We see you, Night Owl.
As the seasons change, it’s important that your PM routine changes with it. A lot of good happens while your skin is at rest, especially if you’re using the right products. Let’s review your nighttime routine.
Get yourself to the bathroom sink: every. single. night.
It’s important to your skin health that you remove the oils, dirt, and makeup from the day.
Skin tip: try a double cleanse.
Do it with an oil cleanser first. Why? Like dissolves like. Cleansing oils are gentle on the skin and contain hydrating and soothing ingredients that can lift excess oil from your skin, clean out clogged pores and remove dead skin, pollutants, and makeup.
A FEW OF OUR FAVES:
Eminence Organics Stone Crop Cleansing Oil
Eminence Organics Clear Skin Cleanser
Eminence Organics Firm Skin Cleanser
This is the personal part of the routine (which we love!)
When you treat your skin, you combat your skin concerns.
P.M. MUST HAVES
If you’re closing in on 30, or if you’re over 30, your P.M. routine should include a retinol.
Retinol is a type of retinoid, which is made from vitamin A.
It’s a collagen booster that helps to eliminate and reduce signs of aging by improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as skin texture. Because the evening is a time of rest and repair and cell turnover is at its peak, we always recommend using a retinol at night.
Hyaluronic Acid (HA)
If not already in your routine, the Fall is a great time to add HA.
Hyaluronic Acid prevents cooler weather from drying out the skin.
It leaves skin feeling smooth and supple.
SHOP OUR FAVES:
SkinMedica HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator
iS Clinical HydraCool Serum
Opt for a protective moisturizer with a richer, thicker consistency heading into the fall/winter months.
You want something that provides extra hydration as well as helps to repair a dry barrier. Using a good moisturizer will help lock in the benefits of your products in the treatment phase of your routine, so don’t skip this step!
SOME OF OUR FAVES:
iS Youth Intensive Cream
Skin Ceuticals Triple Lipid
Make your products work their hardest for you.
Schedule a consultation with one of our expert skin care professionals to review your nighttime routine.
At Facial Aesthetics, we are committed to helping restore youth and vitality in our patients. Not only have Denver readers of 5280 magazine voted us as one of the best med spas in the area, but we are also recognized by Allergan, the manufacturer of Juvederm, as a Black Diamond injector. This honor places us in the top 1 percent of providers in the entire country.
Facial Aesthetics serves Denver, Greenwood Village, Cherry Creek, Littleton, Aurora, Castle Rock, and nearby areas of Colorado. Call 720-943-6402 to schedule a consultation at our Denver location or 720-943-6402 for our Greenwood Village office.