Cleansing is probably my most important beauty routine.
And recently I have let myself down. All the excuses under the sun but really, I do know better.
If my face is well cleansed I feel my skin looks brighter and I feel so much better.
Generally, I am religious in my habits and give my face a thorough cleansing morning and night. Without my twice-daily routine, when I looked in the mirror, I can see the results. Not so great.
Less clarity, more redness and uneven texture; most importantly the serums and creams I rely on are less effective.
I mostly use two products in my routine, Darphin Intral Cleansing Milk which I have been using for at least 20 years on and off; it’s gentle, works beautifully and doesn’t dry my skin out.
I just love it and even though I try many others, I come back to this one. I intersperse, say 3 days a week, with a foam cleanser and right now Darphin Intral Air Mousse with Chamomile is my choice. This one provides a slightly deeper cleanse which is why I chose to use the two.
I always believe it is best for the skin to mix up our products but that does not mean we forget the true stars of our skincare routine.
I have slipped but I’m back and there will be no more excuses. xv
The Importance of Cleansing: I Really Do Know Better
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