7 Steps to Glowing New Year Skin
This is the year to overcome holiday skin stress and enjoy a healthy, radiant complexion throughout the entire season. To combat common winter skin issues such as dullness, dryness, and dehydration, it's crucial to adopt a proactive skincare routine starting now, particularly if you have sensitive skin. Consistency is key, as it helps minimize the impact of holiday stress on your skin. Follow these steps for a glowing complexion:
1. Cleanse and remove makeup
Make cleansing your skin the first step of your evening skincare routine. No matter how tired you feel, always remove every trace of makeup before bed. Use a lightweight cleanser like the i-On Gentle Deep Pore Cleanser, which provides a luxurious foaming effect while effectively and gently removing makeup. After cleansing, avoid fully drying your skin. Instead, pat it gently and apply your serum or moisturizer while your skin is slightly damp to enhance hydration.
Consider switching from a lighter moisturizer to a heavier one with more intense hydration. The Age Disrupting Skin Cream, powered by i-On’s DII® technology, is a luxurious moisturizer designed to nourish dehydrated winter skin effectively. Its patented formula eliminates excess iron from the skin's surface, resulting in a healthier, more youthful appearance. Learn more about DII® technology here.
3. Pay attention to your eyes
Less sleep is sure to show its effect on the delicate skin under the eyes. Always add an eye cream to your routine. Total Performance Eye Cream with DII® patented technology helps undereye skin appear visibly brighter, smoother, and more evenly toned in as few as 14 days.
4. Don’t forget lips
Cooler air can cause the thinner skin of lips to become dry, chapped and cracked, less than ideal for a lush lip look. Add a hydrating lip balm or gloss to your routine and apply regularly throughout the day. Aquaphor Healing Ointment is also a tried-and-true treatment to help lock in moisture and protect dry lips. Always apply a layer before bed.
5. Hydrate from within
Moisturizing your skin externally is important, but it's equally essential to hydrate your body from within. Cooler temperatures and holiday festivities can deplete your skin's moisture. Increase your water intake to compensate for the reduced humidity and counterbalance any dehydrating effects of alcohol consumption during holiday parties.
6. A humidifier only helps
Running a humidifier while you sleep can help maintain optimal moisture levels in the air, preserving your skin's moisture barrier throughout the night. This is especially beneficial during the dry winter months.
7. Beauty sleep is real
Sleep plays a vital role in the body's repair and recovery process, making it essential for healthy skin. Adequate sleep promotes cell regeneration, collagen production, and improved blood flow. Aim to get a minimum of 7 to 9 hours of quality sleep each night. Consider wearing a sleep mask to create a conducive environment for better sleep.