Basic Skincare Tips Everyone Should Know | Clozette

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Your skin is an obvious indicator of how you feel inside. In short, your skin will say it all. It's the only skin you will ever get, so your daily habits really mean everything.

So if you’re new to skincare, here are our basic skincare tips to get your skin on the road to flawlessness!

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Never sleep with makeup on


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Makeup addicts should know this! It's actually a sin for girls to sleep with makeup on. In doing so, you are actually giving time for bacteria to grow on your face and that's one reason you may be breaking out.

Protect yourself from the sun


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Many girls skip this part, but just so you know, the sun is a wrinkle culprit and moisture bandit, so make sure to use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15. Apply sunscreen generously, and reapply every two hours.


Exfoliate


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Your skin is composed of several layers. Did you know that it takes roughly one month for new cells to get all the way to the top? So exfoliating once a week will remove the dead skin cells on your skin surface, leaving it shiny and fresh. But be careful in choosing an exfoliator. Some have rough beads that can scrape your skin and leave it more prone to damage.


Moisturise your skin


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Moisturising your skin will keep it looking radiant and glowing throughout the day. Just remember to carefully choose the moisturiser that suits your skin best. Proper moisturising restores the natural moisture to your skin, making it more soft, supple and glowing.


Stay hydrated


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Your skin contains 64% water. Drinking lots of water keeps your skin from looking dull and makes your pores less prominent. Research shows that when skin is hydrated, it is less prone to ‘cracking' which can cause irritations.

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Most women today often have more than one job -- they're loving mothers, caring sisters, powerful executives, creative artists, loyal best friends, and so much more. So juggling both a hectic work and personal life can leave them at a loss when it comes for time for themselves, much less a beauty routine!

Luckily, we have come up with skincare and beauty tips for all professional and busy women out there! So if you’re someone who’s constantly on-the-go and needs quick and easy routines, then keep reading below for some easy skincare and beauty regimens!

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Morning Skincare


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For the day, you don’t have to cleanse your face so much because your skin hasn’t been exposed to a lot of external factors! So cleaning your skin with some micellar water will remove any surface dirt and debris that could have accumulated during your sleep, while hydrating it for a soft finish. Follow your cleanser with a moisturiser with SPF to protect your skin from the harsh Sun rays, which can cause premature aging and wrinkles, as well as even and smooth out your skin!

Makeup for the Office


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For a quick makeup routine that can take you from bare to glam in under 15 minutes, take a powder foundation and liberally apply this all over your face, layering more on areas you think need more coverage. Follow it up with a highlighting concealer under your eyes to make you look more awake, and take a tinted brow gel and brush it on your eyebrows for an easy brow-grooming session! Take a shimmery, light or nude-coloured eyeshadow for a sheer wash of colour on your lids, followed by coats of mascara, and apply your favourite lipstick as your blush and lip colour! Easy, right?


Evening Skincare


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At the end of the day, when you’re tired and lazy to do anything else, just get up and go to your bathroom to do a quick run of your evening skincare routine — trust us, you’ll thank us the next day!

Remove all your makeup using the soft side of the NIVEA 3-in-1 Deep Cleansing Exfoliating Wipes, and follow it up by gently rubbing the textured side to exfoliate your skin and remove dead skin cells. Double cleanse in the evening by using a cleansing oil to remove any bit of makeup that may have been left, and after, mix in a drop of your face serum with your night time moisturiser to repair, restore, and hydrate your skin while you sleep! Finish off your routine with a few dots of eye cream and you’ll be ready to hit the sheets!

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Taking two hours to get glammed up is like a spa treatment for us beauty junkies. But, just like those treatments, it can’t be an every day thing. Most of us don’t even have an hour or so to get ready in the morning, so we often have to resort to tried and tested multi-purpose beauty products.

Multi-purpose products are amazing because these timesavers will surely get you out the door in under 30 minutes or much less! They’re even perfect for traveling because they take up little space in your luggage! So if you want to cut your beauty routines in half, but still look gorgeous, keep scrolling down for the 6 multi-purpose beauty products that are perfect for travelers and gals on-the-go!

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Cushion Foundations


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A moisturiser, foundation, and SPF in one? Yes, please! Cushion foundations are all the rage now, and for good reason — they’re extremely compact and easy to use, and they treat and even out the skin! So if you find that you lack the time to properly apply your moisturiser, foundation, and sunscreen, just pat this on your face and you’ll be good to go!

Lip and Cheek Tint


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One of the first multi-purpose products to come out in the beauty market, lip and cheek tints have come a long way since then! Now, their formulas range from sheer to opaque, shimmery to matte finishes, and compact to stick forms! Whichever formula, colour, and finish you want, you will surely find it in this 2-in-1 product to give you that natural-but-gorgeous flush!


Contour Kits


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When we say “contour kits,” we don’t mean those large palettes, but the tiny ones that look like eyeshadow duos. These kits, if you haven’t already guessed, make great eyeshadow duos! The highlight shade will beautifully awaken your peepers, while the contour shade will add subtle definition to the, so you can get a chiseled face and defined eyes in just one small compact!


Waterproof Mascara


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Besides being able to hold a curl for days, waterproof mascaras make excellent eyeliners. How? Simply take an angled brush, dip it into the mascara wand, and line your eyes! If you want to go for a smokey smudged out look, just take a smudge brush and softly brush it up near your lashes for that “perfectly imperfect” look.


Micellar Water


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Forget about a separate cleansing balm or oil to remove makeup, another cleanser, and a toner because micellar water will do all of that for you! If you like doing double cleanses to thoroughly remove your makeup at night, just take a second cotton pad and rub this all over your face! It will cleanse just as well and tone your face to get you ready for your moisturiser or cream!


Eyeshadow Sticks


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If you’re not a huge fan of contour kits and just want a simple eyeshadow look, then eyeshadow sticks will be your new go-to, which excellently work as eyeliners too! Plus, they’re great for day-to-night makeup transformations because by simply applying it all over your lower lashline, you will have yourself a smokey eye look that took less than a minute to do!

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