Don’t skip the moisturiser!

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Don’t skip the moisturiser!

Moisturising is as important for the skin as drinking water for the body

Don’t skip the moisturiser!

Moisturiser is a cosmetic preparation used to restore moisture to the skin, especially in the face and neck. Using a moisturiser is a very important part of any skincare regime. Using a good moisturiser with SPF and vitamins will definitely make you look ageless.

There are many benefits of hydrating your skin regularly and it is often said that moisturising the skin is as important for the skin as drinking water for the body. It helps to maintain the skin's healthy cells and gives a beautiful complexion. It helps to balance the pH level of your skin and prevent breakouts or any kind of irritation to the skin. It is an essential habit to inculcate in the routine and not only women, but men should also include this in their daily routines as well.

Some benefits of using moisturisers are:

  • It helps in preventing dryness and keeping your skin plump.
  • Moisturising will help your skin look youthful and keep wrinkles at bay.
  • It will give your skin a healthy and vibrant appearance.
  • Moisturising will help in faster cell turnover and recovery if any.
  • Hydrating your skin will save you from blemishes.
  • It will protect you from the heinous UV rays and toxins.
  • Moisturising your face regularly will reduce any kind of inflammation and will leave your skin glowing.
  • It will balance the pH level of your skin.
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Not applying moisturiser will definitely make your skin dry, but there are many more ill effects of it like:

  • It can leave wrinkles or will worsen them.
  • It will make your skin dull and flaky.
  • If your skin is breaking out then skipping moisturiser can aggravate this situation.

Common mistakes to avoid while applying moisturiser:

  • Not using your hand to apply moisturiser. Always avoid using a cotton ball, sponge or any kind of brush to apply moisturiser. Using your fingers to apply moisturiser will ensure better hydration to your skin.
  • Not moisturising after cleansing and exfoliating. Always apply moisturiser after you use face wash or scrub on your face.
  • Applying moisturiser on dry skin. Always apply moisturiser on damp skin, it will help the moisturizer to absorb deeply.
  • Not using a moisturiser with SPF. Whenever you step out of home, this will help you stay protected in the sun as well.
  •  Always apply moisturiser gently, don't vigorously rub it on your skin.
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Since our face is the most exposed part of our body, we have to take care of it in the most delicate manner. Invest your time in skincare and you won’t regret it.