Importance of Using Separate Skin Care Products
When it comes to skin care, there are plenty of all-in-one products available on the market, promising to be the one product that can target all skin care issues – the ultimate in skin care convenience. However, are these products really able to benefit your skin in the best way possible? After much research, and an in-depth discussion with OROGOLD’s house esthetician, we don’t believe so. If you need more convincing, read on, as OROGOLD is here to explain the importance of using separate skin care products.
A Separate Day and Night Cream
Although it may be much simpler to use one moisturizing cream for both day and night, there are actually quite a few differences between a day and a night cream. OROGOLD Esthetician Maria explains that “night creams are always more hydrating, to keep moisture in the skin while skin cells are renewing”. The body loses moisture as we sleep, and night creams are usually designed to be thicker and richer, to counteract any moisture that is lost. In addition to this, many night creams contain specific anti-aging ingredients, which, when exposed to the sun, can make the skin much more photosensitive, and this is why they should be used solely at night. OROGOLD reminds you that many day creams also contain SPF, making it unnecessary to use these extra ingredients on your skin in the evenings.
A Separate Sunscreen
Although many moisturizers and foundations contain SPF, OROGOLD strongly recommends that you opt for a separate sun protection product. When it comes to SPF foundations, it is unlikely that you would apply a thick enough layer of this all over your face for it to provide the protection that it promises.
A Separate Eye Cream
The skin around the eyes is much thinner and more sensitive than that of the rest of your face. In addition to this, it also experiences more of a workout, since every facial expression that you make uses the muscles around the eyes. When you take into account the fact that the skin around the eyes doesn’t contain oil glands like the rest of your face, it is no surprise that this area is usually the first to show signs of aging. Eye creams usually contain more emollients than a standard face cream, which causes the skin to swell slightly to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. However, OROGOLD Esthetician Maria advises that “eye creams are only effective when they are applied correctly”, and recommends using your ring finger to gently tap the product into your skin.
There are plenty of other skin care products that we haven’t touched upon, from BB creams to toners to emulsions, but many of those can often be used interchangeably, and are not absolutely vital to a successful skin care routine. However, when it comes to your sunscreen, eye cream, and day and night moisturizer, OROGOLD highly recommends that you opt for separate products in order to take care of your skin in the best way possible.