Top Ten Skincare Tips

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What would your Aesthetician tell you if you asked for her top tips on skincare?

We’ve compiled a few of our most important top tips for you, so take your pick (or try them all).

1. Get your veggies!

If you can, invest in a good quality juicer and drink your fill of green veggie juice every day.

Green juices help to stimulate lymphatic drainage and oxygenate your skin.

Add some avocado if you really want to power up your juice – it gives your skin nutrition from inside and has great hydrating properties.

Swap your afternoon coffee or morning latte for a green juice and watch it transform your skin completely. 

2. Always, always take off your make up before you go to bed.

Sleeping in your make up is not only bad for your pillow cases, it’s terrible for your skin as the chemicals in modern make up stay in your pores overnight if you don’t remove them properly.

Blocked pores lead to breakouts and for the sake of a few minutes before bed, it’s just not worth it.

3. Don’t worry about putting a face on for the gym – always work out makeup free.

Mixing sweat with your cosmetics creates a lovely sheen of bacteria and chemicals that won’t do the condition of your skin any good, so avoid any makeup at all, yes, even tinted moisturizer!

4. Take a probiotic.

Your skin always looks best when your digestive system is working as it should do, so along with a good quality probiotic try to include papaya and pineapple for their digestive enzymes and avoid inflammatory foods like dairy and gluten.

5. Sleep.

Go for 8, 9 or even 10 hours whenever you can, because sleep is when your body repairs itself, and it can’t do it in too little snooze time.

Missing out on quality sleep will show itself up in your skin, especially around your eyes.

6. Use a toner – Try Yon-Ka Lotion

This toning mist helps to detoxify skin while balancing the skin's natural level of moisture and oil.

Alcohol astringents can actually increase oil production. Yon-Ka lotion is alcohol-free, so mist as much and as often as you want!

7. Make a serum part of your beauty routine.

It’s the finishing touch that can really make all the difference to the condition of your skin.

A serum containing antioxidants is the best option for most people, like Savor Beauty Pumpkin Seed Oil!

8. Exfoliate once a week.

Removing dull, dead skin regularly will give it the extra brightness that just cleansing won’t.

9. Use sun protection every single day. No excuses.

Make sure that your moisturizer contains an SPF, and you’ll prevent skin cancer, sun damage and the signs of aging we all try to cover up.

10. See your Aesthetician regularly.

Facials are recommended at least once a month to keep your skin at its best. Can't afford monthly facials?

Keep up with a seasonal maintenance instead. We can help recommend a seasonal skincare routine for home in between treatments.

“Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.” - Coco Chanel