweat and a significant amount of dirt and exterior pollution accumulate on your face every day. When your face is not rid of these impurities, it can become subject to various unpleasant imperfections.
When you cleanse your face with a proper cleanser not only do you help prevent these skin problems from occurring, but you also help curb the spread of everyday (but annoying!) viruses like the common cold, the flu or pink eye.
A person touches their face an average of 23 times an hour, and in doing so, transfers germs from their hands to near the mucous membranes of their nose, eyes and mouth. This is how viruses often get transmitted1!
Fortunately, ridding your facial skin of its impurities doesn’t have to be a chore: All it takes is incorporating these six simple steps into your skincare routine.
With so many cleansers on the market, it can be overwhelming to shop for the right one. Our best advice: Choose a product made with naturally sourced ingredients that cleanses the face without being too harsh. From the Oceanly™ solid skincare line, the PHYTO-CLEANSE cleanser combines kelp extract, peptides and glycerin to effectively remove impurities while maintaining hydration for all skin types.
On the other hand, we recommend avoiding these eight substances that are harmful according to the EWGAlso abstain from using drying ingredients (even if you have somewhat oily skin) as they can cause sebaceous glands to increase their sebum production.
Have you considered replacing your cleanser with a cleansing oil? The PHYTO-CLEANSE Oil-in-Milk is formulated with sugar kelp extract with softening properties, castor oil that preserves natural hydration, and bladderwrack extract, a type of algae that restores suppleness. Acting as both a cleanser and a make-up remover, it’s a miracle worker for fragile skin.
An ideal skincare routine includes twice-a-day cleansing: once in the morning and once in the evening. If you’re the type to press the snooze button one too many times, resulting in problematic time management at day’s dawning, make sure you cleanse your face before going to bed, at the very least, as the skin’s protective barrier repairs and regenerates overnight.
And if you partake in physical activity during the day, remember to include your solid cleanser in your gym bag so you can dislodge impurities and sweat from your face as soon as possible after your workout.
There’s no point rubbing your face too vigorously or for an extended amount of time. To properly cleanse your face, simply make circular movements with your fingertips. Be delicate, especially when it comes to the area around your eyes. And avoid using a sponge or washcloth which can irritate the skin2.
Although it can be a comforting feeling, hot water dries out the face’s fragile skin. Then what’s the solution if you like taking hot showers? Here’s the answer: Delay your facial care routine for post-shower! Doing so also removes any products – shampoo and conditioner, for instance – that may have accumulated on your face.
Give your face’s skin some extra TLC by ridding it of accumulated oil and dead cells without drying it out. Use a gentle scrub made with bamboo powder twice a week to refine the texture of your skin and brighten its complexion.
And for an even more stunning result, apply a purifying mask with blue clay. This naturally derived super-ingredient is renowned for its ability to cleanse the face effectively and boost its radiance.
When cleansing, exfoliating and purifying your skin, your pores become dilated and freed of clog-inducing impurities. That’s the best time to give your skin the nutrients it needs! Apply your moisturizers and nourishing agents immediately after cleansing to encourage the absorption of your product’s ingredients!
Like all products in the Oceanly™ line, the new PHYTO-CLEANSE cleansing treatments are formulated with remarkable, naturally sourced ingredients that help the skin regain its radiance: Kelp extract to revitalize the skin; sweet kelp extract with softening properties; and peptides and glycerin to regenerate the natural moisture barrier. Plant-derived, these ingredients are clean and safe according to the EWG. Even sensitive skin can enjoy their benefits!
The best part? Oceanly™ facial care is available in fully biodegradable cardboard tubes, reducing plastic pollution and the ecological footprint of your skincare routine!
|Cleansing||All skin types: |
PHYTO-CLEANSE Face Cleanser
|☀️ and 🌙||Twice daily||Apply product to dry, clean hands, then run hands under running water to work product into a lather. Massage face using fingertips, then rinse with lukewarm water.|
|Exfoliating||PHYTO-CLEANSE Scrub||☀️ or 🌙||Twice weekly||After cleansing, apply exfoliator to damp or dry skin, as the case may be. Massage face in a circular motion to remove dead cells and impurities. Rinse with lukewarm water.|
|Purifying||PHYTO-CLEANSE Purifying mask||☀️ or 🌙||Twice weekly||After cleansing, apply product directly to dry, clean face. Spread evenly. Leave on for 5-10 minutes. Then rinse with lukewarm water.|
We hope you enjoyed our tips for how to effectively cleanse your face. Now it’s time to find out about the correct order to apply your skin care.
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Written by Team ATTITUDE