We all know about the importance of sleep to allow our bodies to rest and our minds to reset. And I hope you have an evening skincare routine before you head off to dreamland. But have you wondered why certain products are specified for PM usage?
If you look almost anywhere these days, you’ll find ways to “solve” many skincare issues. Whether you want to lighten pigmentation thanks to too much sun, remove the “11s” between your brows that make you look permanently angry or lift what is falling, there seems to be a product or treatment that can “reverse” the ageing process and / or undo damage you may have inflicted on your skin during the folly of youth.
Magazines and the internet abound with information about skincare innovations courtesy of Korea. A big focus has been on the 10-step (or more!) routine that many women there follow on a daily basis.
We’ve made it through Blue Monday (hurrah!) and while the days really are getting longer (sunset isn’t till 4:27 pm today), chilly temperatures let us know we’re still in deepest, darkest winter.
With all the time we’re spending indoors right now, I find this season to be perfect for supersizing my skincare routine. While I still advocate a basic skincare practice, shortened daylight hours inspire me to apply face masks more regularly and spend extra time on facial massage. I’m also loving the addition of a new product to my routine: facial essence.