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Washing your face is a basic step to maintain healthy facial skin. You have to do it properly and properly to clean your face.
You must wash your face at least twice a day then don’t forget to wash your face after a day’s activities outside the house. Especially after make up stick all day, don’t miss washing your face before going to bed. Then you can wash your face properly and correctly by paying attention to the temperature of the water you use.
Maybe some of you are often confused, it’s better to wash your face with hot or cold water. Come on, see the explanation InsertLive following.
Appropriate Hot Water Temperature for Washing Face
Washing your face using water with a good temperature will make it easier for you to get healthy facial skin. Especially when you’re using a series of facial treatments. You have to use water with the right temperature so that the beauty products you use can be absorbed optimally.
If you use hot water to wash your face, your skin will be drier than usual. Hot water is not good for washing your face on oily or dry skin. For oily skin, hot water can make the skin produce more oil. Then for dry skin, hot water can make your skin condition drier.
Washing your face with hot water can also damage skin tissue (skin barrier). So that the skin can become more sensitive when exposed to hot sun, dust, and pollution. Even washing your face with hot water can cause breakout on the face.
So what if you wash your face with cold water? Cold water will indeed make you fresh to carry out activities in the morning. However, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) says that using cold water is not effective at removing dirt on the face.
Substances in cold water can remove puffiness on the face and make the face look fresh, but these substances can also make the pores on the skin become closed. So that bacteria and dirt can be clogged in the pores. If you have this, then acne will easily appear on the surface of the skin.
Warm water is the most ideal water for washing your face. The use of warm water for washing your face has also been recommended by the American Academy of Dermatology, which says that warm water can make the results of washing your face clean optimally and create healthy facial skin.
Warm water can help your facial wash products function optimally, remove dirt on the face, and balance oil production on the skin.
Young woman washing her face and hands with clean water at morning/ Foto: iStock
The Right Way to Wash Your Face
Washing your face does seem easy to do, but it actually needs special attention, lo. You have to make sure your face is clean and well moisturized after washing your face.
Following InsertLive summarize the five steps of how to wash your face correctly according to The Meredith Vieira Show in detail.
Step 1: Clean your face using warm water and a face wash product that suits your face. You can use a cream-based face wash so that the skin can be perfectly hydrated. Then to clean up make upit’s better to use a gel-based face wash so that make up well erased.
Step 2: Use a round shaped cotton to apply toner on the face and wipe toner only on the part of the face that is necessary. For example on t-zone oily on the face. However, if you need a lot of area, you can use regular cotton.
Step 3: Use serum to make your skin look cleaner and healthier. You can use a serum that can solve problems on your skin, for example anti-aging serum, moisturizing serum, redness serum, etc.
Step 4: If you want to do activities outside the house, you can use it if you can moisturizer which already contains SPF so that the skin can be protected from pollution and sunlight.
Step 5: Don’t forget eye cream so that the eye area can also look cleaner and protected from the sun. To use make up, wait some time first until eye cream dry up.
The steps of washing your face can be adapted to the time of washing your face. If you apply the step of washing your face correctly, your face will look cleaner, healthier, and glowing.
Make sure you use warm water to wash your face so that your face can be clean optimally. You should also use a face wash and facial cleanser that suits your skin. Make sure the product you use is suitable for the skin problem you are experiencing. Don’t let the use of products make your skin unhealthy and arise breakout or even to the point of destroying skin barrier you.
In addition to washing your face properly and correctly, don’t forget to take care of your lifestyle to be healthier, okay?