How to Wash Your Face for Clearer, Healthier Skin

Washing the face seems like a simple task, but determining the best methods, products and schedules for facial cleaning can be a challenge. Read on to discover tips for face washing that can help you maintain a clean, clear complexion.

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    How Often Should You Wash Your Face?

    A good cleaning routine removes dirt, oils, dead skin cells, makeup and environmental debris that can clog pores or dull your skin tone. In general, you should wash your face at least twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening. 

    Your morning face washing session removes oils that build up during the night. It’s especially important to wash in the morning if you’ve used any overnight facial creams, serums or moisturizers. 

    Adding an extra face washing session might be a good idea if you participate in athletic activities that build up a sweat, spend extra time outdoors in the heat or want to remove makeup immediately after work. If you’re traveling, you can typically maintain the same face wash and skincare routine during travel as you use at home.

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    What Should You Use for Facial Cleansing?

    The best facial cleanser for you depends on your skin’s specific needs. Gentle cleansers specifically designed for the face clear away unwanted debris without causing irritation or inflammation.

    Oily, dry and sensitive skin all have unique requirements, and your skincare routine should take this into account. The frequency of breakouts can also be a consideration when you’re developing a skincare routine.

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Washing the Face

    At its most basic, a face washing skincare routine involves applying a bit of cleanser and rinsing it off immediately afterward. Here’s a step-by-step guide to washing the face.

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