5 Hal Yang Perlu Kalian Ketahui Tentang Rutin Perawatan Wajah Saya

Saya sering sekali ditanya, “Kak nggak apa tuh kulitnya tiap hari ganti-ganti skincare?” Padahal sejujurnya saya tidak tiap hari, loh, berganti produk seenaknya. Saya banyak berbagi rutin perawatan wajah saya di Instagram dengan menggunakan hashtag #deszellskincarearsenal. Nah, sebenarnya saya punya beberapa “aturan” dasar tentang rutin yang saya ciptakan untuk kulit saya.

1. Strictly no SLS and low or neutral pH cleanser

Kalau masalah cleanser, saya pribadi menghindari SLS. Karena ini ternyata pemicu alergi saya yang terbesar. Selain itu saya juga sebisa mungkin menghindari foaming cleanser atau kalaupun ada surfactant atau campuran airnya saya mengusahakan untuk selalu tahu bahwa produk tersebut memiliki pH rendah atau netral. Bisa dibaca lebih lanjut di post ini bagaimana cara saya memilih cleanser.

I have several cleansers opened at any given time. It could be more than 10! Karena menurut saya cleanser itu produk yang dibilas, jadi menurut saya kalau sering diganti juga tidak apa-apa. Ini menurut pengalaman pribadi saya. Biasanya saya memilih cleanser sesuai mood Kalau hari ini lagi mood pake cleanser A ya saya pake itu. Belum tentu besoknya punya mood yang sama.

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5 Hal Yang Perlu Kalian Ketahui Tentang Rutin Perawatan Wajah Saya

Detox for the skin

I must admit, I’m one of those people who sparingly use the word ‘detox’ for a cleanse period for anything under the sun – from food to skincare. The reason is because it’s one word that people seem to have the same conception or misconception on. It’s easier for you to explain a cleanse period with ‘detox’. It’s the word du jour.

So what am I talking about exactly when I’m talking about detox for the skin?

As you might all aware my skincare routine is not one you can take lightly. In fact it’s based upon layers and layers of product application. I change my arsenal every so often to accommodate the change in my skin condition. I walk the talk. When I said ‘listen to your skin’, it’s all based on personal experience. Knowing exactly the slightest change in your skin and adapt to it has benefit my skin.

However, there are times when I need to hibernate. In a way that I need to simplify things. Cutting down the steps and getting back to basic. This is what I call detox for the skin.

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The thing about exfoliating toner …

It’s very addictive!

Exfoliating toner. Here are some of the basic stuff to go by.

1. Exfoliating toner is not equal to astringent though both give tingling feeling and it’s in no way harsh!

2. Toners that contain acid: AHA/BHA/PHA. AHA: Glycolic Acid or Lactic Acid. BHA: Salicylic Acid. PHA: Gluconolactone.

3. Use after cleansing followed by hydrating toner (those that contain hydrating ingredients and NOT astringent or acid). Trust me, you would want to double tone! Whoever told you that oily skin doesn’t need a toner doesn’t know what she’s talking about. Even oily skin will benefit from double toning. Continue reading “The thing about exfoliating toner …”

The thing about exfoliating toner …