Best skin care routine for acne prone skin: Layer your skin correctly
If you have oily and acne prone skin, I am sure you must be afraid to apply any product on your face. However, the trick to acing the skincare game is having the perfect morning skincare routine and learning how to layer your oily skin correctly in order to not clog pores. Once you layer your skin care products correctly, you will see results in no time. Here we have all the best skin care routine and products for acne prone skin.
Step 1: Cleanser
This face wash has a well-balanced scientific formula that removes all the excess oil and impurities from your face and pores without making your skin dry. It doesn’t just control and prevent acne but also boosts your long term skin health. It removes excess oil, gently exfoliates dead skin cells, maintains hydration and balances the skin microbiome.
This cleanser penetrates deep within to unclog pores from oil and surface build-up, without drying out the skin. Both AHA and BHA are chemical exfoliants used to help the skin gently exfoliate its build up of dead skin. Glycolic acid also works towards removing dead skin cells while revealing fresh and brighter skin.
Step 2: Toner
Toners act as a delivery system for antioxidants, vitamin B derivatives and even toning acids. This toner is enriched with a herb formula that helps reduce acne and acne related redness. Tea tree helps soothe skin from irritation caused by acne breakouts. The toner absorbs excessive oils and gives a fresh glow from within. The lightweight formula is quickly absorbed by skin to provide a fresh look. It also helps unclog pores and purify skin while eliminating toxins and dead cells from the skin surface. Witch Hazel removes pollutants and impurities and helps maintain a pH balance without causing any irritation.
Step 3: Serum
This serum is enriched with thyme that works wonders for oily and acne prone skin, and reduces the appearance of breakouts, cinnamon bark extract that protects the skin from free radical damage and zinc that has antibacterial properties to control acne and reduce sebum secretion in oily skin. This serum improves overall skin texture, balances oil production, prevents acne marks and blemishes.
Serums are super-concentrated, nutrient-dense treatments that address specific concerns, so you must keep them as close to the skin as possible. Once you have washed and toned your face, you must apply a suitable serum. This anti-acne serum is formulated with salicylic acid that removes stubborn blackheads, excess oil and prevents acne from forming while also regulating sebum production and controlling shine, and glycolic acid that removes the superficial dead skin cell layer which clogs pores and dulls the complexion, provides deep hydration and moisturises the skin for even tone and texture.
Step 4: Eye Cream
It is vital to apply eye cream twice a day or at least every night. It ensures that the eyelid skin does not lose laxity and its smooth appearance. This under eye cream is enriched with coffee cherry, hydrating hyaluronic acid and calming rosehip oil. It targets all eye concerns to revive lost perkiness. It reduces dark circles, eye puffiness, eye wrinkles, and perks up dull, weary eyes to restore its dewy look.
Step 5: Moisturiser
Yes, everyone needs a moisturiser, even if you have oily skin. This moisturiser is specially designed for oily, acne prone and combination skin. It helps in fighting acne while providing controlled hydration to the skin, glycolic acid helps exfoliate pores gently keeping the skin clear and oil-free.
Step 6: Sunscreen
Sunscreen is the last step and probably the most important in your daytime skin care routine. This sunscreen provides a broad spectrum sunscreen for oily and acne prone skin. It has an ultra-light and non-greasy formula SPF 50 with PA+++. It uses advanced low penetration filters, its non-comedogenic lotion base lends an ultra-light feel to your skin.