Practiced for centuries, this new twist on a proven technique will produce an absolutely clean canvas ready for product and makeup. DOUBLE CLEANSING is the hot new trend with professional makeup artists, but the technique is nothing new. European and Japanese women have incorporated double cleansing into their routines for a very long time. Research has shown that double cleansing your skin makes application of anti-aging products more effective. Standing the test of time, this technique can make a world of difference if correctly used. THE FIRST CLEANSE. Smooth the Nurtrient 9X Oil onto dry skin, circling it over face and eyes for about a minute. If you are not removing make-up, leave on and move to the second cleanse. If you are removing make-up, use a warm cloth to lift makeup, dissolve impurities, and neutralize leftover products from the face and out of pores. Oil fights oil and is good for combating ...
It’s likely you have a specific process for applying makeup (primer first, lips last) and hair-care products. So, do you have an order with your skin-care regimen? If not, or if you simply need a refresher, layering is the word.
Similar to the way you layer clothing, layering skin-care products is pretty straightforward: thinnest to thickest. The basic order is serum before lotion before cream.
There are two areas that may not be quite as intuitive: SPF and oils.
In the morning, you want SPF to be the last product applied before makeup. This stands true even if you are applying oil; pat the oil into skin and then apply SPF on top.
At night, you want your oil to be the last product in your routine. Oils help seal in moisture and keep the water in creams from evaporating.
While I’m on the subject of products: I’m often asked how many are needed for ...