Basic Skincare Steps For Clear Skin
Today, skin care can seem stressful and overwhelming, so let’s talk about the essential steps necessary for you to reach your skin goals with minimal effort. These tips work wonderfully for all skin phototypes including black and mixed-race skin that can is subject to change a lot with the seasons.
First up : Cleanse.
Say goodbye to blemishes, makeup residue, dead skin cells, and excess oil with a gentle yet effective cleanser. Rinse with lukewarm water to avoid damaging your skin's protective barrier. Pat dry with a soft towel.
Find our selection of cleansers inspired by African beauty secrets from brands like Melyon, Epara, Freya and Bailey, Skin Gourmet, Nebedai and French brand Kadalys here.
Now onto the next step : Tone
Tighten your pores, balance your skin's pH, and prep your skin for better hydration with a refreshing toner. Avoid alcohol-based toners as they can dehydrate your skin and cause dark spots.
Find the best toners inspired by Africa here.
Last but not certainly not least : Moisturize
Keep your skin supple, soft, and radiant by hydrating it morning and night. All skin types need hydration. We repeat : All skin types need hydration, including oily and acne-prone skin.
At Cacao, we've got you covered with great formulas from brands that nourish and hydrate the skin without leaving a greasy film.
Bonus step : Exfoliate
Promote skin renewal and unclog your pores by exfoliating. The frequency of exfoliation depends on your skin type.
There you have it! Follow these three steps and get ready for a healthy and glowing complexion. And never forget, consistency is key here.
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