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A few tweaks to your cleanse, treat and moisturise routine can ensure you have a healthy glow throughout December.
Without a clean base, it's impossible to have a healthy glow for the festive season. If you wear make-up, always double cleanse every evening in order to thoroughly cleanse the skin of all impurities.
The temptation is to overdo exfoliation during the festive season in order to optimise your skin's glow. Instead, use a gentle exfoliator after your cleanser twice a week. This will help to support your skin's natural turnover and remove dry, dead skin cells (which dull the skin) without causing irritation.
Perk up tired-looking eyes with an eye serum packed with active ingredients.
The festive season is the perfect time to give skin some extra TLC with the help of serums, which deliver concentrated active ingredients deeper into the skin.
Dark circles and bags under the eyes are a common problem when we're drinking less water and having a few too many late nights. To stimulate blood flow and help you feel more refreshed, apply your eye serum with this facialist-approved method:
Follow up with the Replenish Collagen Boosting Serum, recommended by facilalist Julia Hart to help repair and smooth the skin on your face and neck. 'For instant firmness and plumper skin, I love this serum, as it contains powerful actives, including the collagen-stimulating peptide Matrixyl™. With regular use, this serum can reduce wrinkle depth and leaves skin super smooth and glowy.'
To help skin repair overnight, especially when we're not getting as much sleep as normal, don't skip a night cream. As well as being thicker than a day cream, a night cream will support your skin's natural renewal processes, so it's nourished and hydrated come morning.
Nothing beats a healthy, balanced diet to provide all the nutrients we need. But when this isn’t possible, supplements can help. This article isn’t intended to replace medical advice. Please consult your healthcare professional before trying supplements or herbal medicines.