Blog Post 5: Skin Care Fundamentals

May 1, 2022 ۰ 5 min read

"Fun"-damentals of Skin Care

So, you’ve come in search of looking amazing… well you’re in the right spot!

Here are the skin care basics or FUN-damentals to get you on your way!

Skin Care to Feel Confident in Your Skin

Step 1: Wash that beautiful face!

You’ll want to wet your face with lukewarm water and use your fingertips.1

Tip: Rub your fingers in a circular upward motion for best results!

Step 2: Cleanse the worries away!

Use a non-abrasive facial cleanser, and rinse with lukewarm water. Then pat that pretty face with a towel nice and gently.

 Skin Care Basics: Be gentle with your skin cleanser.  


Skin Care Basics: Pat dry with a soft towel.

Step 3: Stay young, moisturize!

Apply a moisturizer to your skin and pay extra care to the soft skin around your eyes.

Skin Care Basics: Moisturize! Be gentle around the eyes.

Step 4: Sun wrinkles? No thanks!

Protect your skin for the long haul with a sunscreen that has at least SPF 30 and protects the skin from UVA (causes aging) and UVB (causes burning) rays, aka the broad-spectrum kind.2, 3

Skin Care Basics: Protect your skin using a high SPF sunscreen.

Ideally, you’d do steps 1-4 in the morning to help you take on the day with confidence. Then do steps 1-3 in the night for optimal restoration and regeneration.1, 4

Now, if you’re looking to see what product is compatible with your skin type, use the scIQ app whereby filling out a few questions, the application makes it a breeze to find products that will make and keep your skin happy! ☺

And that’s all folks!

Remember, look, feel, and be great!

References

  1. Face Washing 101. American Academy of Dermatology Association, 2022.
  2. Fundamentals of Skincare. The Skin Care Clinic, 2022.
  3. The Four Fundamentals of Skincare. Pinnacle Dermatology 2022.
  4. Understanding skin care basics. UW Health, 2022.

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Skin Care IQ, Skinalytics CTO, Gilberto Acevedo

Gilberto Acevedo is co-founder, Chief Technology Officer, and writer-contributor to Skin Care IQ.

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